Chris Brown Identifies with Trayvon Martin, Says Jay Z “Gets A Pass” For Stabbing Someone and Selling Drugs

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By Daniel Gates


Chris Brown says he identifies with Trayvon Martin and alleges that Jay Z has been unfairly given the benefit of the doubt compared to himself in a new cover interview with JET.

The singer-dancer tells the magazine, “I identify with Trayvon 100 percent as far as living in 2013 and still dealing with blatant racism.”

“This generation is so used to racism that it’s normal; we don’t care. We aren’t on drugs or catching AIDS, but they still look at us as ni**as,” explains Brown.

As for his bad reputation, the performer makes an interesting comparison.

“No disrespect, because I’m a fan, but nobody brings up the fact that [Jay Z] stabbed somebody and sold drugs,” observes Brown. “He gets a pass.”

What about Brown’s well-documented issues with anger?

He tells JET, “You have to go through the struggle before you can get to the good part. I don’t try to last out at people, or be as mad or impulsive as I used to be.”

Brown feels as though he’s been pushed to the edge.

“I got to the point where it’s only so much you can take from the master, you feel me?” he says. “I’ve taken my fair share of lashings.”

What do you think about Brown’s comments?

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