Kevin Gates in no stranger to stirring up controversy with his words. The rapper recently caught a lot of flak for his comments on the Black Lives Matter movement. Gates is sticking to his comments and letting people know about his reasons for doing so.
During his interview with Akademiks on his Off The Record podcast, Gates reflected on the comments he made on the movement and revealed he doesn’t see color or race. The “Bad For Me” rapper explained in detail why he no longer feels like being part of the culture.
Gates also went on to defend Stacey Dash, someone who was ostracized due to her controversial right-winged political views.
“We kill each other. I’m talking about we lay up under each other’s cars, lay behind each other’s houses then whip by, boom boom, kill everybody in the car…We kill each other, but as soon as a white boy kills one of us, everybody go to hoopin’ and hollerin’ and all that old stupid-ass sh*t … That’s bullsh*t.”
“When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not half way. I said it before, and I’ll say it again, and fuck who don’t like that. You know what’s worse than a n****? Another one.”
“They were like, ‘Stacey Dash said that it shouldn’t be no BET. Everybody should be Americans.’ And I was like, ‘If she said that, then I feel like I agree with that because there’s only two types of people in life: real people and fake people,’”
Gates first presented his stance on the movement in 2016 when he hopped on Instagram and posted a minute-long diatribe on why it didn’t make any sense to complain about social injustices against Black people because of Black-on-Black crime.
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