NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West may have backed away from his comment that “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” but the biggest name in the rap game these days isn’t. Jay-Z says he agrees with what West had to say about the former president. And in an interview with The Associated Press, the rap star says Kanye’s recent apology doesn’t change his view of the government’s response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
He says “all you saw on the news was black people…with help signs and all this stuff” — then you see the president flying overhead on Air Force One. As for Bush’s claim that West’s comments were the worst thing that happened to him during his presidency, Jay-Z says “that alone shows you where his mind is. Are you kidding me?”
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