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Kanye West apologizes for 'slavery was a choice' comment

Kanye West is trying to make amends for his "slavery was a choice" comments that found him at the center of controversy back in May.

"I don't know if I properly apologized for how that slave comment made people feel," the 41-year-old rapper told Chicago's WGCI-FM in a interview on Wednesday (Aug. 29). 

"So I want to take this moment right now to say ... I'm sorry for people who felt let down by that moment," he said. 

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Yeezy stirred up controversy in May after calling slavery "a choice" during an interview with TMZ.

"When you hear about slavery for 400 years ... For 400 years? That sounds like a choice," Kanye said at the time. "You were there for 400 years and it's all of y'all. It's like we're mentally imprisoned."

Peep his apology below:

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