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British rapper Wiley
British rapper Wiley's MBE, honor award, under review by UK Cabinet

Wiley was appointed The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award in the the 2018 New Years Honours for his services to music.

Youtube to 'Post': Wiley's channel taken down for 'repeated violations'

The rapper published a series of tweets last month asserting that Jews systematically exploited Black artists.

British rapper Wiley
Rapper Wiley apologizes for comments about Jews — then offers more

Wiley’s manager, who is Jewish, following the Twitter tirade by his client announced on Friday that he would no longer represent the rapper.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
31/07/2020
Jewish rapper Doja Cat details her brush with COVID-19

She said notably that she "couldn't taste bacon" specifically and that her "legs hurt." Loss of taste and leg pains have been widely recorded as being symptoms of the novel virus.

The Twitter application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017
Wiley's Twitter account permanently suspended, after controversial tweets

The decision, announced Wednesday, follows a 48-hour boycott by many users, notably British and Jewish, over what they deemed as Twitter’s failure to reprimand the artist over his tweets in a timely manner.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/07/2020
Boycotting Twitter to protest its handling of antisemitism could backfire

First, there’s the issue of this boycott catalyzing around a Black man.

By RABBI EMILY COHEN/JTA
28/07/2020
British rapper Wiley
Israeli British rapper writes song in response to Wiley's antisemitism

"I hope I can give people in the community a sense that someone is standing for them."

07/08/2020
British rapper Wiley
Police probes UK rapper Wiley after antisemitic Twitter tirade

"Antisemitic? Are u stupid? Do you know what these people do to the world?" Wiley wrote.

26/07/2020
Ice Cube tweets mural critics have called antisemitic

British journalist Michael Segalov, who wrote about the issue in 2018, tweeted at Ice Cube to say the the image was antisemitic.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
11/06/2020
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