Jidenna has been criticised and labelled a fool by critics after comparing XXXTentacion, the slain rapper who assaulted several women and a gay man, to the human rights activist Malcolm X.
For those who are so woke that their compassion is asleep, remember this…if Malcolm X was killed at the age of 20, he would have died an abuser, a thief, an addict, and a narrow-minded depressed & violent criminal. So, I believe in change for the young.
— Jidenna (@Jidenna) June 18, 2018
His remarks sparked disappointment from those familiar with the late rapper’s allegedly abusive ways and his endorsement of Dylan Roof, the white supremacist who murdered innocent African-Americans as they worshipped in church.
Y’all music industry niggas never even piped up when his girlfriend was getting beat or when his fans harassed her so much she had to leave her job or when he beat a gay man nearly to death just for starring at him but now we’re supposed to believe he’s Malcolm x reincarnated
— Fiona Applebum 🍎 (@hannaallison_) June 18, 2018
Royce da 5’9
Don’t forget Kendrick fought Spotify on the music not being actively promoted through playlists.
who else is prioritizing this man over the people he tormented because they don’t value women and gays?
— Read it twice more BEFORE you quote/reply (@CNRush) June 18, 2018
I KNEW JIDENNA WAS NOT TO BE TRUSTED.
— Saeed Jones (@theferocity) June 18, 2018
.@Jidenna is comparing a rich 20-year-old musician who is unrepentant and abusive to women, who vocally rejected feminism and the MeToo movement….to Detroit Redd AKA Malcolm Little
Malcolm at 20 was robbing rich white folks and SURVIVING in Boston.
Malcolm X said this: pic.twitter.com/FpE7cEokRC
— Charles Preston (@_CharlesPreston) June 19, 2018
Just a taste of what he did to this woman. He was a monster. pic.twitter.com/LfYUd93vWp
— J A N A Y (@mmm_mylipshurt) June 19, 2018
XXXTentacion cosigned and glorified Dylan Roof. Good riddance
— Killmonger (@Still2blak) June 19, 2018
Maybe y'all will get it now. Dylan Roof is the white kid who shot up a church full of black people and XXXTentacion was cheering him on. Are y'all really caping for this nonsense? https://t.co/Yi76cVDRR0
— Mpumi. (@MpumiNgwenyas) June 19, 2018
@xxxtentacion has been pronounced dead after a gunshot wound. Wonder if it was because he hung a small white boy in one of his music videos or his odd love for Dylan Roof, a mass murderer?
— Bull💩 (@letitbeknown911) June 18, 2018