Former Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne took to X/Twitter on Friday to proclaim in an all-caps assertion that he denied rapper Kanye West’s request to make use of a pattern of a Black Sabbath music “because he is an antisemite” who “caused untold heartache to many,” and that West used the pattern at his album listening occasion anyway.
Osbourne mentioned West “ASKED PERMISSION TO SAMPLE A SECTION OF A 1983 LIVE PERFORMANCE OF ‘WAR PIG’ FROM THE US FESTIVAL WITHOUT VOCALS & WAS REFUSED PERMISSION BECAUSE HE IS AN ANTISEMITE AND HAS CAUSED UNTOLD HEARTACHE TO MANY.”
. @kanyewest ASKED PERMISSION TO SAMPLE A SECTION OF A 1983 LIVE PERFORMANCE OF “WAR PIG” FROM THE US FESTIVAL WITHOUT VOCALS & WAS REFUSED PERMISSION BECAUSE HE IS AN ANTISEMITE AND HAS CAUSED UNTOLD HEARTACHE TO MANY. HE WENT AHEAD AND USED THE SAMPLE ANYWAY AT HIS ALBUM…
— Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) February 9, 2024
“HE WENT AHEAD AND USED THE SAMPLE ANYWAY AT HIS ALBUM LISTENING PARTY LAST NIGHT. I WANT NO ASSOCIATION WITH THIS MAN!” the rocker added.
Osbourne was referring to West’s profession implosion in 2022, when the rapper made a collection of antisemitic feedback — together with praising Adolf Hitler — inflicting his company companions, including Adidas, to chop ties with him.
At one level, West claimed he misplaced $2 billion in simply at some point following his collection of antisemitic remarks.
As Breitbart News reported late final 12 months, West seemed to be unrepentant about his antisemitic gestures — a 12 months after his downward spiral — when he launched a single, “Vultures,” during which the rapper thumbs his nostril on the controversy with the lyrics, “How I’m antisemitic? I just fucked a Jewish bitch,” adopted up with “I just fucked Scooter’s bitch,” in reference to his former supervisor Scooter Braun’s ex-wife.