Stevie Surprise took a second out of his speech at Aretha Franklin‘s funeral on Friday to blast President Trump — saying the US must “make love nice once more” as a result of “black lives do matter.”
“All lives do matter,” added the legendary singer. “And if we love God then we all know really it’s our love that can make issues higher.”
Surprise, 68, obtained a standing ovation from many individuals at Higher Grace Temple for his feedback.
“What must occur at present not solely on this nation, however all through the world, is that we have to make love nice once more,” he advised the group. “Once we make love nice once more, that’s what Aretha stated all through her life. By the ache, she gave us the enjoyment and stated, ‘Let’s make love nice once more.’”
Surprise was the second particular person of the day to take a jab at Trump.
Rev. Al Sharpton additionally took goal on the president whereas talking — and known as the commander-in-chief out for his controversial Twitter tribute that he gave for Franklin, by which he claimed that the singer labored for him.
“I would like y’all to assist me appropriate President Trump, to show him what [respect] means,” Sharpton stated. “No, she used to carry out for you. She labored for us.”