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Jay-Z Says Gay Couples Not Being Allowed To Wed “No Different Than Discriminating Against Blacks” [VIDEO]


It’s officially “Jay-Z Day” in the media. Catching up with Hova in Phildelphia after announcing his “Made In America” music festival, CNN (yep, C.N.N.) asked the rapper/mogul about Barack Obama’s open support of gay marriage.

“I’ve always thought it as something that was still, um, holding the country back,” said Jay-Z about same-s-x couple not being allowed to legally marry. “What people do in their own homes is their business and you can choose to love whoever you love. That’s their business. [It] is no different than discriminating against blacks. It’s discrimination plain and simple.”

A long time Obama supporter, the “99 Problems” rapper is still in the POTUS’ corner; particularly so when it comes to what Obama has done to help the ailing economy (which Jay says is a “test of our character”) he inherited. “Reversing the direction of the decline was a full time job in itself, so I think that it’s stabilizing a bit now as some of the numbers show,” said Jigga.

Watch Jay-Z’s chat with CNN and his thoughts on politics and “talking points” below and on the next page.


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  • CriticXtreme

    Look people should be able to marry who ever they want. Plus they have all the money right now in a struggling economy.