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50 Cent claims that Lil Wayne, “easily got paid” $1 million” for endorsing Trump according to News Week.
Curtis Jack son said, ” [They were] offering me a million dollars to come to Trump’s inauguration, right? I passed on it.”
“[It was] $500,000, and then it went up to $1 million while I was still confused with whether I should do it.”
Charlamagne tha God said Dwayne Michael Carter, “definitely” received a large sum from the Trump administration.
“Oh yeah, I’m sure. Easily. He got paid,” Curtis Jackson said.
“He (Trump) participated with different artists and shit like that for the Black vote… And I’m going, ‘Nah, I ain’t gon’ put myself in that position,’ ’cause I didn’t know what I was got to do to recover from it, right? To be honest with you.”
From News Week:
Wayne—who was served a federal weapons charge this week—received backlash for supporting Trump ahead of the election last month.
Jackson had initially shared his support for Trump after expressing concern about Joe Biden’s proposed tax plan for high earners. He then recanted his support after receiving backlash.
Carter however, said he approved of the White House’s Platinum Plan for Black Americans after a positive meeting with the president.
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The “Lollipop” hitmaker shared a photo of himself alongside Trump with the caption: “Just had a great meeting with @realdonaldtrump @potus besides what he’s done so far with criminal reform, the platinum plan is going to give the community real ownership. He listened to what we had to say today and assured he will and can get it done.”