Artist M.I.A. Loses Festival Gig Following Candace Owens Appearance

Candace Owens speaks at an event hosted by the Stanford College Republicans on May 29, 2018, in Stanford, California.

At a glance

  • The rapper labeled the actions against the group war crimes, which Owens noted no one wanted the singer to talk about at the time.
  • “They wanted me to be like, ‘I came from a mud hut, like me now, you know, I’m driving a Bentley, and I’m so happy I’m liberated,’” the U.K. rapper shared. “And that was the narrative Hollywood wanted me to say.”
  • “But money didn’t mean s***, you know, when 150,000 people are getting bombed, and you can’t speak about it,” she added.

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