Ben Carson has spoken out and he is all for Kanye West running for president in 2020.
During a recent interview with ABC, the retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate expressed that he is willing to give West “a chance.” “He’ll be able to explain things and see if he resonates with the people,” Carson said.
The 65-year-old continued, “I did have an opportunity to talk with him. I was extremely impressed with his business acumen. He knows a lot about business. I talked to him about the possibility of maybe himself and some of the other people in pop culture doing some music that might be uplifting that might give young women a sense of their value and young men a sense of responsibility. I think it could be a tremendous thing in our society.”
West, who announced his presidential candidacy during the MTV VMAs, has been getting a great deal of support from several people, including Donald Trump, Chelsea Clinton and Scandal star, Khandi Alexander.
HipHollywood caught up with mama Pope during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards where she revealed her support for the rapper. “Kanye West should run for president. Because think about what the UN meetings would be like when he would go ‘hold up ok lets shut all this down.’ For that alone,” she told us.
Who’s Really Delusional? Charlamagne Can’t Quite Comprehend Amara La Negra’s Colorism Issues
This is uncomfortable to watch.
Love & Hip Hop Miami star Amara La Negra stopped by The Breakfast Club for a chat about her life, career and experience with colorism. Unfortunately, the interview started of awkwardly when Charlamagne’s first questions was, “What are you?” You see, for whatever reason, the radio host was confused about La Negra’s Afro-Latina heritage. And while there’s nothing wrong with an honesty inquiry, it was the way he asked the question that was off-putting. But, it didn’t stop there.
Charlamange, along to co-host, DJ Envy, repeatedly asked the reality star what was her “struggle”, ignorantly assuming that colorism isn’t a thing anymore because of all the advancements in the entertainment industry that have occurred. Yet, and still, you don’t see artist of Amara’s hue celebrated on any Latina platform such as Univision or Telemundo. The host, with the exception of Angela Yee, then proceeded to deduce Amara’s issue to being a problem that’s “all in (her) head”, even referencing the success of Cardi B. as evidence of La Negra’s delusion. You have to watch this to believe it…
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