Bow Wow Reflects On “Self-Centered” 2016 Tweets About Politics & Race

Written by on June 24, 2020

In 2016, Bow Wow discovered himself entrenched in controversy after he was requested about who he deliberate on voting for: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? The rapper said on the time that he’d determined to remain out of politics and when advised that his ancestors died for his proper to vote, issues turned fascinating. He started to clarify that he is of blended heritage so issues had been totally different for him, and went on to tweet, “Yeah I seen SELMA… Was I associated to anybody no. [I’m] saying my moss aspect of household is NOT BLACK. Heritage totally different.”To a different individual, Bow Wow stated, “Individuals need me to struggle the facility, I am simply not with all that. It isn’t me.”

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It appears that evidently the daddy and actuality star has had a change of coronary heart  In a latest interview with Leisure Tonight, Bow Wow stated that his earlier feedback had been “misconstrued” and admitted that his outlook has modified. “That is the primary time I have been affected by something that is occurred in our nation,” he stated. “It made me wish to get out and become involved.”

“By me looking the window and seeing all races, all colours, protesting, marching for the trigger, I felt like, ‘Yo, I gotta get down there and stroll with them.’ That is what I did. It is proper in entrance of me… one thing has affected me right here in our nation,” stated Bow Wow. “I obtained a nine-year-old daughter that I am elevating throughout this loopy time, asking Dad questions, and I am ensuring I obtained the solutions. You get the solutions by getting on the market, getting lively, watching the information… For me, that is been the most important change.”

He added that he speaks along with his daughter, Shai, commonly about what is going on on on this planet.  “I used to be youthful, self-centered and did not know all of the details. I am 33 years previous now. It is time to change,” he stated. “My little lady thinks police are dangerous. I do not know on the time if she noticed a film or the place it got here from, however she’s undoubtedly conscious. She’s watching films, she’s digging up on her historical past. She simply performed Harriet Tubman in her faculty play proper earlier than the pandemic… so she’s very conscious what is going on on with Black Lives Matter and what it means.” 

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