Nelly: “I Should Have Kicked Somebody’s Ass Over Spelman ‘Tip-Drill’ Protest”

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“You [protesters] robbed me of a opportunity. Unfairly, my brother. Because we could’ve still had your conversation after I got my opportunity, but it could’ve been somebody that was coming to that bone marrow drive that day, that was possibly a match for my sister. That didn’t come because of that…”

Let’s be clear: Violence against women is never the answer. In fact, abuse and displays of aggression are very real components of misogyny, so it’s ironic that beating a woman would be Nelly’s preferred response.

But for the sake of debate, does he have a point about the timing? Could a forum about misogyny in Hip-Hop have been held after the bone marrow drive? Or was it necessary to shut it down?

See the HuffPost Live segment here.


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