The 29-year-old rapper released a lengthy statement on Monday in which he acknowledged that the anti-gay tirade was "hurtful and misinformed" but attempted to blame the backlash on social media.
It came just hours after Governors Ball became the third festival to pull him from its line-up.
"Social media moves so fast that people want to demolish you before you even have the opportunity to grow, educate, and learn from your mistakes.," he added.
"As a man who has had to make his own way from very difficult circumstances, having people I know publicly working against me -- knowing that what I needed was education on these topics and guidance -- has been challenging."
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