Kanye ‘Ye’ West Has Spouted Antisemitic Lyrics, Nazi Comments Since 2005 | Special Report

Wrap Investigation: The musician has made problematic statements about Jewish people — many of them public — on at least a half-dozen occasions

Embattled rapper-turned-fashion designer Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, has spouted harmful stereotypes about Jewish people and repeatedly referenced Hitler and Nazis in song lyrics and public comments since the early days of his music career.

After an extensive review of Ye’s past comments, TheWrap found that the musician made problematic statements about the Jewish people — many of them public — as early as 2005. On more than a half-dozen occasions over the years, Ye repeatedly referenced Jews in harmful stereotypes, referenced Hitler or Nazis and used ethnic and anti-gay slurs — including in song lyrics that were never formally released. 

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