Earl Sweatshirt: Taylor Swift is ‘perpetuating black stereotypes’ with new video



Odd Future musician Earl Sweatshirt is coming for Taylor Swift. The country music star released the video for her latest single, “Shake it Off,” which boosts a noticeably different image and beat from Swift’s traditional format.

Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter to talk about how the video is harmful because it amplifies many black stereotypes.

Chuck D wants the music industry to just say no to the n-word


Public Enemy frontman Chuck D is challenging those involved in the music industry to stop using the “n-word.” In a set of tweets, the rapper called upon radio stations, record labels, and artists to stop using the derogatory term.

Chuck D. went as far as asking if performances featuring homophobic or anti-Semitic slurs were accepted at concert festivals as easily accepted as those that feature the “n-word.”