Kanye West: 'White People Should Make White Music'

Rap sensation KANYE WEST has hit out at white musicians who try to sound black, insisting artists should stick to what they do best.

West confesses to a diverse listening taste and is even a fan of British rocker FRANZ FERDINAND.

He says, "I hate music where white people are trying to sound black. The white music I like is white.

"I like Franz Ferdinand. That's the s**t."


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spyatt05

kanye west is a racist mother f**ker...first he says on live tv that bush hates black ppl?and now....white ppl should make white music?what exactly is "white music"?ppl like him make a bad name for black ppl
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I am a white 13 year old girl from England and England is not the most welcoming to other ethnic groups and i know that most white people are racist to other ethnic groups but do people ever think about the fact that other ethnic groups are racist to white people? At the end of the day we are human but i am sick of hearing about Kanye West complaining about white people are meant to sing white music and that george bush is racist and all this crap, if anyone is racist its him he has serious issues and needs to get over them, the only song i've ever liked from him was gold digger and that was racist to white people because he said "White Girl". i have said it all before white people aren't white we are peach!Thanks For your time to listen to my views!
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Okay, sure Kanye could have picked a better choice of words in relations to Whites and Black music. However, I don't agree with the last comment about Blacks downloading music.It was a very racist and ignorant comment. White people illegally download music just as much as Black people. Black people play a bigger role in driving up Kayne's album sales and maybe some Whites but the majority are Blacks.Blacks also legally buy music from the stores.I also believe that if you have something to say by all means don't bite your tongue. Say It!! But do pick your words wisely . People will always agree or disagree with what people have to say regardless of the topic...it's human nature. On a persoanl note I do think that White people don't know much about African American music, it is so deeply rooted with history it would take half a lifetime for Whites to know about and reach the level of African American music where it is now but you don't need to know all the history to enjoy that kind of music. However, if whites like the African American style of music and want to sing it...great! and vs. when it come to Blacks singing white artist.
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I am a 15 year old White female in England and I don't disagree with him. Some white people think they can rap but THEY CAN'T!I do admit that I sit in my room and give it a shot but I know that I aint going to make it big. I fyou want to make it big you have to be an american or black it's like almost like a rule. I don't think white English people could make it big cos of the sound and attitude from our voices especially if we are females IT DOESNT SOUND GOOD! BUT I do think that Eminem is a very good rap artist. If Eminem wasnt good at what he does then he wouldnt have sold the billions of records he has produced. I think that Kanye West is good too. I apreciate that he doesnt care about what people think of his faith as a result I do have more respect for him. Thanks guys x
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To The_Wanderer:Black people buy music just as often as white people do, in fact, if there's any differentiation, it's that black people buy music more often than white people.
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