According to a senior advisor in the Trump Administration, Ice Cube has been working with President Trump to develop his Platinum Plan, an initiative designed to bring $500 billion into Black communities to promote education, affordable health care, black businesses, and more!
The senior advisor, Katrina Pierson, tweeted, "Shoutout to @icecube for his willingness to step up and work with @realDonaldTrump Administration to help develop the #PlatinumPlan - Leaders gonna lead, haters gonna hate. Thank you for leading. (black fist emoji)"
On Oct. 11, Ice Cube explained in an Instagram video why he got into politics.
Cube says he has made contacts to talk about real issues and affirmed that he doesn't align himself with the Democratic or Republican party.
He says, "I've been making contacts trying to talk about these real issues. Straight up, I believe the Democrats have... they've been nice. They've been cordial, so to speak. I don't really see them pushing their policies in any different direction. They're still talking this minority, minority, people of color shit that don't necessarily include us. That don't necessarily include Black Americans, especially descendants of slaves. He continued, We also met with the Republicans and s**t. They brought us in. We talked to 'em. They've moved their agenda a lot because of what we said. You know, they put $500 billion on the table. Who knows what's gone really happen. I just know one of 'em gon 'win. I don't know if it can really matter to us. We gotta just push whoever's in there 'cause ain't nobody really solved our problems. People say we can't take another four years of this. Black people, we can take anything, s**t."