Rapper-actor Ice Cube appeared on CNN and defended his decision to work with President Donald Trump’s campaign on an economic plan for black Americans, and demanded his critics spend more time telling the Biden campaign to do more for black Americans.
In an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, the rapper (real name O’Shea Jackson) discussed his “Contract With Black America,” a plan he released earlier this year aimed at addressing racial equality. The plan includes reforms to both the police and prison system as well as providing interest-free loans for aspiring home owners. According to Ice Cube, both the Trump and Biden campaigns contacted him to discuss his plan and that he has never met Trump in person.
“I didn’t run to go work with any campaign. Both campaigns contacted me,” he explained. “Both campaigns wanted to talk to me about the Contract with Black America. One campaign said, ‘We love what