Kanye West is back to spewing right-wing rhetoric in an attempt to defend his support for President Donald Trump.
On Saturday, the 42-year-old rapper appeared in Salt Lake City for another installment of his Sunday Service. Shortly after taking the stage, ‘Ye dived into a political rant about the backlash over his pro-Trump comments and reminded the audience it was a Republican president who abolished slavery in the United States.
“Abraham Lincoln was the Whig Party—that’s the Republican Party that freed the slaves,” he said, before telling the crowd he refused to oppose Trump simply because he was black. “[…] I ain’t never make a decision based only on my color. That’s a form of slavery — mental slavery. I ain’t drink from the white person fountain. … I ain’t playing with them. All these mind controllers, the media, all of these mind controllers. I find that wherever Christ is where I’ve got my mind at. We find that the love of Christ is where I’ve got my mind back.” ‘Ye made similar statements via Twitter last year and was immediately criticized for failing to acknowledge party realignment in the U.S. Continue this story on https://www.complex.com/music/2019/10/kanye-west-reiterates-republican-party-freed-slaves-sunday-service