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Rappers and R&B Stars React to Donald Trump Winning the Election


ABC NewsFollowing last night’s election, in which Donald Trump was named president-elect of the United States, many rap and R&B stars took to social media to react to the news, with feelings ranging from disgust to acceptance.  

Here are a few reactions: 

In an Instagram post, Snoop Dogg posted a picture of Toronto, Canada’s skyline and wrote a message to Drake, asking for some help on a possible move to Canada: “My new home. @champagnepapi I need the hookup nefew…f*** this s*** I’m going to the 6ix.” 

David Banner: “Don’t freak out. Go to sleep, wake up and continue to be Black in America.”

Chuck D: “Hitler is Real #meinTrump.”

Rick Ross: “Remain resilient.” 

Killer Mike: “My role was to speak on behalf of my community. The DNC said F*** my community and did what they felt best (cheated Sanders) there ya go!”

Meek Mill“Money and entertainment rules America! That’s a fact!”

Talib Kweli: “I was wrong. I thought America couldn’t possibly disappoint me more than it already had. But, I was wrong. RIP America.” 

Arrested Development: “Donald Trump has won. Now is a test of everyone’s faith and character. #GodBeWithUs”

Chance the Rapper: “If you wanna cry watch Van Jones give the first cognizant minority understanding of the election on CNN tonight. He just made it real.”

Lupe Fiasco: “I do not think it is the end. The same hopelessness you feel now is the same millions of Trump supporters felt & why they voted for him.” 

John Legend: “I feel like America just sent in our tuition check for Trump University,”

The Roots’ Questlove: “We Had One Job.”   

Tinashe: “Sick. Disgusted. Heartbroken.”

Meanwhile, Azealia Banks, who has voiced her staunch support for Trump in the past, wrote  a slew of Facebook messages to celebrate the Republican candidate’s win.  

“Trump beat the media. This is deeper than politics. I am elated,” declared Banks.  

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