Raven-Symoné faced serious heat because of an Instagram post addressing many iconic men in hip-hop. The television star reposted a photo including T.I., Jay Z, Diddy, and others gathering at the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch. The original post featured a caption that snidely criticized the men’s success: “A group of so-called ‘successful’ Black men (minus Khalid [sic] racially) who became rich and famous from perpetuating the worst Black stereotypes to the ears and eyes of the whole planet like drug dealing, pimping, murdering other Black men and disrespecting Black women. I know, making observations is being a hater. Cheers.”
Raven added a set of emojis—the monocle, the mouthless face, and a yellow heart—that suggested she agreed with the sentiment.
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38 thoughts on “Raven-Symoné Is Getting Dragged After Shading Diddy, Jay Z, and T.I on Instagram”
Wow’s 😏🤔did he literally call her a bonehead and that her comment was cancerous 😮🤦🏾♀️Wow’s..the programming on our young generation&/society is very SAD..I guess this displays the saying..”My People will Perish from Lack of Know”..sigh
🗣Yassssss🙌🏾👏🏾Say dat Ravennn!!!..TOTALLY TRUE!
Complex your not a trust worthy opinion… We know who tell yall how to think
Raven don't do Jack for blacks! Her opinion weigh as much as a rain drop!
Complex. Ya’ll do realize that the man that post the photo was Speech from Arrested Development.
You just dont like raven. Facts are facts tho
Maaan whether y'all believe it or not we really are americans .. And NOT AFRICAN AMERICANS
Apart from the women part she's right
She is annoying, it goes beyond that. She's a self-hating black women. She might have a point here but knowing her history, she truly is bitter about black men and being black in general.
White People should be the last people Commenting negative on here (Trust Me Slavery is worse etc )
She just looking for Attention … She need a Job that's why 🔥🔥🔥
“In order to survive, gotta learn to live with regrets ” – Jay Z
This is CRAZY being that rarely nobody is talking about the man who wrote the original post. But they coming for Raven bc she's the easier target. Then they want to bring the whole African American thing up but guess what AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE NOT AFRICAN. Sorry your history books lied to you. Raven how unfortunate that you're light skin with light eyes bc most black people don't know where they came from and will get offended at anyone who says they're not African. Unfortunately Raven being so light they assume that's why she said that. People act like the post was a straight up lie. It wasn't. ✌💛🌟
Big sean doesn’t do that
She's not wrong, but at the same time an artists music is a reflection of their reality and speaking on it is something that ALL artists do. Her only mentioning one demographic makes her seem bitter when you take into account that she has alienated herself from the black community and has showed malice towards it on many occasions. In short, the right words were said (somewhat), but in my opinion her being the one to say it hurts the message.
So many mangina's in the comments tho…
Where's the lie?
Did Speech lie?
WHERE WAS THE LIE???
Hip hop music is garbage. Non black people listen to it to feel like a delinquents because delinquent =cool. Black folks listen it to it because they can only relate to poverty, violence and struggle.
Is it DJ Khaled, or Khalid the singer?(I know…)
i dont like her after what she said to Adore Delano
she know she can shout down all comments ?
She has a point ….people just don't want to listen to her cause after she said she wasn't African American she lost alot of people's respect😒👌🏿but if you listen to the music it speaks for itself…she's 💯 percent correct.
I don’t believe her comment was “boneheaded” I thought “reporters” were supposed to be neutral not calling names based on your opinion
shut up bitchboy
I love Raven! She is telling the truth!
Why is no one talking about the who MADE that post, Speech. Is attacking a good black woman all we can do? It is not like she is wrong, the to much negativity in it. Hip Hop has influence and if we don't hold accountable these rappers our youth will be more lost than they are now.
If she's lying how Jim jones get rich? What he talking about ?
Black america is so dysfunctional people are shamed for not supporting violence and misogyny. Its so embedded in our brains that selling dope is normal.. going to prison is normal.. a woman is a bitch. The funny thing is all the black dudes in the pic moved out of the hood and put their kids in the whitest private schools. Their kids will inherit millions, have the best educations and become successful while black america defends the lives that they dont even lead anymore. Black lives matter until u turn on rap music. Statement proves true time and time and time again. Exactly why the movement will never be effective until we examine the value WE place on black lives.
Jay Z is 65 damn years old and still rapping about the coke he sold 35 years ago.
She's telling the truth DAM !!! I TOTALLY AGREE WITH RAVEN SYMONE
THEY HAVE DEFINITELY DISRESPECTED BLACK WOMEN LYRICALLY TO GAIN WEALTH. I'M ALL FOR MY SISTAHAS F**K THESE DISRESPECTFUL AS RAPPERS. OH I FORGOT THEY'RE CALLED ENTREPRENEURS NOW. YALL USED AND ABUSED THE BLACK GENERATION LIKE JOEY SMITH SAID NO BANK OWNERS, NO HOSPITALS OWNERS ETC.
"One must take the Crust out of their own eye first, then…." (Read your Bible)
Raven not a hater, she jealous she considers herself a successful man. Now speech I no u in the studio as we speak showing these dope dealers and pimps that's wearing black diamonds and pearls imagine that! U wasn't HATING. FREE ALL YOUR SONS.
Classic complex downgrading the truth. Not a fan of hers but we must acknowledge the truth regardless of who's mouth it comes from. She's spot on, hip hop today is all about glorifying the drugs, women and violence lifestyle, if you are to deny this then you are a desensitised robot who stands for nothing.
Lol people agreeing are either young (> 25), white, or ignorant. watch the whole vid. Research. Educate yourselves. Or dont. But if u dont, then just stfu
Last time I remembered she had NOOO problem disrespecting black women with unique cultural names. Or how about when that 15yr old black girl was yanked from the chair, thrown acroos the floor in school and Raven Symone sided with the Officer claiming she brought it on herself!!.