German sportswear brand Adidas said Tuesday it was ending its partnership with Kanye West after a series of anti-Semitic outbursts by the controversial rapper.
kayne West Formally known as Ye is one of the world’s best – selling music artist, with over 160 million records sold. he is an American rapper, singer, and song writer. He is also a record producer and a fashion designer.
Recent comments by West — known formally as Ye — were “unacceptable, hateful and dangerous”, Adidas said in a statement. “After a thorough review, the company has taken the decision to terminate the partnership with Ye immediately.”
On Saturday, an anti-semitic group rallied support for West on the Los Angeles 405 freeway with a banner that reads “Kanye is right about the Jews” — in reference to the rapper’s widely-condemned remarks.
In recent weeks, West has gone on several anti-semitic rants on social media platforms.
On Instagram, the rapper alleged that Jews control Hollywood.
After being suspended from the platform, West took to Twitter to say he was going “death con 3 on the Jewish people” — referring to the military readiness condition “DEFCON.”