Us rap artist Kanye west said the historic enslavement of africa, Americans that took place over hundreds of years may have been ‘a choice’.
“When you hear about slavery for 400years …… for 400years? That sounds like ‘a choice’, he said during an appearance on entertainment site.
The star recently made headlines over vocal support for president Trump.
Black people were forcibly brought from Africa to US during 17th century up to 19th centuries and sold as slaves.
West later tweeted that his comment on Tuesday had been misinterpreted and that he ‘ brought up 400 years point because we can’t be mentally imprisonment for another 400 years.