Kanye West says Black people are ‘culture-less’ (video)

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West (Photo credit: Bang Media)

Fresh off the debut of his hit gospel album Jesus is King, Kanye West gave a comprehensive interview regarding his transformation from superstar rapper to Christian musician and his unapologetic devotion to the current White House administration.

In an interview on Big Boy’s YouTube channel, Big Boy TV, the rapper broached a myriad of hot topics, including his opinion that Blacks “do not drive culture” and that Blacks are, in fact, “culture-less.”

Kanye, as he’s mostly called, abhors the fact that he’s been ostracized by urbanites for supporting Donald Trump. The man who now renounced rap music — including all of his former hits — said that having a mental illness and being exiled from his culture over being pro-Trump, has made him more relatable and appreciated by Middle America.

“Me being taken to my lowest, being called a coon by my own people. The guy that said ‘George Bush doesn’t care about Black people’ is a coon because I didn’t say ‘I’m going to vote on Hillary Clinton.’ And that actually made me more relatable. You can’t imagine when I go through Middle America,” Kanye said. “I was driving fast … and I hit a red light and a guy said, ‘Now, why you gotta go so fast, that you gotta drive and cut me – what Kanye? Oh, thank you for what you’re doing for our country. Thank you so much.’ Like, you have no idea.”

Kim Kardashian’s husband and father of four said it is not true that Black people drive American culture — despite the overwhelming evidence that suggests Black people do — because Blacks are not owners of the culture.

“And this one of my main things: What is the culture? It’s like, ‘Man, this ain’t for the culture, we doing something for the culture.’ We are orphans, bro,” West said of Black people. ”We are culture-less. We don’t have our own culture. We signed to culture vultures. We sign our life away, our contracts are culture vultures. Think about everything that’s cultural. Taking the knee is cultural; being on social media is cultural; wearing high-fashion is cultural; pushing a foreign is cultural; all these things are not owned by our culture. So who designed the culture? What does it mean to do it for the culture? That’s why I do it for Christ.”

Flip the page to hear the rest of Yeezy’s controversial interview with radio personality Big Boy:

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks



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