Ice Cube has as soon as once more set issues straight on his political stance after receiving backlash for working with the Trump administration. On Wednesday, October 21, he appeared on HOT 97’s “Ebro within the Morning” to debate his resolution to help Donald Trump‘s workforce together with his Contract with Black America (CWBA).
Saying that he did not really work with the Trump marketing campaign, Cube stated, “I’m not supporting Donald Trump.” That would not essentially imply that he is prepared to offer his vote to Joe Biden, both. The 51-year-old admitted that he is nonetheless undecided about whom to decide on on the upcoming election. While he has voted for Democrat “in each election,” he stated, “I’m a actual true undecided voter as a result of they don’t seem to be doing sufficient.”
Cube additionally defined why he is not wanting to talk solely with Democrats or Republicans, claiming, “Both sides are missing, they usually gotta do higher.” As to why he ultimately works with Trump’s workforce, he stated that Democrats did appear focused on his CWBA , however by no means correctly adopted it up. Meanwhile, Trump administration contacted him after the contract went public. “People can at all times add to it. It’s not my contract. I consider it is out contract,” he stated.
After the Trump workforce reached out, Cube instructed them “nobody’s gonna consider you except you do one thing,” which might be what sparked the tweet from Trump 2020 senior adviser Katrina Pierson. “You know, to me it is politics,” he stated of how he feels in regards to the tweet. “Of course, it is a little shady as a result of it was deceptive, but it surely’s politics.”
During the interview, the “Boyz n the Hood” star additionally advised that racism does exist in either side of the main political poles. “White supremacy do flip me off, but it surely’s in all places, and it is on either side of the aisle,” he claimed. “That’s simply the fact that we stay in, and I’m not naive to that. We’re engulfed in white supremacy, in order that’s simply one thing we’re gonna need to struggle our means out of.”
Repeatedly stressing that he is not a fan of Trump or a supporter, Cube stated that the present president ought to perform the promise of the Platinum Plan as a result of what he is doing proper now is not working. “Your nation is coming aside,” he criticized the forty fifth POTUS. “It’s coming aside on the seams, it do not work. It’s not mounted. It’s not nice once more. You wanna repair that? You gotta repair the black problem.”
Prior to this interview, Cube hit out at Trump’s son Eric Trump for sharing a pretend photograph depicting him and 50 Cent as Trump’s supporters. In the doctored picture, each rappers wore “Trump 2020” hats whereas posing collectively at what seemed like a basketball sport. Cube referred to as out the 36-year-old businessman, “N***a please…”