Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled & More Musicians Continue to Protest President Trump's Immigration Ban

President Donald Trump photographed in the Oval Office of the White House on Jan. 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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President Donald Trump photographed in the Oval Office of the White House on Jan. 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Three days after President Donald Trump’s executive order to prevent citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, the music world is still shaken up and artists continue to protest the ban.

President Trump issued the order to defend the United States from “radical Islamic terrorists,” according to The Associated Press. On Saturday night, a federal judge from Brooklyn issued a ruling that blocked government authorities from sending refugees and others with valid visas back to their home countries. Soon after, judges from five other states issued similar orders. On Sunday, Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, said green card holders would not be banned from entering the country.

Thousands protested at airports, including John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), on Saturday and a major rally was held outside the White House the next day.

Musicians turned to Twitter on Monday (Jan. 30) to share their thoughts on the weekend's events and express their disagreement with the order. Here is what Nicki Minaj, P!nk, Ice-T and more had to say: