Ice Cube Worked with Trump Administration on ‘Platinum Plan’ for Black America

Written by on October 14, 2020

Ice Dice is addressing his function in growing the Trump administration’s proposed “Platinum Plan” for Black Individuals.

On Tuesday, Trump senior advisor Katrina Pierson introduced that the N.W.A rapper was working with the White Home. “Shoutout to @icecube for his willingness to step up and work with @realDonaldTrump Administration to assist develop the #PlatinumPlan,” Pierson tweeted. “Leaders gonna lead, haters gonna hate. Thanks for main!”

A rep for Dice tells Rolling Stone that he provided to fulfill with each the Trump and Biden campaigns to debate an “agenda for Black Individuals” and help for his Contract With Black America (CWBA).

On Sunday, Dice shared an 8-minute-long video titled “DON’T KILL THE MESSENGER” throughout which he mentioned he’s not leaping on the “gravy practice” and supporting Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. “No president has finished proper by us, so I don’t belief none of them,” he mentioned. “So placing our hopes and desires behind any of them simply don’t work. We gotta make ’em do what we wanna do.”

Throughout his conferences with each Democrat and Republican leaders, he mentioned the Trump administration “put $500 billion on the desk” for the Black neighborhood. Nevertheless, he was not sure what the result could be. “I simply know considered one of them is gonna win … I don’t know if can actually matter to us, we gotta simply push whoever’s in there, as a result of ain’t no one actually solved our issues,” he mentioned. “Individuals say we will’t take one other 4 years of this… Black folks, we will take something, shit.”

“Joe Biden, the Democrats, I consider they owe us,” he added. “Will they do proper by us on the finish of the day, who is aware of?”

The Democrats mentioned they’d deal with the CWBA after Election Day, whereas Trump’s administration integrated a number of the CWBA into their “Platinum Plan.”

“Info: I put out the CWBA. Each events contacted me. Dems mentioned we’ll deal with the CWBA after the election,” Dice tweeted on Wednesday. “Trump marketing campaign made some changes to their plan after speaking to us in regards to the CWBA.”

He acquired backlash on social media from followers, who referenced outdated tweets from Dice the place he slammed the president. “I’ll by no means endorse a mothafu**a like Donald Trump! EVER!!!” learn one tweet.

After a fan expressed his disappointment with Dice “working with the Darkside,” he responded, “Each facet is the Darkside for us right here in America. They’re all the identical till one thing modifications for us. All of them lie they usually all cheat however we will’t afford to not negotiate with whoever is in energy or our situation on this nation won’t ever change. Our justice is bipartisan.”

Over the summer season, Dice stirred extra controversy for posting anti-Semitic memes and conspiracy theories on Twitter.

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