Ice Cube will likely be a headline speaker on the annual gala of pro-Israel organisation the Zionist Group of America, following backlash in June over tweets that many known as antisemitic.
In June, the rapper confronted criticism after sharing a number of Tweets including an image of a mural that has beforehand been condemned as antisemitic. The tweet has since been deleted.
Writing in response on the time, Ice Dice stated: “My picture was cropped. I get together with each race on the earth.”
My picture was cropped. I get together with each race on the earth. https://t.co/vAEDlqpwzx
— Ice Dice (@icecube) June 6, 2020
He later tweeted: “That is CUBE. My account has not been hacked. I converse for no organisation. I solely converse for the meek folks of thee earth. We is not going to anticipate crumbles out of your desk. We have now to energy of almighty God backing us everywhere in the earth. NO MORE TALKING. Repent.”
Now, the ZOA have introduced that Ice Dice will likely be one of many headline audio system at their forthcoming gala, to be held nearly subsequent month.
“‘I gotta say it was an excellent day’ when my good friend Dice readily and fortunately agreed to talk at our ZOA Gala,” stated the organisation’s president Morton Klein in a press release, referencing the rapper’s 1992 single.
In July, Klein stated that he and the rapper had shaped a friendship, and that that they had each condemned racism in a two-hour dialog.
“I, Mort Klein, simply had a 2 hour dialog with Ice Dice,” Klein stated. “We each grew up poor in Black hoods. Dice advised me he thanked Jews for beginning NAACP, many Black colleges & combating for Black civil rights. Dice advised me he helps condemning Black & all antisemitism & I condemned all racism”
I, Mort Klein, simply had a 2 hour dialog with Ice Dice. We each grew up poor in Black hoods. Dice advised me he thanked Jews for beginning NAACP, many Black colleges&combating for Black civil rights.Dice advised me he helps condemning Black&all antisemitism& I condemned all racism
— Morton Klein (@MortonAKlein7) July 27, 2020
Shortly earlier than this month’s US presidential election, in the meantime, Ice Dice clarified that he is not a supporter of Donald Trump.
He had confronted criticism after Trump’s marketing campaign group carried out parts of his ‘A Contract With Black America’ marketing campaign into its Black Financial Empowerment Platinum Plan – a technique to win over black voters.