Tuesday, March 18

His take on Ron Paul is surprisingly nuanced, however...

[An excerpt from an interview with rapper DMX.]

Q: Are you following the presidential race?

A: Not at all.

Q: You're not? You know there's a Black guy running, Barack Obama and then there's Hillary Clinton.

A: His name is Barack?!

Q: Barack Obama, yeah.

A: Barack?!

Q: Barack.

A: What the fuck is a Barack?! Barack Obama. Where he from, Africa?

Q: Yeah, his dad is from Kenya.

A: Barack Obama?

Q: Yeah.

A: What the fuck?! That ain't no fuckin' name, yo. That ain't that nigga's name. You can't be serious. Barack Obama. Get the fuck outta here.

Q: You're telling me you haven't heard about him before.

A: I ain't really paying much attention.

Q: I mean, it's pretty big if a Black...

A: Wow, Barack! The nigga's name is Barack. Barack? Nigga named Barack Obama. What the fuck, man?! Is he serious? That ain't his fuckin' name. Ima tell this nigga when I see him, "Stop that bullshit. Stop that bullshit" [laughs] "That ain't your fuckin' name." Your momma ain't name you no damn Barack.


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