Q-Tip: No Diss To Kanye But F*ck Wearing The Confederate Flag
On his personal Twitter account, the fellow G.O.O.D. Music attributed Kanye’s controversial wardrobe choice to a race-wide psychological brainwashing:
I love Kanye no shots but my people continue to suffer psychologically from hardships that happened under that banner— QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) November 6, 2013
Kanye West explained to People Magazine that he taking ownership of the meaning of the Confederate flag and reimagining it:
You know the Confederate flag represented slavery in a way – that’s my abstract take on what I know about it. So I made the song ‘New Slaves.’ So I took the Confederate flag and made it my flag. It’s my flag. Now what are you going to do?