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Celebrity rapper Kanye West tweeted a cryptic tweet suggesting the NBA is a ‘modern day slave ship’. It is unclear what made West, who is a sports fan and has attended many NBA games, tweet the following text.

One could speculate that it is related with the terms of the NBA contracts that have clauses that in a way enslave players since the tweet starts with “I need to see everybody’s contracts at Universal and Sony. I’m not gonna watch my people be enslaved”.

“I’m putting my life on the line for my people. The music industry and the NBA are modern day slave ships,” West continued.

West followed with tweets encouraging people to buy land: