Chris Brown Believes Jay Z Gets A Pass From White America

Jay Z and Chris Brown have reportedly not seen eye-to-eye for years. Ever since his Brown’s assault of Jay’s protege, Rihanna, the fellow musicians’ relationship have been noticeably tense. In 2012, Hov was reportedly extremely disapproving of Brown’s reconciliation with his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna.

In a new interview with Jet, Chris Brown is taking the time  to fire some shots at Jay Z. Recounting his troubles with mainstream acceptance since his domestic violence conviction in 2009, Brown believes that Jay Z has been given a pass by “White America” for his criminal pass in a way that is not afforded to other black entertainers.

“This is something I’ve been dealing with for the past maybe five years,” Brown tells Jet. ”Anybody with a voice – Tupac, Michael Jackson, the Notorious B.I.G. – gets formatted…except maybe for Jay Z, who is accepted by White America because he shakes hands and kisses babies. No disrespect, because I’m a fan, but nobody brings up the fact that he stabbed somebody and sold drugs. He gets a pass.”

In 2000, Jay Z was accused of stabbing rival record executive, Lance “Un” Rivera, at a nightclub in New York City, an incident that Jay Z later pleaded down to a misdemeanor, a year later. Ultimately, Brown feels that Jay has been forgiven by mainstream America for this incident and his drug-dealing past in a way that he has not.

In other parts of the interview, Brown continues with similar themes and believes that racism is live and well in America, today. Brown even went as far as saying that he personally identifies with slain black teenager, Trayvon Martin.

“I identify with Trayvon 100 percent as far as living in 2013 and still dealing with blatant racism,” Brown says. “This generation is so used to racism that it’s normal. We don’t care. We aren’t on drugs or catching AIDS, but they still look at us as niggas.”

The upcoming issue of Jet is set to be released today (September 23) on newsstands.

[Via HipHopDX]

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  • icon kain

    jay is intoned with a higher power. but he anit beating on chicks and gay people

  • ChrisBrownLoser

    I don’t like Chirs Brown because he is a woman beating faggot, it has nothing to do with his skin color.

    • big meech

      I agree

  • fuckyourdumbasshair

    chris brown a stupid nigger with no respect. fuck off and die you piece of shit

    • Kayla Kennedy

      shut up you racist bitch. fuck you.

  • big meech

    Chris just don’t get it.. He trys to hard to be excepted and his demonistic values are way over the line.

  • vghnn

    jayz have hit a women before FYT

  • ann

    i agree with Brown 100 percent – whats god for the goose is suppose to be good for the gander – i don’t believe in violence – but i also don’t believe in provocation!

  • Heather Donald

    Jay Z has a good public opinion because he is a business mogul who has busted his ass and distanced
    himself completely from the thug he used to be and conducts himself in a mature
    and professional manner that befits the treatment he gets and makes people
    forget where he came from. He’s the epitome of the American hood dream, ‘with
    hard work you too can overcome the oppression of the hood!’ – but he’s worked
    hard and created this image that works with corporate America. Which is why I think that if Chris had the right team,
    they would be coaching him to present himself as someone who has risen above
    the immaturity and infamy of the behavior that put him in this situation to
    begin with. Instead he continues getting in little media scuffles and has
    public beef with people and does nothing to show he has grown into a mature and
    respectable adult – because he hasn’t. He’s providing more fodder to
    the ‘Everyone Hates Chris’ machine making it impossible for the press to move
    on because he hasn’t moved on. But that’s just my little opinion…