Posted by , Dec 18, 2014 at 03:02pm
Nas speaks out on his feelings on the recent, controversial instances of police brutality, saying that it's "embarrassing" that this stuff still happens in the United States.

It's no secret that Nas cares deeply about the "Black Lives Matter" movement that's risen in the wake of Michael Brown and Eric Garner's murders, as he was out protesting with Russell Simmons in NYC on Saturday. Now, he speaks his mind in a video for Time Magazine, saying how embarrassed he is by his country's inability to get over issues of race.

“It’s not cool to look like Apartheid South Africa 1988,” he said. “How are we gonna be the free world or the most powerful country when inside this country we’re fighting over skin color? That’s just embarrassing.”

Watch the full video below.

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Nas: The Fact That The US Is Still Fighting Over Race Is "Embarrassing"

Nas speaks out on his feelings on the recent, controversial instances of police brutality, saying that it's "embarrassing" that this stuff still happens in the United States.


It's no secret that Nas cares deeply about the "Black Lives Matter" movement that's risen in the wake of Michael Brown and Eric Garner's murders, as he was out protesting with Russell Simmons in NYC on Saturday. Now, he speaks his mind in a video for Time Magazine, saying how embarrassed he is by his country's inability to get over issues of race.

“It’s not cool to look like Apartheid South Africa 1988,” he said. “How are we gonna be the free world or the most powerful country when inside this country we’re fighting over skin color? That’s just embarrassing.”

Watch the full video below.

[via]

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