John Legend called out several rappers who supported Donald Trump. He recently performed in support of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The singer made sure that his fellow musicians who have shown support for Trump know a thing or two.
The event was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as he appeared at the Biden-Harris campaign. The Wild singer said how some people mistake Trump’s meanness, bullying, and selfishness as his strength. He described it to be a kind of twisted masculinity.
John said, “Some see his greed and they mistake it for being good at business.” He further added how some of the fans’ former favorite rappers have been taken into these lies. The singer shared, “I think they even founded a new supergroup, it’s called the Sunken Place”. This was a reference to Jordan Peele’s movie Get Out.
The musician clarified that Trump’s platinum plan for Black folks is nothing but “fool’s gold”. He said one cannot trust anything Trump said. This was in reference to the proposal which was revealed by the Trump administration last month.
John said, “Ask the students of Trump University. Ask all of the contractors he stiffed. And ask people his charity was supposed to help before it was shut down for being a fraud. Ask all the Black and Brown Americans who are dying from this virus and losing their jobs under his watch.”
The singer said in a powerful statement that the president is not strong and that he is a coward. He continued talking about how his career in business and government has been failure after failure.
“We Need A President We Can Trust”
The Conversations In The Dark singer added, “We need a president we can trust. That’s the kind of president Joe Biden will be. And he won’t only reverse the damage of the last four years hand-in-hand with Senator Kamala Harris, they will build back a better economy and country than ever before.”
Lil Wayne was one of the rappers who pledged his support to Trump last week as he tweeted a photo from meeting him. The rapper shared how he had a “great” meeting with Trump. He wrote, “Just had a great meeting with @realdonaldtrump@potus besides what he’s done so far with criminal reform, the platinum plan is going to give the community real ownership.”
Wayne further added how Trump listened to what “we” had to say and assured he will and can get it done. John went to perform on the stage with Common who shared a video from the event on his social media.
Along with John and Common, Lady Gaga also joined Biden in Pittsburgh. Many celebrities have pledged their support for Biden and have encouraged their fans to vote constantly.