Cam’ron…”I’m Not African American, I’m BLACK!!”

Lyndon Abioye |

Rapper Cam’ron does not identify as African American.

He says it’s because African people do not mess with Black Americans.

“I’d rather fill in ‘Black’ than ‘African American’ because Africans don’t even f-ck with us. You go over there, they call us ‘yankees.’ They f-ck with us, but we’re not from the Motherland. We’re from America. So I’d rather say I’m a Black American. When we go to the Olympics, as a country, and somebody Black is fighting from the United States, you don’t say ‘African American.’ You say ‘American.’ You don’t even put a color on it. It’s an American fighter… You’re known in the Olympics as an American. It doesn’t matter what color you are…” said Cam.

He continued: “The point is, they don’t categorize it when it’s world competition, but when it’s other sh-t, it needs to be categorized. So I consider myself a Black American. I don’t consider myself an African American.”

Fans in the comments debated Cam’s remarks.

“The problem is that most Black Americans don’t want to embrace the African in them, doesn’t matter where you live, how you live, you can’t wash away the African in you. A DNA test will always bring you back to the motherland,” one argued.

Does Cam have a point or is he trippin’?

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