Benzino Blasts Black Community For Turning On Diddy: "Since when do we do that?”

Benzino Calls Out The Black People For Not Supporting Diddy

Benzino Defends Diddy Amidst Controversy: Voices Frustration with Black Community's Response
Benzino, the rapper and former co-owner of The Source magazine, has expressed his frustration with the way the Black community has reacted to recent events involving Diddy

During an appearance on The Danza Project, Benzino passionately defended Diddy against the backlash he's been facing following allegations and Homeland Security raids on his properties.

In his impassioned speech, Benzino questioned the community's readiness to turn against one of their own, particularly in the absence of criminal charges against Diddy. 

He highlighted the severity of the situation, emphasizing that despite the raids and investigations, Diddy has not been charged with any criminal offense to date.
Since when have we given the law, the system, one of ours? Since when? This man ain’t been charged with nothing criminally. Not one f*cking thing. They done went in the man’s property with tanks and army men and National Guards, and he ain’t got charged with one criminal charge right now to date. They don’t got one f*cking charge yet. I’m more upset about how our own are ready just to give him, ‘Here, take him. Lock him up.’ Since when do we do that?

- Benzino

Benzino Stands Up for Diddy Amid Community Backlash:

The controversy surrounding Diddy escalated when CNN released a video showing Diddy allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Cassie Ventura, in a hotel back in 2016. 

However, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office confirmed that Diddy would not face criminal charges due to the statute of limitations on assault having passed.

Despite the lack of legal repercussions, Diddy issued a public apology for his behavior in the video. He acknowledged hitting "rock bottom" and expressed remorse for his actions. 

Diddy emphasized that he takes full responsibility for his behavior and has sought professional help to better himself.

The unfolding events have sparked a debate within the hip-hop community, with some rallying behind Diddy while others continue to criticize his actions. 

Benzino's defense of Diddy underscores the complexity of the situation and the varying perspectives within the community.

As the controversy continues to unfold, it serves as a reminder of the challenges and controversies that often accompany fame and success in the world of hip-hop. It also highlights the importance of accountability and self-reflection, even in the face of adversity.

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