Fox News Slams Kendrick Lamar for Violence-Inciting BET Awards Performance

by at .  Updated at .

Kendrick Lamar opened the 2015 BET Awards on Sunday night with a headline-making performance.

The rapper stood on top of a police cruiser covered in graffiti, the American flag waving behind him as he sang to the crowd, “We gon’ be alright.”

Considering that he belted out lyrics such as how “we hate po-po” because they “wanna kill us dead in the street fo sho,” Lamar was criticized by Fox News pundits on The Five for inciting violence among listeners.

"This is why I say that hip-hop has done more damage to young African Americans than racism in recent years,” said Geraldo Rivera.

"This is exactly the wrong message.

"Then to conflate what happened in the Charleston church in South Carolina with the tragic incidents involving excessive use of force by cops is to equate that racist killer with these cops. It’s so wrong. It’s so counterproductive."

Another member of the panel agrees, saying Lamar "incites violence."

Rivera has made a number of controversial, race-related comments in the past.

He once said Trayvon Martin made himself a target, for example, by wearing a hooded sweatshirt.

Watch this Fox News segment above and see if you agree.

Show Comments
Celebrity Scandals, Music, Geraldo Rivera
Kendrick Lamar
Related Videos:
Celebrity Scandals Videos, Kendrick Lamar Videos, Music Videos, Geraldo Rivera Videos
Uploaded by: