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Music mogul Russell Simmons wants to see Kanye West receive some serious hip-hop support. The Def Jam co-founder has issued a few statements on Yeezy’s well-being.

On Wednesday, Simmons jumped on Instagram to address Ye’s state of mind and blamed mental illness for compromising his publicized controversial remarks.

In addition to musicians, directors like Spike Lee and Ava DuVernay have shared their disgust in Kanye’s publicized views on topics like slavery.

“SLAVERY…A CHOICE”❓❓❓My Brother,OUR Ancestors Did Not Choose To Be Stolen From Mother Africa. OUR Ancestors Did Not Choose To Be Ripped Of Our Religion,Language,Culture. OUR Ancestors Did Not Choose To Be Murdered, Lynched,Castrated,Raped,Burnt At The Stake,Families Sold Apart. OUR Ancestors Built This Country (On Land Stolen From The Native Americans)From The Ground Up Under The Institution Of SLAVERY. Where Is This Brother In The Picture Next To Me❓❓❓I Would Not Be Surprised If OUR Ancestors Are Not Pleased With Your Uneducated Comments. P.S. Your Retraction Does Not Undue The Harm You Cause To Our Beloved ANCESTORS. WAKE UP.🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿

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Yesterday, Kanye made headlines with a slew of slavery-inspired tweets.