Hip Hop legend Tupac Amaru Shakur’s stepbrother is calling out the campaign team of President Trump for using the late rapper to try to make a jest out of Senator Kamala Harris.
A recently published article by TMZ featured an interview with Pac’s stepbrother, Mopreme Shakur, about the Trump campaign leaving a ticket for Tupac at the recent vice presidential debate last week to try to mock Harris.
In September, Vice-presidential hopeful Harris mistakenly called the iconic rapper the “best rapper alive” even though he died 1996.
Mopreme referred to the Trump campaign stunt “clearly disrespectful.” He added, “We should know Trump’s lack of respect for the Black and Brown community.”
On October 11, the Trump campaign thought it would be a hilarious idea to leave an admit-one ticket for the dead rapper at the recent VP debate, in a move to try and clown Harris for continually getting her Pac facts wrong. The campaign team even boasted about it on social media.
“We have left a ticket for Tupac Shakur, Sen. Harris’ favorite rapper alive… I’m personally more of a Biggie fan, if he’s still alive, we will have a ticket for Tupac,” senior campaign adviser, Jason Miller allegedly said on a press call.
The silly move occurred after Harris was heard as saying Tupac is the best rapper alive during her interview with CNN political commentator Angela Rye on Sept. 25.
During an interview on The Breakfast Club last February, Harris was caught in a bit of a fib after she stated that she once smoked weed in college while listening to Tupac. That would be impossible seeing as Harris graduated from Howard University in 1986. Tupac’s debut album, 2Pacalypse Now, didn’t come out until