Kanye West might dig himself an excellent larger gap if he tries to promote his «White Lives Matter» shirts in America … as a result of that phrase has already been trademarked — and guess what? It is owned by 2 black males.
Ramses Ja and Quinton Ward, hosts of the radio present Civic Cipher, legally acquired rights to the phrase final month … telling CNN it is all about ensuring it does not find yourself within the flawed arms.
The trademark covers the precise to promote clothes with these phrases displayed.
The trademark was acquired by an nameless listener of Ramses and Quinton’s racial justice present … submitting it the identical day Ye wore his controversial outfit at Paris style week.
The listener transferred possession over to their present a number of weeks again.
Ramses and Quinton stated it was a troublesome name to take the trademark … however added, “As soon as it was clear that somebody stood to realize vital revenue from it, as a result of as you’ve seen, despite the fact that (Kanye) says some actually hurtful, divisive and generally loopy issues, he has a little bit of a zealot following and each time he releases one thing, it sells out.”
As we reported, Kanye was stirring the pot earlier than his antisemitic rants … donning a «White Lives Matter» hoodie at his Yeezy style present initially of October — Candace Owens joined him in his outfit selection, too.