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Rapper apologizes after slamming SF Mayor Breed in music video

Just days after releasing a rap video blaming San Francisco Mayor London Breed for crime in the city, rapper Chino Yang has issued an apology, reports KTVU.

The song from restaurant owner and social media influencer Chino Yang referred to the mayor as a “clown” and at one point encouraged voters to hold their middle fingers up at her.

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The apology comes just before a scheduled news conference by former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and Rev Amos Brown were expected to hold a news conference today, Thursday, encouraging Yang to remove the video, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Yang issued his apology on Instagram.

“A formal apology to our Beloved Mayor @londonbreed! I am sorry for spreading misinformation about her without delving deeper into her contributions to Our City! Please leave my family & love ones out of this, and I take the full responsibility of my actions,” he wrote.

In his video message, Yang referred to threats he had received “from someone extremely powerful” with the “top elites.”

“I had no idea this extremely powerful individual had so much emotional attachment to London Breed. With that being said I am sorry for my ignorance. I’m sorry for my foolishness and impulsiveness. I should have been informed about what she had done for our city.”

At the same time, Yang did not completely back down, reminding listeners that he has a constitutional right. He encouraged his Instagram followers to take part in a poll asking “should elected officials be held accountable for the crime and homelessness in our city.”

He also expressed his love for the Black and Brown community and said he did not mean to cause any division between Blacks and the Chinese in the city.

Rev Brown told the San Francisco Standard that his church is three blocks from Yang’s restaurant and that his church has also been broken into. He encouraged Yang to work with him to solve the city’s problems.

“I did not blame the mayor for this problem,” Brown said. “This is an American problem, and no individual mayor can be blamed.”

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1 COMMENT

  1. Maybe Yang should have consulted Jane kim about what happens if you go against London Breed in the Fillmore district. Amos Brown said Chino should have gone to the police if he was really threatened. But supposedly Jane had reported to the police that she had received threads prior to the event, but no police show up until after the event was over. Who knows?
    Also interesting Willy Brown didn’t show up at the press conference.

    https://twitter.com/JaneKim/status/995794964578648064

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/video-racial-slur-yelled-at-sf-mayoral-candidate-jane-kim/amp/

    https://www.sfweekly.com/archives/video-storm-of-racist-slurs-halts-jane-kim-rally/article_0a08e975-aa9b-5de1-a88d-9710bf1250b6.html

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