Kanye West speaks out on politics, slavery and more

In a recent interview, the rapper also engaged with someone over his comments in the TMZ newsroom.
0:52 | 05/02/18

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You hear about slavery for 400 years. For high pressure hundred years that sound like a choice. Like you was there for 400 years and it's all y'all? You know, like -- it's like we're mentally imprisoned. There's facts and real-world, real-life consequence behind everything that you just said. We have to deal with the marginalization that's come from the 400 years of slavery that you said for our people was a choice, bro. You got to be responsible, man. Bro, I'm sorry I hurt you. And Kanye taking to Twitter tonight to clarify his choice of words writing, to make myself clear, of course I know that slaves did not get shackled and put on a boat by free will. The reason why I brought up the 400 years point is because we can't be mentally imprisoned for another 400 years. We need free thought now. Kanye Weston night.

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