Activists warn artist: ‘No disrespect for Malcolm X!’ | New York Amsterdam News: The new Black view

| February 24, 2014

Activists warn artist: ‘No disrespect for Malcolm X!’

AUTODIDACT 17 | 2/20/2014, 2:04 p.m.

Nicki Minaj posted this iconic photo of Malcolm X to promote her her new single,“Lookin A— N—a”

Community leaders are calling for a boycott of rap artist Nicki Minaj due to what they deem to be dishonorable use of Malcolm X to promote her expletive-filled recording.

On Feb. 12, the Queens-native released artwork on her website and Instagram account promoting her new single, “Lookin A— N—a,” featuring the famous picture of the uncompromising militant peeping out a window while gripping a high-powered M1 carbine assault rifle with the recording’s title superimposed over it.

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