Let’s be honest here for a second. This will be the last I ever speak of Kanye West. In my opinion he has lost his mind and there’s no coming back from it. His latest behavior has been appalling to say the least. Some may say it was just antics to get attention for his album.
Some may say he’s just being himself or whatever. But I call BS. For him to be a so called “genius” he could’ve done a lot better at figuring out ways to grab attention for his album. But he didn’t and here we are. His mother, Dr. Donda (may she Rest In Peace) can’t be too happy with what he is doing and saying.
He is not only a descendant of slaves but also of the Black Panther Party. So I don’t understand, nor do I care to at this point, how he can support the head POS in charge #45 and say slavery was “a choice”. In his own words HOW SWAY? This “new” Kanye is a complete 180 from the old Kanye. Of course as a human being you have every right to evolve as time goes on. But you’re supposed to get better and smarter not the opposite. At least that’s what I thought anyway.
I was a huge fan of his from College Dropout to Late Registration. Everything after that I couldn’t really get with. And I actually tried because I was a fan. By then it was the beginning of the end for me as a fan of his. I honestly felt hurt and angry when I learned that he supports a racist president and insulted my ancestors by saying slavery was a choice. False Prophets by J. Cole instantly came to mind. That song was prophetic in a way and aged well.
DISCLAIMER: I’m not one to put celebrities on a pedestal. I think we shouldn’t put people in that space because they’re not perfect and that’s okay because they’re human. But at the same time I believe that people with a platform should use their voices to help and not hurt.
I don’t think he realizes the harm he has done to his fans and the everyday people who don’t live in the celebrity bubble. By him saying “slavery was a choice”, another war has been ignited. He has now solidified what racist people have been thinking and saying for centuries. He has become a new one man minstrel show shucking and jiving to entertain the white folks.
I’m done. I will no longer support this guy. Everyone’s fav has shown his complete ass. There is no “separate the art from the person” in this case. What he’s done is detrimental and he doesn’t even realize it. I can’t even listen to the old Kanye without thinking about his behavior and his asinine statements. At this point I’m just going to have to delete everything.
Sorry not Sorry Kanye. You’ve lost a fan.