Common Backs Kanye West

November 12, 2010 By:
Common Backs Kanye West

Matt Lauer may not see eye-to-eye with Kanye West right now, but one person who has his back is Common.

Hollyscoop talked with Common as he surprise 2600 Students on the latest stop on the
"Get Schooled National Challenge and Tour" in Los Angeles and asked what he thought about Kanye being “done” with the media.

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Common who is working with Kanye West on his new album told us, “Kanye is a courageous individual. You have to be courageous to say ‘Hey I’m not doing that anymore’ or ‘I’m not going to accept this from the media and I’m done’ with that aspect.”

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He continued, “Kanye to me…that’s my brother. I love him, he is just a great example of somebody who is honest, true to who they are. Not persuaded by the way the media is trying to portray or whatever, he is going to speak his mind. I think it’s courageous to do that.”

This brings a hot topic into mind, is the media bullying Kanye West? Was Matt Lauer doing his job as a journalist or was he pushing it?

Tell us your thoughts below.