When you’re an artist who’s as popular as Kendrick Lamar, every little thing you say can be taken out of context and twisted into something negative.
After setting social media on fire on Thursday with his new track “Humble” and the dope visuals to go along with it, K. Dot caught the wrath of feminist Twitter for his a few bars in the songs that were deemed misogynistic. In the track, Kendrick rapped, “I’m so f**king sick and tired of the photoshop, show me something natural like afros on Richard Pryor.”
Some women felt that the line perpetuated misogynist themes while others blasted the MikeWIllMadeIt produced track for it’s fake wokeness. Some Kendrick fans understood the point he was trying to make, tweeting things like:
However, there are hip hop fans (and feminists) who find can find the issue in just about anything. Check out some of the enraged tweets.
Feminist Twitter Drags Kendrick Lamar For Misogynistic 'Humble' Lyrics
1. Does she have a point?
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I think that some of the critiques of Kendrick's video are flawed and lacking nuance/reason. But the critiques OF the critiques are worse.— Jamilah Lemieux (@JamilahLemieux) March 31, 2017
2. Some women don't see the issue with Kendrick's pro-natural lyric.
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How dare Kendrick Lamar tell women he finds them beautiful in their most natural state!— CleverlyChloé (@CleverlyChloe) March 31, 2017
How dare he!
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Kendrick said he like natural bodies… where is the problem…. 99% of y’all can’t afford surgery so why are you upset— Lance (@CashflowinLP) March 31, 2017
Feminist Twitter Rips Into Kendrick Lamar For ‘Misogyny’ In His Latest Song was originally published on globalgrind.com