A video recently surfaced of guitarist Carlos Santana as he criticized transgender ideology during a concert in late July.
Santana and his band of the same name have sold more than 100 million records and won 10 GRAMMY® Awards. He made headlines this week, however, for condemning transgender ideology at a concert in Atlantic City, N.J. the weekend of July 28.
A clip circulated of Santana pausing after a song to declare, “When God made you and me, before we came out of the womb, you know who you are and what you are,” he said. “Later on, when you grow out of it, you see things, and you start believing that you could be something that sounds good, but you know it ain’t right.”
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He then went on to say, “Because a woman is a woman and a man is a man. That’s it. Whatever you want to do in the closet, that’s your business. I’m OK with that.”
He also gave a shout-out to comedian Dave Chappelle, who has made headlines in his own right for questioning transgenderism and cancel culture. “I am like this with my brother Dave Chappelle,” he said as he joined his hands together.
Santana defended his rhetoric in a…