Rapper Waka Flocka recently revealed he has “no African descendant” in his blood and is actually 100% Native American.
This might come as a surprise to anybody who has ever seen Waka in person, on TV, in print or damn near anywhere else.
Waka was doing an interview and was asked about his take on the controversy involving NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.
But somehow, Waka felt the need to segue into Roots: The Waka Flocka Story.
“I have no African descendant in my blood. I’m a Native American. So, literally, I’m a Cherokee, I’m a Black Foot, I’m a Red Tail Indian…that’s whats in my blood.”–Waka Flocka
Waka also added that whatever is left in his DNA is “European”.
Historically, most Americans–of any color–whose ancestry runs past a couple generations in the United States are likely to have more than one ethnic group in their bloodline.
Studies have also shown that Black Americans are more likely to have more European rather than Native American blood in their DNA due to slavery and other factors.
But here’s a genealogy lesson, Waka Flocka style: