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SUNRISE, FL - JUNE 27: Fans leave items at a makeshift memorial outside the XXXTentacion Funeral & Fan Memorial at BB&T Center on June 27, 2018 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images)

Vic Mensa stands for what he believes in.

Now the 2018 BET Awards have not yet aired, but during the filming of the award show, rapper Vic Mensa allegedly dissed the late XXXTentacion by calling him an “abuser” during Vic’s cypher.

Vic later took to Instagram to explain his side saying that he did not know that X’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, would be in attendance to accept the award for Best New Artist on X’s behalf.

Protect women. Domestic & sexual abuse are not excusable because you have talent or you are troubled. With that said I was not aware his mother would be in attendance & I offer her my deepest condolences.

5,330 Likes, 982 Comments - ELON MUST (@vicmensa) on Instagram: "Protect women. Domestic & sexual abuse are not excusable because you have talent or you are..."

According to DJ Scheme, Vic said that “Your favorite rapper is an abuser,” in the cypher.

So far, Vic has received major backlash already and the award show doesn’t air until Oct. 16th.

Did Vic Mensa just retire himself or do you think he has a point?

 

Written by Christopher Schweitzer
Beasley Media Group Inc.