Rapper banned from Facebook for 'hate speech'

The social network giant bans the controversial rapper after a series of racial posts.

American rapper Lil' B has been banned by social networking site Facebook after he posted racially charged tweets yesterday- December 16.

Lil B who synced his Twitter account to Facebook account had his controversial tweets show up on his Facebook profile. In one of his tweets he said "If you were born in the 1950's or before and your family did not push to have segregation and slavery stop ur grandparents are pu**y."

After his initial tweets he was banned by Facebook. After he noticed he was banned, he tried rallying support on Twitter to allow Facebook unblock him. "WOW HAHAHAA AYYY YALL FACEBOOK JUST BANNED ME!!!" he wrote. "HELP ME GET MY PROFILE BACK!! I KEPT IT TO REAL!!!!!!! I GOT OVER 500k LIKES."

Despite his controversial tweets, he hasn't been banned by Facebook. Lil' B known for controversial acts once released an album titled 'I'm Gay'.


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