Mic drop: Lil Wayne and President Trump “had a great meeting”, according to the rapper.
The 38-year-old man, real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., tweeted a photo of himself standing next to Trump on Thursday.
“Just had a great meeting with @realdonaldtrump @potus on top of what he has done so far with penal reform, the Platinum Plan is going to give the community real ownership,” Wayne said. “He listened to what we had to say today and assured him he would and he could do it.”
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Trump’s proposed “Platinum Plan” includes creating 3 million jobs in the black community over the next four years, increasing access to capital by nearly $ 500 billion, and strengthening policies to immigration to protect American jobs, according to his website.
Another artist, Ice Cube, is also working with Trump on his “Platinum Plan” for black Americans. He told “Fox News Sunday” that he “wasn’t playing politics with it.”
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“I’m ready to meet anyone who could bring this to life and make it happen,” he told host Chris Wallace.
Ice Cube, who was named ‘Mighty Player of the Week’, has been calling the system for more than three decades through his music, but he’s recently turned to political action. Over the summer, he issued a “contract with black America,” calling for reforms to address the country’s lack of opportunity.
“Facts: I released the [Contract with Black America]The rapper tweeted earlier this month. “Both parties contacted me. Dems said we will speak to the CWBA after the election, “Ice Cube tweeted.” The Trump campaign made some adjustments to their plan after telling us about the CWBA. They listened, heard what I had to say … and presented their plan to the people on September 24, I believe. “
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Wallace noted that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner had met Ice Cube for three hours.
In his “Contract with Black America”, Ice Cube calls on politicians to reform banking, police and prisons, eliminate all Confederate statues, federal funding of “baby bonds” from 1 $ 000 at birth, among other reforms to support the black community in order to gain the “support of the black vote.”
Fox News’s Talia Kaplan contributed to this report