Chrisette Michele Rips Spike Lee Apart In a Spoken Word Track [LISTEN]…

Chrisette Michele: No Political Genius

Chrisette Michele not only played Trump’s Inauguration, she’s damn proud of it.  Now, she’s released a spoken word track slamming Spike Lee, Netflix, and hateful fans.

For those just tuning in, r&b singer Chrisette Michele has been weathering a torrent of hate for performing at Donald Trump’s Inauguration.  Fans have been pouring hate on the singer since the announcement, especially after the discovery of a $250,000 paycheck for a 30-minute performance.

Chrisette Michele Loses Netflix Deal After Trump Performance

But the icing on the cake came from Netflix.  Immediately after Chrissete Michele confirmed her Trump gig (after trying to hide it from fans), Spike Lee removed her from his upcoming Netflix remake of ‘She’s Gotta Have It’.  And probably severed all future relations with the singer.

Now, Chrisette Michele is blasting back, and naming names.  Here’s her just-released spoken word tirade.

And here are the full lyrics…

I am the black song that Spike Lee won’t sing
I am the black voice inauguration bells ring
I am the black sheep disguising the scared wolf
No I am the black elephant in the red room, scared shook

White House invites me, you can call me their coon
I am the butterfly growing from slavery’s cocoon
I carry the mantle with God as my goon
He provides the life support, I’m dying singing his tune

Church folks may not clap, but I’ll sing their song
Hip hop for Jay Z, now you say You Lost One
R&B for Def Jam, Rich Hipster for Brooklyn

But Spike won’t pay me, A Crook from Crooklyn

I’m Still a BLACK GIRL – MAGIC
I’m still American – Tragic
I am still Born Again – Miracle
And We’re on the border line – Pinacle

The brink of love or destruction
This is the junction
Will we divide in consumption
Of social media productions
Or will we finally unite
Win the 200 year fight
70’s fists up unite
Or did MLK die for spite
No political genius
But I won’t let this defeat us
I refuse to back down
I’ll use my art as my crown
And you can call me your fool
Rehearse lines you didn’t learn in school

They won’t be my definition
Or defining moment
Not my vision
Or my anger, I won’t own it
Or my prison
Nope won’t condone it

They will be my ammunition
To fight the system
We will win them
Hope is alive
This is my stand in

For John Lewis
And Ben Carson
Quest Love, Spike Lee
And before them
I won’t divide now
That’s not smart now
God before me
I won’t back down

This is MY damn America now
Came on a boat
Now I’ll Rock It
Gave me the mic
Now I’ll Rock It
Gave me the vote
Didn’t profit… And I’m NO POLITICAL GENIUS
But these ain’t politics as usual
I’m no mad dog but I rebel
May I revel
In the freedom of speech

In the art standing for peace
Basquiat style Paint streets
On the front lines
Let’s meet
We can sing one song
Victory
And one anthem
Land of the free
As one army
You and Me
A political genius
I’ll never be
#NoPoliticalGenius