The Gucci model is dealing with a boycott after releasing a turtleneck sweater that resembled blackface. Lil Pump has joined the rising listing Hip Hop artists supporting the boycott, however his stance comes with a small caveat.
During an Instagram livestream, Pump stated he not helps Gucci however received’t cease performing his hit single “Gucci Gang.”
“That executed track modified my life,” he defined. “That’s the one motive why I’ll preserve performing that track, ’trigger that’s the track that modified my life. I went from broke to wealthy to that track. So, you recognize, it’s what it’s.”
Last week, Gucci issued an apology for the fensive clothes merchandise and eliminated it from shops.
“Gucci deeply apologizes for the fense brought on by the wool balaclava jumper,” the posh model stated in a press release. “We can affirm that the merchandise has been instantly faraway from our on-line retailer and all bodily shops. We take into account range to be a basic worth to be totally upheld, revered, and on the forefront each resolution we make.
“We are totally dedicated to growing range all through our group and turning this incident into a strong studying second for the Gucci crew and past.”
View a photograph the sweater that sparked the outrage beneath.
— CNN International (@cnni) February 7, 2019