(AllHipHop News) After Kanye West stated in an interview how he believes Jews have better connections than Black people, the Anti-Defamation League said the comment was anti-semitic and called for Kanye to apologize. Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam recently defended the rapper and told him not to apologize for things that he said. Now, Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97 has added his views on the matter, and the morning show host feels Farrakhan is the wrong person to stand up for Kanye in this situation.
After saying he agrees with the minister that Ye does not need to offer amends to the Jewish community and pointing out he is certain that Kanye is not an anti-semite, Rosenberg then makes an analogy between Farrakhan and Trayvon Martin’s killer George Zimmerman.
“Do you want, if you say something anti-semitic, is the first choice a person to defend you – to prove that you’re not anti-semitic – would you want that person to be Louis Farrakhan?” asked Rosenberg. “That would be like if a cop was arrested for police brutality and George Zimmerman decided to release a video to be like ‘Naw, fam. He’s good’.”
After co-host Cipher Sounds compares Farrakhan’s defense of Kanye to the cops who beat Rodney King making a YouTube video, Rosenberg goes on to say he has love for Minister Farrakhan but he should have stayed out of the issues between Kanye and the Anti-Defamation League.
The segment ends with program director Ebro Darden pretending to speak with Farrakhan on the phone. The fake minister purposely says ant-semitic comments before the skit ends.
Watch Hot 97’s “The Realness: The Farrakhan Defense!” below.