Country Singer Went in Blackface as Lil Wayne and He's Not Sorry

Country Singer Went in Blackface as Lil Wayne and He's Not Sorry

Jason Adlean's rep confirmed claims he was dressing up for Halloween.

Published November 11, 2015

No matter how many times it's said that Halloween is no excuse for blackface, every year someone — or several people — cross that line. This year, one of the offenders is Jason Aldean, the country singer who is ranked 47th on Forbes's highest-paid celebrities list. 

Aldean decided to employ shoe polish and a wig for his Lil Wayne costume and then went partying around Nashville. A fan picture made it's way to Nashville Gab, who first reported on the offensive costume. “When the picture above first fell in my lap and I was told it was a picture of Jason Aldean, his wife and a couple friends dressed up for Halloween,” Shannon at Nashville Gab wrote, "I didn’t think much of it because I automatically thought the hunter was Jason."

His rep then confirmed to TMZ that Aldean was dressed as Lil Wayne. Despite the confirmation, Aldean — who is an artist on Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service — has not issued an apology.

Watch the real deal Weezy in the video below:

(Photos from left: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images, Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIDAL)

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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