Talib Kweli Suspended From Twitter For “Repeated Violations”
Written by B87FM on August 5, 2020
For these of you not maintaining with Talib Kweli or his Twitter strikes, the rap legend has been angering a couple of people over of the microblogging web site. In early July, the video of Lil Wayne and 50 Cent was making its method by Twitterverse when a consumer requested most of the people what rappers have married Black ladies apart from Snoop Dogg. One other random particular person despatched off a listing of names that included Jay-Z, Killer Mike, Kendrick Lamar, Probability The Rapper, 2 Chainz, and Talib Kweli. A 24-year-old girl named Maya Moody replied to the tweet by pertaining to the subject of colorism. “Actually nearly all of them are married to lightskinned ladies however that’s a dialog for one more day.” It was a random response that lit Twitter ablaze.
Talib Kweli noticed Maya’s response and was ired by her message. “Nah let’s have this convo at present,” he replied. “Are we speaking all of my relationships? My kids’s mom as nicely? Or are you solely speaking about who you assume I’m at present in a relationship proper now? I imply, is any of this actually any of your enterprise?” Then, the music icon went by her outdated tweets and resurfaced them in an try to discredit her. In response to a prolonged, detailed, thorough exposé by Jezebel, Kweli would pen tweets directed at Maya for upwards of 12 hours a day at occasions.
He reportedly accused her of being related to Nazis after which the rapper’s followers doxxed her and her household. Their addresses, images, workplaces, and salaries have been shared. Folks started threatening Maya, as nicely. Jezebel reached out to Talib Kweli concerning the controversy, and he mentioned, “Maya Moody is a liar. I’ve by no means cyber harassed anybody in my life. I responded, on Twitter, to the lies that Maya posted about me. Whenever you reply to somebody who posts lies about you, that’s not harassment.”
This went on for weeks, together with the rapper sharing screenshots over on his Instagram web page. Maya additionally introduced up previous accusations in opposition to Keli from ladies who said he made unwarranted sexual advances—one thing that he adamantly denies. She made a couple of petty strikes by altering her Twitter header, however it did not take lengthy for her to comprehend he wasn’t letting up. He acquired in IG Reside and complained about Maya and even began discussions on his Fb web page. Then, in late July, he made an announcement on IG that he was completed with Twitter. Nonetheless, a spokesperson for Twitter instructed Pitchfork that Kweli was completely booted for violating its guidelines.
“The account has been completely suspended after repeated violations of the Twitter guidelines. Twitter’s objective is to serve the general public dialog. Violence, harassment and different comparable forms of habits discourage folks from expressing themselves, and finally diminish the worth of world public dialog. Our guidelines are to make sure all folks can take part within the public dialog freely and safely.”