Lil Wayne: There’s ‘no such thing as racism’

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Lil Wayne performs during Hot 97's "Busta Rhymes & Friends: Hot For The Holidays" at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The rapper told Fox Sports on Sept. 13, 2016, that the racial makeup at one of his shows proved to him that "there was no such thing as racism.” (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Lil Wayne performs during Hot 97's "Busta Rhymes & Friends: Hot For The Holidays" at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The rapper told Fox Sports on Sept. 13, 2016, that the racial makeup at one of his shows proved to him that "there was no such thing as racism.” (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lil Wayne says the racial makeup of the crowd at one of his shows was “clearly a message that there was no such thing as racism.”

The rapper was asked Tuesday on Fox Sports’ “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed” about a show in suburban New York where the crowd was mostly white. He said it was “a perfect example” that racism doesn’t exist. Wayne says the crowd at his shows “has always been everybody.”

Wayne also touched on retirement rumors prompted by a tweet earlier this month. He explained that the tweet stemmed from a money dispute between him and Cash Money Records CEO Birdman. He said he wouldn’t work with Birdman again and plans “to walk off free” once the dispute is resolved.

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