The Daily Show host Trevor Noah recently blasted rapper and producer Kanye West for criticizing rap culture.
During an interview, West called out the culture and said that it focuses on “f—ing somebody else’s b—-,” buying foreign-made cars, and rapping “about things that can get you locked up.”
“I was watching that, and I was like, are you s—-ing me?” Noah said. “Like, of all people. I’m not saying everything he’s saying is wrong, but you are gonna say it? You, as Kanye West, are gonna talk s— about other rappers talking about buying ‘foreign?’”
“You, as Kanye West? ’I know Spike Lee’s gonna kill me, but let me finish, I’d rather buy 80 gold chains and go ign’ant,” Noah continued. “That Kanye West? Like, are you serious? ‘You’re such a f—ing ho, I love it?’ That Kanye West is gonna talk s— about rappers f—ing b—-es?’”
“OK, let me get this straight. So you’re saying that every Black person in America is brainwashed? You’re saying that 70, 80, 90% of Black people who are voting Democrat, they’re brainwashed?” he asked. “ So you’re saying you’re the only person who’s enlightened, and all these Black people are stupidly following this Democratic-victim ?”
“What is more likely?” Noah asked. “The fact that these people are brainwashed, or the fact that, in America, you have to vote for the system that gives you the best chance? You only have two choices, and that does make it weird, but you only have two choices, and if you are a Black person you go, well, I’m going to vote for the choice that gives me the best chance of success.”
Check out the clip below.