Never one to mince words, hip hop mogul Ice Cube took to Twitter on Monday to tell his 5.7 million followers how he really feels.
After a brief absence from social media, Cube posted a 5 minute video with the caption “Where the hell was Ice Cube?” In the video, Cube explained his lack of the internet, saying he had “repelled” being on social media because it is sometimes a very toxic environment.
“I just felt like it was a lot of noise, a lot of poison, a lot of people with their own personal agendas or party calendars and they really wanted to attack me for what I was doing because it was outside the box. line of what they were doing or what they thought should be done, “Cube said.” When you recognize that people really don’t want to find out the truth, they just want to perpetuate their own narrative against you, it was time to me to back off. “
Cube also noted that he was doing a lot of things out of sight with big business and that he was also working on revising his “contract with black America” to “make sure we specifically hit all of us. areas we may have missed ”.
The video comes after Cube was at the center of controversy after speaking to Donald Trump’s campaign about their “Platinum Plan” – which they said was designed to help black Americans – weeks before the presidential election.
Many people have criticized Cube for this move, accusing him of supporting Donald Trump and letting Trump’s camp “play” so he can use it as leverage to get black votes without keeping any promises.
The owner of Big3 has stated that the Trump and Biden campaigns had extended his hand to him and the Trump campaign asked for his help in crafting the Platinum Plan. He added that Biden’s camp said he would wait until after the election to meet with him.
A lot of people rejected his explanations, and in his video, the 51-year-old artist said people don’t really care about the truth.
“A lot of people don’t really care about finding out the truth and the real deals, they just want to figure out where they don’t agree with you and hit you with; so I understand this game. I’m a big boy, I’m more than a rapper, ”Cube said.
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He reiterated his commitment to work with both sides to defend the interests of black America.
“I just believe that when you really look at the issues we go through his bipartisanship and you’re really tripping up if you don’t look both sides of the aisle and push both sides of the aisle to solve the problem. problem, ”Cube said. “What’s wrong with that? I think we have to try this because our problems are not solved.
Towards the end of his video, Ice Cube said he believed the light would be shed on those who really do community service for the right reasons.
“I feel like it’s a cleanup going on in our community because the true and the false are separating; and all the people who spoke out against what I was doing, you know, I’m just going to look at you and see what you get out of it, ”Ice Cube said.
“You talk about me dreading having something like taxes or stuff, yeah that’s it. Anyone going through it all for f ** king taxes is an idiot,” Cube said. end of the day, we’ll watch you and see what you get, and then we’ll watch people and see what they get. “