(Photo: Brad Barket, AP)
(Photo: Brad Barket, AP)

Lil Wayne made waves after saying the Black Lives Matter movement has “nothing” to do with him.

“I don’t feel connected to a damn thing that ain’t got nothing to do with me,” the rapper told Nightline in a recent interview. He added he was young, black and rich. “My life matter, especially to my b——,” he said, winking at the camera.

Lil Wayne (real name: Dwayne Carter) walked out of the TV interview shortly after, angrily telling ABC News’ Linsey Davis he’s not a “politician.”

It’s not the first time he’s made incendiary comments about race. Prior to this interview, the rapper told Fox Sports he doesn’t see racism because so many of his fans are white.

For the complete story, visit USAToday.com/Life/Music.


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