Kanye West: 'I Love Love Love White People' But They Should 'Shut The F**k Up & Enjoy The Greatness'

  • by: Alan Duke

Kanye West has had enough of white critics writing about his art because he says they cannot ever understand it since they are not the descendants of slaves.

West, who just released "The Life Of Pablo," sent a burst of tweets Monday pleading to "Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, New York Times, and any other white publication" to "not comment on black music anymore."

It's not that West does not love white people -- in fact he is married to a white woman. "I love love love white people but you don't understand what it means to be the great grandson of ex slaves and make it this far."

But music and sports is about all his people have considering how the white majority has rigged the system against them, he suggests. "The system is designed for colored people to fail and one of our only voices is music. One of our only ways out is music."

Apparently, white journalists should not report on pro basketball either -- unless they can jump and shoot. "Don't tell me Lebron had a bad game. What yo jump shot look like???"

West closed with this demand for white writers: "Shut the f**k up and enjoy the greatness."

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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