Azealia Banks Weighs in on Macklemore’s ‘White Privilege II’

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Azealia Banks is the latest artist to weigh in on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “White Privilege II,” which addresses the duo’s perceived appropriation of African American culture.

Related: Listen to Macklemore Tackle Racial Injustice in “White Privilege II”

“Hey guys, can we please not applaud Macklemore for s— black artists have been saying for years? I mean thanks for the support BUT….,” she tweeted.

“just know that Macklemore ‘admitting’ his white privilege is about to eclipse the REAL conversation about Blacks & Entertainment. I don’t need nor do i want Macklemore to speak for me. Thanks. Sincerely, -AB”

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