Lil Wayne on Riots: Stop Blaming All Cops and Making It About Race

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Rap superstar Lil Wayne has urged people to stop jumping to conclusions about the death of George Floyd and to stop blaming "everybody with a badge" and "everybody of a certain race."

Rap superstar Lil Wayne has urged people to stop jumping to conclusions about the death of George Floyd and to stop blaming “everybody with a badge” and “everybody of a certain race.

The Grammy-winner, regarded as one of the most influential rappers of his generation, condemned protestors who are attacking police officers and smearing white people.

I think when we see these situations, I think we also have to understand that we have to get very specific,” Lil Wayne said in an Instagram Live conversation with rapper Fat Joe. “We have to get so specific and what I mean by that, we have to stop viewing it from such a broad view, meaning we have to stop placing the blame on the whole force and the whole everybody of a certain race or everybody with a badge.

We have to actually get into who that person is,” Wayne continued. “And if we want to place the blame on anybody, it should be ourselves for not doing more than what we think we’re doing.”

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In distressing footage that went viral across social media earlier this week, Floyd was heard saying he could not breathe as former police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck. Floyd later died as a result, and Chauvin has since been arrested and charged with manslaughter and third degree murder.

Since Tuesday, violent protests have spread from Minnesota to states across the country, as far-left and Black Lives Matter affiliated activist groups trash, burn, and loot.

Breitbart report: Reacting to the racially charged debate surrounding Floyd’s death, Lil Wayne said people must be “very specific” when reacting to such events and not to immediately assume blame to an entire race or law enforcement.

The rapper, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., added that people needed to fully understand the issues and obtain all the relevant facts before taking to the streets in such a manner.

What we need to do, we need to learn about it more,” he said. “If we want to scream about something, know what we’re screaming about. You wanna protest about something, know what we protesting about. It’s a bunch of facts that we think we know that we don’t know. If we want to get into it, know what we talkin’ about before we talk about it.”

Lil Wayne, 37, is regarded by many people as one of the greatest most influential hip-hop artists of his generation. And he’s been criticized by the far-left for his intense skepticism of social justice movements such as Black Lives Matter and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to “take a knee” in protest of perceived racial injustice.

The reason people always ask me why you don’t say this, why you don’t do that, what else am I gonna do after that?” Lil Wayne told Fat Joe. “Some people put a tweet out and they think they did something. Some people wear a shirt, they think they did something.”

I mean, what you gon’ do after that?” he posited. “Did you actually help the person? Did you actually help the family? Did you actually go out and do something? If I ain’t about to do all that, then I ain’t about to do nothing… I pray for them.”

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry is a writer at The People's Voice. He covers politics, business and entertainment. Speaking truth to power since he learned to talk, Baxter has travelled in over 80 countries and won arguments in every single one. Live without fear.
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    • $100 for anyone who hangs his lifeless corpse up on the fence during the peaceful protest.

  1. We can see….we have eyes. The riots are overwhelmingly black way in excess of the percentage of the general population! The inclusion of domestic terrorist groups like BLM and Antifa is also proof. Were the Panthers in these riots too?

  2. Theyre just robbing and looting for everything they can get and smashing up the businesses cause they really hate the owners Quite fairly too ,since the business class are the biggest culprits after the professionals, in creating grotesque inequality and poverty and everything reprehensible to any ideals of democratic origins. Greedy thieving dishonest psychopathic serial killers and MOBSTERS really. Just because they mask their gang warfare and their looting g thieving plundering injuring killing acts ,their Jekyll and Hyde lies ,legally under a moral authorities smokescreen of protection doesn’t make it moral .Lucky for them, they deviously, like snakes in the garden , have control of the news and education to keep everyone dumb and ignorant worshipping evil as good and good as evil.

  3. Unfortunately most blacks are low IQ savages that need to be controlled with an iron fist. Most blacks are unable to live in peace because of this. They will take any chance they can to be violent, looting, raping, murdering, racist sacks of shit as its in their genes and they cant control themselves. They have proven it time and time again.

  4. The Mayor of Chicago proved what type of dirt bag she is. Her incompetence is noted all over the USA… 49 Shot 9 dead just over Memorial Day Weekend and she could care less because she was send cops to arrest and stop churches from opening. She has to throw some crap at the President because she thinks people are actually stupid enough to think she is of any consequence. The state is in the mess it is in because of Pritzker and Lightfoots incompetence not the Presidents or anyone else outside of this corrupt IL state.

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