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Jay-Z Responds to Texans Owner's 'Inmates Running the Prison' Comment

Jay-Z Responds to Texans Owner's 'Inmates Running the Prison' Comment

Jay-Z has issued a response to the controversial comments made by the owner of the Houston Texans football team, Bob McNair.

McNair said in a meeting of NFL owners, “we can’t have the inmates running the prison,” and he has since issued an apology.

On stage during the opening of his 4:44 tour, Jay-Z told the crowd, “[They’re] injuring themselves on the field, giving it all they got. That’s how they look at you. That’s what they think about you. We got so much further to go. The truth is we all believe in whatever you believe in. God, Allah. Whatever you believe in, we come from one source which means we are all brothers and sisters at the end of the day.”

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  • Curt Noydb

    Always love it when a gang banging, drug dealing murderer

    tries to moralize.

  • SquidBillie

    If they don’t like being players with $$$$ salaries, they can retire any time.

  • Bee

    Who says they dont like playing and earning money?
    Why is it stand for the anthem or quit your job?
    They can kneel for the anthem and still do their job.

  • SquidBillie

    I was talking about Jay-Z’s comments about the injuries…..Duh.

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    RIGHT? And a cheater.

  • Harvey Bank

    Jay is such a wimp. Lets all do peace and love . Yet he is a mean spirited rapper. It is very hard to respect players that are spitting in your face and attacking whites on a daily basis.

  • Harvey Bank

    Kneeling for the anthem is disrespecting a lot of fans . You know the ones who pay his salary.

  • suzybel

    Well when you stop and think, a lot of the thugs that play football have been in trouble with the law, McNair wasn’t far off the mark.

  • Legendary Trolly

    Not if their boss says otherwise. Why go against the grain? They say you can protest, but in different ways. Dumb mf’s decide to do it their way any damn way. I dont get it…

  • Bee

    Disrespecting some fans. Many of whom don’t understand why its being done.
    I think the question should be – why are the fans so offended by someone partaking in the anthem but kneeling?
    To those of us outside the US its baffling to see people getting so worked up over this. Especially since Ive seen people talking and drinking and laughing and sitting during the anthem at sporting events.

  • Bee

    Their bosses allowed it didn’t they? I dont see anyone being fired or fined or taken off the field.

  • Legendary Trolly

    But clearly they are having a problem with it, thats why dudes are getting punished.