Kanye West is being called out for being yet again involved in another antisemitic controversy over a lyric from his latest musical project.
The rapper has been in the headlines for making outrageous antisemitic comments in the past and as recently as early this year, which stripped him of major business deals and caused a whopping $400 million decline in his net worth.
However, it seems that some notable Jewish organizations are fed up with his antics, and speaking out!
Kanye West Gets Called Out By Jewish Groups For His Stunts
Over the weekend, West performed his latest song titled “Vultures,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Lil Durk, which contains an offensive lyric, at a Dubai nightclub.
“Vultures” was leaked earlier this month as he worked on a new joint album with Ty Dolla $ign in the Middle East. In the song, West was heard rapping that he could not be tagged antisemitic because of her “f—- a Jewish b—-h.”
However, the producer’s latest act did not go down well with some Jewish advocacy organizations, as a rep for the Anti-Defamation League released a statement addressing the lyrics. “At a time of rising antisemitism worldwide, it’s disgusting to see Kanye once again use his platform to spew Jew hatred,” the organization wrote.
The league added that it was not shocked that the vile lyric came from West, who is an “unrepentant antisemite and clearly a misogynist.”
Richard Hirschhaut of the American Jewish Committee also told TMZ that the rapper’s antisemitic activities over the years are well recorded, and this latest display is “particularly pathetic and sad.” Hirschhaut added that fueling the “flames of antisemitism” and promoting it to his massive followers, especially at such a sensitive period for the Jewish community, is “unforgivable.”
The backlash from the Jewish organizations comes days after a video of West rapping the vulgar song at the Dubai club made waves online. The Donda rapper was seen alongside Chris Brown, Bump J, Vory, Cyhi, The Prynce, and others dancing their hearts out during the performance.
West also shaded his former manager Scooter Braun with the lyric “I just f—– Scooter’s b—–,” and talked about the Columbine shooting.
Fans and leaders in the online Jewish community wasted no time going to social media to condemn all the individuals spotted in the video, as one commented: “Disgusting.” Another user added: “Chris brown doesn’t surprise anyone at least he keep his hands to himself.”
Kanye West, Chris Brown, Ty Dolla Sign, Bump J, Vory, Cyhi The Prynce and more listening to Ye’s song “Vultures” at his party in Dubai. pic.twitter.com/Itl7wF0Uxt
— XXL Magazine (@XXL) November 24, 2023
Another described West’s antics as “attention seeking,” adding that “he is too talented to disrespect ANY women in that manner.”
“Why are we surprised that a women abuser and a man with severe untreated mental health condition would produce such a vile clip? Or song for that matter. These people have lost their soul a long time ago,” remarked a very displeased commenter.
The father of four and his wife Bianca Censori were also spotted together at the Royal Atlantis Hotel in Dubai, further trashing rumors of any tension in their almost one year old marriage.
The ‘Selah’ Rapper Allegedly Moved To Trademark An Anti-Semitic Phrase
Last month, the 24-time Grammy winner reportedly was in similar hot waters when he reportedly tried to trademark the phrase “YEWS” for use on his products and businesses.
Court papers revealed that Ox Paha Inc. filed for the sole rights to the phrase earlier in October. Per reports, West allegedly had secret connections to the firm after it listed the rapper’s office on Melrose Ave. as its address.
West’s alleged anti-semitic ways first gained massive publicity during his Paris Fashion Week show in October 2022 where he and his models wore a shirt with the words “White Lives Matter.” The statement immediately raised suspicions as it is popularly used to counter the Black Lives Matter movement
The rapper responded to the backlash on social media tweeting “I’m a bit sleepy tonight, but when I wake up, I’m going death con 3 On JEWISH PEOPLE. The funny thing is I actually can’t be Anti Semitic because black people are actually Jews also; you guys have toyed with me and tried to blackball anyone who opposes your agenda.”
The designer then declared his admiration for Adolf Hitler and added that the Holocaust never happened. West’s comments led to the suspension of his social media accounts, the removal of his wax figures from Madame Tussauds London, and terminated deals with Gap, Balenciaga, Adidas, and Foot Locker.
Notable figures like President Joe Biden, ex-wife Kim Kardashian, Pusha T, and Khloe Kardashian also publicly condemned his unbearable actions.
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