The Things They Say 168
"He's a hero in the black community... Saying what a lot of poor people think is not a crime. We have freedom of speech... I think it's important that rappers say what poor people don't get to say." Rap mogul Russell Simmons applauds Kanye West for his controversial racial comments made during a live telethon held to raise cash for the victims of Hurricane Katrina last week (02SEP05).