Soulja Boy is evidently nonetheless upset about Gucci’s controversial sweater that bore a putting resemblance to blackface. During a latest live performance, Young Drako began performing his 2008 reduce “Gucci Bandana,” however rapidly stopped the music.
“Fuck Gucci!” he says. “Gucci canceled. Get the fuck outta right here. Oh I forgot, Gucci racist as fuck. Man, y’all obtained me fucked up. Gucci put out that racist ass shit with that blackface shit on that shit. Fuck Gucci on my mama.
“I spent over $1 million on Gucci within the final 10 years. Y’all can suck my dick with that racist shit. Fuck Gucci! Next tune.”
Soulja Boy already banned his signature Gucci headband following the general public outcry. The luxurious trend model launched the $890 sweater earlier this 12 months and rapidly issued an announcement apologizing for the merchandise, which many deemed horribly offensive.
“Gucci deeply apologizes for the offense brought on by the wool balaclava jumper,” an announcement learn. “We can affirm that the merchandise has been instantly faraway from our on-line retailer and all bodily shops. We contemplate range to be a basic worth to be totally upheld, revered, and on the forefront of each resolution we make.”
Despite Gucci’s apology, a number of rappers began boycotting the model, together with T.I. and, after all, Soulja Boy.
Let me get this straight, @gucci points an apology for a sweater that seems to resemble blackface…I simply can’t *screaming*!
Cut the shit! Step away from blackface. It was racist and dehumanizing within the late 19th century and it’s nonetheless racist as we speak &without end extra pic.twitter.com/3iPiMehPiZ
— Nina Turner (@ninaturner) February 7, 2019