Tyrese and Chris Rock (Getty Images).

Tyrese and Chris Rock (Getty Images).

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On Monday, Tyrese took to Instagram to air out his frustration with the lack of diversity in the Oscars, using the hashtag #AgressiveRant.

He called out today’s leaders, calling them “lazy.”

“This is my message to today’s LAZY LEADERS.. The ones who are so concerned about being black balled out of this town and industry that they would rather SIT on their hands and cry at home to their wives and girlfriends and not DO anything.. The ones who only pop and talk shenanigan on social media and DO nothing.. The ones who wanna protest but ONLY protest when it’s convenient. It’s SAD SAD SAD to see that were still living in a generation of “Followers” and not enough REAL LEADERS…” he posted.

#AgressiveRant This is my message to today's LAZY LEADERS.. The ones who are so concerned about being black balled out of this town and industry that they would rather SIT on their hands and cry at home to their wives and girlfriends and not DO anything.. The ones who only pop and talk shit on social media and DO nothing.. The ones who wanna protest but ONLY protest when it's convenient. It's SAD SAD SAD to see that were still living in a generation of "Followers" and not enough REAL LEADERS… Every March Dr King initiated. He could of been killed, this was long before social media and CSI and DNA, and or all of this high tech stuff that we have NOW to find murderers at our disposal.. Yeah you may have 60 million followers on your little pink ass Facebook and Instagram but it doesn't mean SHIT if you ain't using your influence to effect change..You got money??? You turnt?? That's cool…. Can anybody tell me HOW MUCH Dr Martin Luther King Jr was worth when he stood on that balcony and was assassinated??? Did he have a fancy car on 26" wheels as apart of his statement to effect change??? How was it possible that a million people showed up for his I HAVE A DREAM Speech without him tweeting or putting it up on his social media?? Cause HE was a true leader.. #OscarsSoWhite..??? Mainstream Radio?? only playing white artist when THEY sing R&B Soul???? This is modern day racism.. I fear NO MAN.. I fear NO SYSTEM. I don't seek your validation and I don't need your approval.. But I won't sit down and sit ON my hands and just let this ALL go down without speaking On it.. It's really really sad to see that press and media coverage that Donald Trump is getting when he CLEARLY doesn't represent the VOICE of America.. Is Chris Rock still gonna host the oscars after this blatant racism?? Is everyone still gonna show up?? In this town I guess it takes homosexuals to be discriminated against in Oder for someone to finally step UP and wanna do something… You have to take your hat off to the homosexual and gay community cause right now they're as strong as black people USE to be when it comes to their rights…

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He then went on to specifically address the #OscarsSoWhite controversy.

#OscarsSoWhite..??? Mainstream Radio?? only playing white artist when THEY sing R&B Soul???? This is modern day racism..I fear NO MAN.. I fear NO SYSTEM. I don’t seek your validation and I don’t need your approval.. But I won’t sit down and sit ON my hands and just let this ALL go down without speaking On it..”

Tyrese specifically called out Chris Rock, saying, “Is Chris Rock still gonna host the oscars after this blatant racism?? Is everyone still gonna show up??”

 

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