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T.I. Takes A Jab At Floyd Mayweather’s All Lives Matter Comment

“This completely undermines & discredits the movements that fight for the plights of our people.”

10/13/2016 01:30 pm ET
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The Grammy Award-winner deemed Mayweather’s comments as “socially irresponsible, inconsiderate, & insensitive.”
 

T.I. has decided to take an opposing stance against Floyd Mayweather’s controversial assertion that all lives matter in regards to the current state of U.S. race relations.

The Grammy ward-winner, who has had a past history of public disputes with the former boxing champion, posted a statement Wednesday on Instagram asserting that Mayweather’s comments were “socially irresponsible, inconsiderate, & insensitive.”

The Atlanta rapper went on to add, “This completely undermines & discredits the movements that fight for the plights of our people. You’re a leader whether you know it or not. Don’t get so lost in personal possession or individual achievement that you lose sight of the things that are larger than all of us.”

T.I.’s poignant statement comes on the heels of his powerful BET Hip Hop Awards performance on Oct. 4 where he addressed police brutality and the release of his latest EP, “Us or  Else,” which calls out issues surrounding social justice.

Prior to his appearance at Harry Belafonte’s social justice festival, “Many Rivers To Cross” on Oct. 1, the 36-year-old told the New York Times that he felt compelled to use his platform to address the police killings of black Americans, adding, “It just seemed all too consistent, all too repeated, all too ignored.”

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T.I. perfectly address Mayweather's stupid, ignorant, groveling, STOCKHOLM SYNDROME, comments.

What was that George Bush told theWORLD, "If you're not with us, then, you're against us".

Evidently, Mayweather is just another 'Stephen' kneegroe, who is against us.

But, I guess 400 years of brainwashing and socially conditioning the world into believing that Black people/Black life is unworthy, also brainwashes and socially conditions ignorant, weak-minded Black people into seeing Black people/Black life the same way.

 

 

  Yea I didn't like T. I, either.  Didn't like the way he talked to his wife, his bad boy image....alladat.  I really think he has GROWN up and is now thinking like a REAL black man and understand the game that's been going down.  He didn't before cuz he was about the money.  Now he realize money can't bring back the dead.  And it definitely can't leave a legacy.   He is redeeming himself to  me.  He seem STRONG, BRAVE and most importantly UNAFRAID.  Mayweather seems more frightened...like a little "bitch."  Careful to say the right thing for massa.  And T.I. knows that those fights most times are rigged so that it can be a comeback of some sorts.  Ali created that.  So it's not real.  It's entertainment.  However, it appears to me that T. I. knows now what the REAL DEAL is.  Cuz he's been in prison, on the streets and now he's a father.  And I know he doesn't want his children to live in this as why he is being a man and doing all he can to protect them and teach them at the same time.  Wow!  When take out all the cuss words he is really saying something profound and so if he can just get his homies to stop smoking dope and drinking 40s long enough to really hear him?  He'll have his soldiers.  Cuz we need soldiers yall.  And they are coming to the table in the most  unexpected ways.  Who would have thought?  T. I.?  Militant?  None.  But that's exactly what this it.  A militant soul brother number one!  And many will follow him.   I am sooooooo proud!  But!

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