MARYLAND – The NAACP is receiving criticism for showcasing different Hip Hop acts at their upcoming “NAACP Image Awards” including Jaz-Z, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj. Rev. Delman Coates, a pastor of the Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Maryland has directly addressed the civil rights groups choice of performers.
AllHipHop News reports:
“On one side these are young black men that are great business men, but on the other end it is like the tobacco business,” said Rev. Lucious Smith, pastor of Pasadena Friendship Baptist Church. “In the end you get cancer.”