Ozzy Osbourne, lead singer of the rock band Black Sabbath, publicly criticized Kanye West for using a sample of his music without permission.
At a public launch event in Chicago on February 9, Kanye West and rapper Ty Dolla Sign released their new album. culturesWhere the said pattern appears.
After discovering that Kanye had not honored his refusal, the ’70s rock star spoke out angrily on X (formerly Twitter).
He explained that Kanye West had initially asked for permission to use an excerpt from a “live” recording of the song. War pigs of Black Sabbath and “refused permission because they were anti-Semitic.”
Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy’s wife, is Jewish by profession.
“I want nothing to do with this man!”, the singer concluded in her message to X.
The rapper has made several openly anti-Semitic speeches in the past, even praising Adolf Hitler.
He publicly apologized in late 2023 for some comments he made that caused a major backlash, including from United States President Joe Biden.
However, the New York Post reported that the live recording of the launch was cut, as the rapper sang “I’m still crazy, bipolar, anti-Semitic. And I’m still king.”
Kanye West still hasn’t responded to this public outcry.