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Writer Stands Ground On Calling Jay-Z’s Nets The ‘New York N*ggas ‘


Jay-Z better not hold his breathe on receiving an apology from New York Post writer Phil Mushnick after he referred to the Brooklyn Nets as the ‘New York N*ggas.’ Here’s an excerpt from Phil’s column.

“As long as the Nets are allowing Jay-Z to call their marketing shots — what a shock that he chose black and white as the new team colors to stress, as the Nets explained, their new “urban” home — why not have him apply the full Jay-Z treatment?Why the Brooklyn Nets when they can be the New York N——s? The cheerleaders could be the Brooklyn B—-hes or Hoes. Team logo? A 9 mm with hollow-tip shell casings strewn beneath. Wanna be Jay-Z hip? Then go all the way!”

Since writing the column on Friday the writer has received a slew of backlash, however unlike many politicians and celebrities who quickly apologize for their words and actions, Phil decided to buck the trend.

He sent this email to,

“I don’t call black men the N-word; I don’t regard young women as b—-es and whores; I don’t glorify the use of assault weapons and drugs. Jay-Z, on the other hand…..Is he the only NBA owner allowed to call black men N—ers? Wanna be Jay-Z hip? Then go all the way!”

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