Still Acting Up? Lil Wayne Offers Explanation For Why He’s Stomping On The U.S. Flag In New Music Video

June 18, 2013  |  

From The Grio

Lil Wayne created a firestorm on social media after a video for the rapper’s new single “God Bless Amerika” leaked and it showed images of him stepping on the American flag.

The behind the scenes footage led numerous commenters to question Wayne’s patriotism and ridicule his rap skills.

“God Bless America but you have the flag on the ground and stepping all over it? Smh…I’ll be looking forward to Magna Carta Holy Grail…Wayne dropped off a long time [ago] anyway,” one commenter wrote.

For his part, Lil Wayne denies that any disrespect was intentional.

In a post he published to Facebook Tuesday morning, the rapper wrote:

It was never my intention to desecrate the flag of the United States of America. I was shooting a video for a song off my album entitled “God Bless Amerika”. The clip that surfaced on the Internet was a camera trick clip that revealed that behind the American Flag was the Hoods of America. In the final edit of the video you will see the flag fall to reveal what is behind it but will never see it on the ground.

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