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9 November 2016, 11:54
Artists like Snoop Dogg and Rick Ross have shared their thoughts.
Donald Trump was elected President of the United States today, and the Hip-Hop community has spoken out.
Artists like Macklemore, Azealia Banks and Snoop Dogg have all had their say on the results of the recent election.
Snoop posted this conversation with a friend on his Twitter account, with the rapper labelling the USA as 'amerikkka'...
...before hitting up Drake on Instagram to help him move over to the 6ix.
Macklemore posted this adorable snap of his daughter Sloane, captioning it with a touching, heartfelt message:
I am disappointed, shocked and shaken at my core by what has transpired tonight. I gathered around the TV with my family and loved ones, ready to celebrate history being made. My daughter had this little blue dress on. I was ready to pop the Martinelli's and hold her, watching Hilary Clinton become the first female president of the United States of America. But...It didn't happen. I had a sick feeling in my gut, riddled with anxiety as the polls started coming in. After hours of a growing pit in my stomach, it was over. I left the TV, grabbed my daughter and took her to bed. But now, as I'm laying next to my her as she sleeps, I remember. Remember what I have control over and what I don't. I don't have control over Donald Trump becoming president. That has been decided. But what I do have control over is where I go from here. I will teach my daughter to love. All people, regardless of the color of their skin, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or where their birth certificate says they're from. I will teach her how important it is to be an advocate for humanity. Not just the portion of humanity that benefits her. I will teach her non violent communication. That in the face of hatred we must love each other even harder. Not give in. Not get discouraged or feel like our progress in the past is void. Keeping fighting for all of us, with an emphasis on those that and have been the most affected by systemic oppression. I will teach her that when she is silent during moments of injustice, she is siding with the oppressor. I will teach her that walls divide people, and by their nature cannot bring us closer. And that just because someone holds the most powerful position in the world, does not make that person right, just or fair. Donald Trump is not raising my daughter. I am. I get to encourage and nurture her to be who she wants to be. Teach her that her voice and actions can change the world. Teach her that she can do anything that a man can do. And one day, even become president of the United States of America. I have work to do. It starts now. And that work is the only thing bringing me peace at the moment
Public Enemy's Chuck D tweeted this after the results were finalised:
Hitler Is Real #meinTrump— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) November 9, 2016
John Legend likened the result to paying for college tuition.
I feel like America just sent in our tuition check for Trump University.— John Legend (@johnlegend) November 9, 2016
Tinashe was downcast about the vote...
Sick. Disgusted. Heartbroken.— TINASHE (@Tinashe) November 9, 2016
...as was Chris Brown's ex Karreuche Tran.
OMG YOU GUYS this is a real life nightmare..— Karrueche Tran (@karrueche) November 9, 2016
Rick Ross remained optimistic, however, prompting some of his downcast followers to bounce back after the news.
Remain resilient.— Yung Rénzél (@rickyrozay) November 9, 2016