The former Atlanta City Council member who led the city”Kanye West Dai’ distanced herself from him… She says she won’t be awarded that honor now, in light of his recent controversial statements.
Natalyn Archibong She was a member of the Atlanta City Council last year when she made an announcement honoring Ye — who was born in ATL — on his special day, but now she’s bidding him a “shocked and disgusting goodbye.”
Natalyn says she doesn’t want to get involved in editorial history, but says she won’t give Kanye the same statement now because His last comments Around George Floyd death and his anti-Semitic tweets.
TMZ broke the story… Atlanta declared July 22, 2021 “Kanye West Day” after he launched his Dunda tour at ATL.
Natalyn, the driving force behind the ad, says the ad was a one-time thing that cannot be repeated or erased…and says there are 4 main reasons why Kanye commemorates his day.
Remember the Ye’s Donda tour that started in Atlanta, his birth in Atlanta and his mother, Donda Westand attended Morris Brown College, HBCU in Atlanta. Finally, Natalyn says, “The announcement was an acknowledgment of his intrinsic contribution to the arts.”
Of course, Kanye has sparked a lot of controversy since then, and Natalyn says the “July 2021 announcement did not envision that in 2022, the artist formerly known as Kanye West would boldly make such ugly and hurtful statements.”
The bottom line for Natalin… “To you I say no.”