Ice Cube by the Forward

Ice Cube tells Jake Tapper ‘Watch your mouth’ over Farrakhan criticism

Rapper Ice Cube clapped back at CNN anchor Jake Tapper on Twitter this week after the host criticized a Fox channel for planning to air a program hosted by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

“Watch your mouth Jake,” tweeted Ice Cube in response to Tapper’s tweet, which called Farrakhan a “vile anti-LGBTQ anti-Semitic misogynist” and asked why Fox Soul was airing his “propaganda.”

Fox Soul announced Monday that Farrakhan’s “Message to America” would be replaced by a compilation of speeches by Black leaders.

Ice Cube posted a series of anti-Semitic memes last month that led to widespread condemnation.


Molly Boigon

Molly Boigon

Molly Boigon is an investigative reporter at the Forward. Contact her at or follow her on Twitter @MollyBoigon.

Ice Cube to Jake Tapper: ‘Watch your mouth’

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