Spike Lee went all the way off during his recent interview with Sway Calloway.
On casting Nick Cannon, he says:
“For the rappers from Chicago…’Nick Cannon’s soft! Nick Cannon’s white bread! He’s too clean cut!’
“And here’s the thing that’s really sick…’Nick Cannon’s not a savage!’
“Is that the new norm for the thugs in Chicago? To be a savage? That’s what we aspire to? To be a savage? I should not cast Nick Cannon because he hasn’t killed anybody? Cause he doesn’t have no motherf*cking bodies on him? Is that what it’s coming to? I’m not going for that bullsh*t. There’s nothing commendable about being a savage. That’s not who we are. I don’t care. You should not be getting props for how many bodies you got…how many people you killed. There’s nothing fly about that sh*t. That sh*t ain’t hip. And it’s not cute. And it’s not being a man. If you think that’s being a man…how many bodies you got, then you have a problem!”
Check out the interview below:
He said some real sh-t. I wish we would stop pretending like being hood is something to be proud of.
The people who have the most to say about this movie haven’t even seen it.
THANK YOU. This should be broadcasted everywhere.
I love it. Speak that truth Mr. Lee.
This should be common sense. Sadly, it’s not for a lot of us.
No lies told
You can always depend on Spike to tell the damn truth.