Hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur Russell Simmons published a scathing critique of the film industry Friday and said the problem with those funding movies “is that while they believe in the concept of an all-inclusive, post-racial America, they don’t trust in it enough to bank on it.”

“The music industry gets it because they have no choice,” Simmons wrote in his piece published on HollywoodReporter.com Friday. “Music executives couldn’t segregate artists if they tried!”