As the Trump administration announced that rapper Ice Cube had aided their Platinum Plan, fans want to know how. And what is the meaning of CWBA, the project that appears to have influenced the plan?
Last night, Katrina Pierson, a senior Advisor to Donald Trump confirmed that Ice Cube had helped to devise their Platinum Plan, tweeting: “Shoutout to @icecube for his willingness to step up and work with @realDonaldTrump Administration to help develop the #PlatinumPlan.”
What is the meaning of Ice Cube’s CWBA?
To avoid confusion, the CWBA and the Platinum Plan are seperate things, although the Platinum Plan was certainly influenced by the CWBA.
CWBA stands for Contract With Black America and was created in August by Ice Cube, who demanded that both the Republican and Democratic parties sign the contract before they earn the vote of Black America.
The contract covers 13 areas of improvement including prison reform, bank lending reform, and a police reform act. The idea is that by signing to the contract, they agree to, “demand an open debate and a clear and fair vote within the first 100 days of the 117th Congress in 2021 on the following proposals to be codified into specific bills.”
What is the Platinum Plan?
The Platinum Plan was created a by the Trump administration to lay out ways in which they will help Black America, should Trump get re-elected.
How have fans reacted to Ice Cube working with Donald Trump?
Some fans were left confused by Ice Cube’s work with the Trump administration. One tweeted: My Hip-Hop HERO @icecube is working with the dark side. I haven’t felt this low since Kobe passed. HEARTBREAKING. Cube, I’m not sure you understand how much we value your voice, and when we see you ‘jumping the shark,’ it KILLS us. Especially in 2020.”
However, Ice Cube took to Twitter to explain that he offered help to both parties: “Facts: I put out the CWBA. Both parties contacted me. Dems said we’ll address the CWBA after the election. Trump campaign made some adjustments to their plan after talking to us about the CWBA.”