It’s a free country. And rapper Kanye West is not going to let anyone, any group or any political organization tell him whom he can or can’t support for office.
He defended his support of President Donald Trump this week, saying it would be “mental slavery” to make a decision or cast a vote based purely on one’s skin color.
“That’s the Republican Party that freed the slaves,” West said on Saturday in Salt Lake City, Utah, during his Sunday Service session. He noted that Abe Lincoln, a Republican, was in office when slavery in the United States came to an end. And he said people criticize him because he “chose my right.” “And we got the right, right? We got a right to our opinions, right?” said West. “You black, so you can’t like Trump?” “I ain’t […]
Kanye West At Sunday Service Salt Lake City talked about the Republican Party of Lincoln freeing the slaves and how he supports Trump: “I ain’t never made a decision only based on my color. That’s a form of slavery, mental slavery.” pic.twitter.com/0Cwom01ipF
— Hunter Schwarz (@hunterschwarz) October 5, 2019