Nick Cannon's under fire for comments he
made about melanin, white people and why they
became "savages" long, long ago -- and some are
even calling him a "black supremacist."
"The Masked Singer" host has recently been accused
of spewing anti-Semitism on his podcast, "Cannon's
Class," but now it's this brief clip from his June
30 episode with Professor Griff -- formerly of Public
Enemy -- that has people riled up.
Nick said that the power of melanin -- or lack
thereof -- made white people "a little less" than
darker-skinned people ... and claims this
deficiency leads to fear.
He was speaking anthropologically -- meaning the
very first white people in modern-day Europe -- but
went on to say white people's fear made them lack
compassion and ultimately ... become evil.
Nick then referred to these white people of the
past as "savages," "barbaric" and added ...
"They're the ones that are actually closer to
animals, they're the ones that are actually the
Now, some people are calling him out for the
remarks, including black British rapper
Zuby, who tweeted, "Nick Cannon
has gone full black supremacist. This is 100%
Cannon's controversy comes on the heels of
allegations of being an anti-Semite and spreading
anti-Jewish theories on his podcast ... so rough
week so far.