Kanye West mural: Chicago rapper’s image painted over in Fulton Market amid backlash over comments on Jews

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ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo

Friday, October 28, 2022 3:48AM

CHICAGO (WLS) — A mural of Kanye West in Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood is now painted over.

The Chicago native and rapper is facing mounting criticism over antisemitic remarks he’s made in recent weeks.

Several companies have terminated deals with him.

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The artist who created the mural posted to social media the new version of the mural with West blacked out with the caption “We need better role models.”

The 14-foot mural is located at the intersection of North Sangamon Street and West Lake Street.

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