With all the controversey swirling over Nicki Minaj’s decision to use an iconic photograph of a gun-wielding Malcolm X to promote her single “Lookin’ Ass Niggas,” it’s only appropriate that award winning filmmaker Pierre Bennu would take his critique to the next level. Check out the above video. The password is “selfhate.”

“Art is a conversation. If you’re an artist & have something to say, say it with your work. Here is what Nicki Minaj’s use of Malcolm X’s image on her new single/video “Lookin’ Ass Ni**a” inspired in me,” Bennu wrote on his website. 

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