As Tibbs kicked to a commercial break, he teased, “When we come back, we’ll talk about the presidential race between Donald Trump, Joe Biden, and Kanye West.” But the last was one candidate that even Rae’s Jamele couldn’t get behind. “Kanye?! Eff him!” she declared as the sketch ended.
West shared his disappointment over the dig in a tweet Sunday morning. “Ive always said SNL uses black people to hold other black people back,” he tweeted. “My heart goes out to Issa Rae I’m praying for her and her family I understand that the twenty years of service that I’ve paid in the entertainment field has furthered our ability to be more successful.”
Billboard has contacted Saturday Night Live and Rae for comment.
West, who won four trophies in the Gospel and Christian categories at the Billboard Music Awards Oct. 14, has appeared on several ballots in spite of ……
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