A quote from an interview she did with The Fader magazine:
She sees our political present as a test of seriousness on more than one front. “We can organize like a motherfucker when police beat us up,” she says. “But can we organize to stop black-on-black crime, or poor-on-poor crime? Because, you know, poor is the new black. You don’t have to be black now.”
So in other words “classism is the new racism”. I hear this argument typically from white dudes who are blind to racism and white privilege. When did Erykah turn into that?
She also said in regards to her comments about men’s attraction to teenage girls that she has “nothing to apologize for” and claims she was villainized by people on Twitter.