Rapper Lil Wayne Says He Doesn't Feel Connected to the Black Lives Matter Movement


In a new interview with “ABC Nightline” rapper Lil Wayne talked about his music, his success, and his feelings about America. In a preview clip shared by Nightline ahead of the interview Lil Wayne let his personal opinion be known about Black Lives Matter and made a lot of people mad. Wayne said during his interview with ABC that he didn't feel BLM the movement. The short clip released and showed a side of Wayne that was very personal. Here is some of the things Weezy said during his interview.

"I don't feel connected to a damn thing that ain't got nothing to do with me," Lil Wayne told ABC News' Linsey Davis. "You feeling connected to something that ain't got nothing to do with you? If it ain't got nothing to do with me, I ain't connected to it."

"I'm connected to my fucken flag," Lil Wayne said. "I'm a gang banger, man. I'm connected."

Prior to this interview, the rapper stirred controversy on Fox Sports, where he said he doesn't see racism because so many of his fans are white.

"I don't think I got to express this, but it's who you are. You get treated accordingly," Lil Wayne told "Nightline." "I don't know nothing about that, what they're talking about. I'm rich as nigga. Man, don't get mad 'cause I'm rich and I don't see none of that."

"I don't know, that you put a name on such a -- that's what it was. It's not a name; it's not whatever, whatever,"

"It's somebody got shot by a policeman for a fucked up reason. I am a young, black, rich nigga. If that don't let you know that America understand black fucken matter these days, I don't what it is.

"I don't know what you mean. Now, don't come at me with that," he said. "My life matters, especially to my bitchs."

Check out the full interview below

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