Top HipHop HipHopDX News
Ye addressed his controversial Paris Fashion Week move in a conversation with Tucker Carlson on Thursday (October 6), revealing he thought the shirt was “funny.”
“I do certain things from a feeling,” he said. “I just channel the energy, it just feels right. It’s using a gut instinct, a connection with God, and just brilliance … God is preparing us for the real battles, and we are in a battle with the media. The majority of the media has a God-less agenda, and the jokes are not working. This whole like, ‘Oh, Ye’s crazy,’ and all these things, they don’t work.”
Kanye West continued: “My dad is an educated ex-Black Panther and he put a text to me that said, ‘White Lives Matter hahaha.’ And I said, ‘I thought the shirt was a funny shirt.’ I said the idea of me wearing it was funny. I said, ‘Dad, what do you think of it?’ He said, ‘Just a Black man stating the obvious.’
“My favorite response, ’cause I kept on thinking, ‘They’re looking for an explanation.’ And people say, ‘Well, as an artist, you don’t have to give an explanation, but as a leader, you do.’ So the answer to why I wrote ‘White Lives Matter’ on a shirt is, because they do. It’s the obvious thing.”
Speaking on why the decision would be considered controversial, he said, “Because the same people that have stripped us of our identity and labeled us as a color have told us what it means to be Black, and the vernacular that we’re supposed to have.”
Kanye West talked more about the “White Lives Matter” shirt during an appearance on French television show Clique, explaining it was in response to seeing white people wear Black Lives Matter shirts.
“At a certain point, it felt like I saw white people wearing shirts that said ‘Black Lives Matter’ like they were doing me such a favor by having a T-shirt that reminded me that my life mattered, like I didn’t already know that,” he said. “So I thought I’d return the favor and let white people know that, ‘Hey, your life matters too.’”
In the same interview, he also spoke briefly about why he believes Black Lives Matter is a scam.
“Well, because it’s proven,” he said. “They had people who ended up taking money from it. I mean, this documentation is out there. And just, as Black people, we’re gonna need more than just a T-shirt and a six million dollar home. We need what was promised to us.”
Ever ask yourself, where can I find Hip-Hop news? Want to find all the Hip-Hop news in one place? Want to get all the news from HipHopDX and many other top Hip Hop news sites? Only want to look for up to date news in one site?
Look no further than TopHipHopNews !!!! The one stop shop for all your Hip Hop news. Bringing in the top Hip Hop news sites in one location. Follow on Twitter and keep the conversation moving!
Like, Share, Follow and subscribe to TopHipHopNews everywhere and tell everyone you know that tophiphopnews.com is the best place to get your Daily Dose of Hip Hop news.
HipHopDX News Kanye West Explains Why He Wore ‘White Lives Matter’ Shirt In ‘Fox News’ Interview https://tophiphopnews.com/kanye-west-explains-why-he-wore-white-lives-matter-shirt-in-fox-news-interview/ https://hiphopdx.com/rss/news.xml https://hiphopdx.com/news/id.74007/title.kanye-west-white-lives-matter-shirt-fox-new-explanation Top HipHop http://TopHipHopNews.com https://static.hiphopdx.com/2022/10/Kanye-West-Drake.png