Jay-Z’s Own Racism Needs To Be Addressed

Jay-z recently said Trump was bringing out an ugly side of America that needs to be addressed. Here’s a flashback to expose his own racism and prejudice. This needs to be addressed

Via Daily Mail circa 2014: Jay-Z raised eyebrows at the Barclay’s Center last week when he wore a medallion symbolizing the Five Percent Nation

The Brooklyn-born rapper was sitting court-side at a Nets game on Tuesday with wife Beyonce when he was snapped wearing the controversial symbol. One of the core tenants of the Five Percent Nation – an off-shoot of the Nation of Islam – is that white people are ‘wicked and inferior’ to black men. When asked by a reporter whether the medallion is meaningful to him, Jay-Z shrugged and said ‘A little bit’.

This isn’t the first time that the rapper has been connected to the Five-Percenters.  He was photographed wearing another similar medallion while giving radio interviews for his album Magna Carta Holy Grail last summer. And in ‘Heaven’ a track on that album, Jay-Z references the Five-Percenters acronym for Allah by rapping ‘Arm leg leg arm head’.

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