Kanye West Says Slavery was a Choice

Kan-troversy Kanye West appeared on TMZ Live Tuesday where he made a number of comments that are already stirring up controversy

T.I., in response: "Your intentions, from what you tell me, are pure, but the direction that you took to get there is a bit unorthodox and kind of - I would say, some people would say - thoughtless... For 400?! That sounds like a choice." said Ye. We're mentally in prison. Slavery is to blacks as the Holocaust is to Jews. Blacks and whites being one race. The "Red Pill" podcaster responded that he was hurt by West's comments about slavery and warned of the weight that the rapper's words carry with the public.

West generated considerable controversy last week when he started posting a series of tweets on April 25 expressing his admiration for Trump.

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In the interview, Kanye also opens up on his decision to wear one of Trump's "Make America Great Again" caps - describing it as a fight for equality.

"Don't try to "whacko-Jacko" me for saying that, because that's what the media is trying to do, they're attacking me with these smoke screens that I am not going to fall for", West said. We don't know how to think for ourselves. Speaking of therapy that helped him get past his meltdown, he said, "Nah, I use the world as my therapist".

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"I think I'm in a stronger place than I ever was after the breakdown, or as I like to call it 'the breakthrough, '" he said before his blow-up on TMZ Tuesday afternoon. We're taught how to feel. TMZ reporter Van Lathan shot back and called West's comments the "absence of thought".

He said however of the half that he does agree with: "The ability to do what no one said you could do... to do the impossible is the most inspiring thing to me". "People say 'feel free, ' but they don't really want us to feel free". But there is fact and real word outcome behind everything you just said, ' he continued. "Frankly, I'm disappointed, I'm appalled and, brother, I am unbelievably hurt by the fact that you have morphed into something, to me, that's not real".

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