Lil Wayne dismissed the Black Lives Matter movement in a rare interview Tuesday night, saying America has made him the "rich motherf----r" he is now.
"I don't feel connected to a damn thing that ain't got nothing to do with me," the 33-year-old rapper told ABC journalist Linsey Davis.
Lil Wayne said the phrase "Black Lives Matter" didn't make sense to him.
"What is it?" he asked. "That just sounds weird. I don't know know that you put a name on it. It's not a name, it's not 'whatever, whatever.' It's somebody got shot by a policeman for a f---ed-up reason."
"I am a young, black, rich motherf----r," he said. "If that don't let you know that America understand black motherf-----s matter these days, I don't know what it is."
"My life matters, especially to my b----es," he said with a wink.
The interview ended with Lil Wayne removing his microphone and angrily walking off set, saying: "I ain't no f---ing politician."
Lil Wayne backtracked on his comments Wednesday, telling TMZ that he was "agitated" by the reporter's line of questioning.
"Apologies to anyone who was offended," he said.
The Grammy-winning rapper recently made headlines after he said on Fox Sports that "there is no such thing as racism," because a lot of white people attend his concerts.
He clarified the comment last month, explaining that he had never personally experienced or witnessed racism in America.