Who Does Kamala Harris Think Is The Best Rapper Alive? Her Answer Will Leave You Shaking Your Head
(Tea Party 247) – While the coronavirus is still plaguing the United States, in terms of lockdowns and restrictions, and the economy is working its way to recovery and while riots continue to breakout in liberal cities across the nation and Americans are at each other’s throats, what Americans are really actually concerned about and need to know are what rappers Kamala Harris is into.
Apparently, that’s what CNN commentator Angela Rye thinks at any rate.
Here’s Complex with the story:
During the NAACP’s virtual convention Friday, the vice presidential nominee was asked who she believed was the “best rapper alive.”
“2Pac,” Harris said. CNN commentator Angela Rye, who moderated the event, quickly corrected the California senator, reminding her Pac has been dead for over two decades. “He’s not alive! You said, ‘He lives on…,’ Rye responded.
“I keep doing that,” Harris said with laugh. “Listen, West Coast girls think 2Pac lives on. I’m with you,” Rye added. “So 2Pac, keep going.”
Harris then took a moment to think about the “best rapper alive” question, but ultimately couldn’t come up with an answer. She did, however, shade some hip-hop artists who she believes need to “stay in their lane.” Harris didn’t mention any names; however the latter part of her statement has led some to believe she was referring to Kanye West, who announced his presidential bid back in July.
“There’s so many,” she said. “There’s some I would not mention right now because they should stay in their lane … Keep going. Keep moving.”
Kamala Harris asked, who’s the best rapper alive?
She answers @2PAC
Then says “Not alive, I know, I keep doing that.”
Tries to think of another living rapper. “There’s some I would not mention right now because they should stay in their lane.” pic.twitter.com/MZJ5FZC4qP
— Emily Larsen (@emilyelarsen) September 25, 2020
Speaking of staying in their own lane, maybe Harris should consider doing that herself and stop trying to act like she is hip with the times. She has no clue who any popular rappers are right now and she probably couldn’t even name a rapper besides Tupac, which is why she quickly moved on from the question after clearly racking her brain for an answer without success.
Twitter users wasted no time piling on Harris and her Tupac answer with some pointing out her blatant pandering:
She clearly does NOT listen to hip hop
— JM (@BoldNorthJM) September 25, 2020
In other words she doesn’t know shit about rap
— Ronnieb831 (@Ronnieb831) September 25, 2020
— Avg Joe (@AvgJ0seph) September 25, 2020
Ask her favorite ice cream flavor next. These are important issues.
— EconomicsExplainsEverything (@EconomicsExpla2) September 25, 2020
Complex went on to point out:
This isn’t the first time Harris has caught flak over 2Pac comments. During a 2019 appearance on The Breakfast Club, Harris told the hosts that she had smoked weed during her college years. She was then asked what kind of music she would listen to while getting high. Her answer? “Definitely Snoop Dogg, uh-huh. 2Pac for sure,” she said, before naming Cardi B as one of her current favorite artists.
You told people you listened to Snoop Dogg and Tupac while smoking weed back in college. Snoop Dogg and Tupac didn’t release any music until years after you graduated. But you like to pander. Just like “it was a debate”, you’d also say ‘I was campaigning’. You two are pro liars. pic.twitter.com/rHOfB8OQJR
— The Murder Hornet (@you_aintblack) September 18, 2020
Social media users immediately pointed out that both Snoop and Pac made their debuts years after Harris had left college. Her campaign, however, insisted Harris was not lying. According to the New York Times, members of her campaign said Harris’ Snoop and Pac answer was in response to a question by D.J. Envy, who asked, “What does Kamala Harris listen to?”
Envy’s question was somewhat hard to hear because Charlamagne tha God had immediately interjected with his own question about who she listened to while she smoked in college.
Kamala Harris is a fraud. She wants us to believe she is down with African American culture by listening to rap music, including Cardi B, and that she used to smoke up in college. The truth is that she is just pandering to earn the black vote by pretending to be African American and subscribing to things she thinks black people like. This is just a friendly reminder that Harris is not an African American and though she may pretend to be, she isn’t and never will be.
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