(AllHipHop News) Kanye West praised Minister Louis Farrakhan while speaking with The Breakfast Club recently. The “Jesus Walks” rapper called the Nation of Islam leader “one of our most powerful messengers.”
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During his Saviours’ Day 2015 keynote address in Chicago, Farrakhan discussed having a conversation with Kanye. The Minister later added he met West’s wife Kim Kardashian and daughter North as well.
“The rappers rapped on the condition of the hood. But they’re all becoming conscious now, and White folks are upset,” Farrakhan told the audience at the Christ Universal Temple. “I had a talk with Kanye West. He visited me at our farm, just he. We had a good talk. I know that there’s a better world coming. I know that there’s a world coming that the color of your skin – as Dr. King said – is not going to be the ticket in. It’s your desire to do righteousness.”
Kanye and Farrakhan are also working on a film project together. West announced he was creating a documentary about the Million Man March organizer’s musical history.
“Right now I’m working on a documentary with him, about him, and about his music. He’s a classically trained violinist,” said West during his Breakfast Club interview. “In the same way my wife got stamped with a sex tape, the Minister was stamped with [bigotry], and it’s important that while he’s still alive he sees the people appreciate his message. If you ever hear him talk, it’s about humanity, it’s about one race.”
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Watch a portion of Minister Louis Farrakhan’s address below.