The Chicago rapper has been mum on Kanye’s antics for the most part. He was stopped by TMZ at Equinox in Los Angeles on Friday (May 4) where he finally opened up.
“It’s a lot going on in the world, like women being dragged out of Waffle House,” Common said, referring to the infamous April incident in Alabama where a Black woman was forcefully removed from the restaurant by police. “Black people being shot down in the street. You know, we got people in the government and the president and others that are lying and just creating divisiveness. I think us focusing on tweets and comments when we can really change conditions….I want to put more energy into changing conditions.”
The Be rapper still has love for his frequent collaborator. “No matter what, Kanye is my brother,” he added. “I don’t agree with everything he says and everything he’s thinking. But I don’t agree with a lot of things with people that I love. But that don’t mean I love them any differently.”
Check out the full interview with Common below.
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