During the demonstration, he made false and derogatory remarks about gay men and HIV, and also made lewd things about women.
“It promotes stigma and discrimination and is contrary to what our world needs to fight the AIDS epidemic,” he tweeted, before presenting some factual data about HIV. “Homophobic and HIV misconceptions have no place in our society and industry and as musicians, we must spread compassion and love for the most marginalized in our communities. The job of a musician is to bring people together. “
“After decades of hard scientific research – lifesaving drugs are now available for children born with HIV who contract HIV through blood transfusions, dirty needles or exchange of bodily fluids,” she wrote. “These new ARVs can keep a person with AIDS alive for a lifetime!!! Standing next to someone in a crowd does not transmit AIDS.”
“I don’t really recognize this as the person I worked with. I know my fans know where my heart is and I stand 100% with the LGBTQ community,” she wrote. “We need to come together to fight the stigma and ignorance surrounding HIV/AIDS.”
Musician, producer and filmmaker Questlove posted an updated dream list on Instagram about which he will run an updated “Summer of Soul” festival, with DaBaby’s name removed from the list.
But at least one celeb has spoken on behalf of the rapper.
CNN has reached out to a representative for DaBaby for comment.