T.I. has come to Ice Cube‘s protection amid backlash over the latter’s involvement with Donald Trump. The Grand Hustle rapper insisted individuals should not bounce to conclusions. He believed the “Straight Outta Compton” star would by no means deliberately convey hurt to African-American group.
“You have to give Cube the profit of his status,” he stated in an interview with Power 106. “If we ain’t by no means recognized or seen or caught Cube on no bulls**t – doing no faucet dancing and bending over backwards for no white supremacist – why you suppose he gon begin proper now 35, 40 years in? Why?”
The “Paper Trail” MC continued, “You’ve obtained to give him the credit score of his credibility,” earlier than including, “And for those who ain’t by no means recognized him to be on bulls**t earlier than, why you gon simply robotically put him in the combine of some bulls**t now?”
Ice Cube landed in scorching water after information broke out that he labored with Trump’s crew to develop a so-called “Platinum Plan” based mostly on his Contract with Black America proposal in a bid to clear up points pertaining to the Black group.
The rapper shortly defined himself, claiming he was approached by each Joe Biden’s crew and Trump’s however he in the end determined to go along with the Republicans as a result of they had been keen to act prior to later. “Dems stated we’ll tackle the CWBA after the election,” he tweeted.
When somebody deemed Trump and his allies “the darkside,” he replied, “Every facet is the Darkside for us right here in America. They’re all the identical till one thing modifications for us. They all lie and so they all cheat however we won’t afford not to negotiate with whoever is in energy or our situation on this nation won’t ever change. Our justice is bipartisan.”
As one other particular person pulled out his outdated tweet that stated he would by no means endorse Trump, the N.W.A star insisted his aiding Trump’s crew on the “Platinum Plan” did not imply endorsing the President’s reelection. “I have not endorse anybody,” so he clarified his political stance.