Rapper Lil Pump was criticized for his latest song lyrics.
Rapper Lil Pump was criticized for the lyrics in his latest song “Butterfly Doors” and a racist gesture he made in the teaser for the melody.
The rapper, whose real name is Grazzy Garcia, 18, was released with a teaser of his latest song “Butterfly Doors” on his social media accounts on Sunday.
“Butterfly door, they call me Yao Ming my eyes real low, ching-chong,” the rapper was heard saying in the clip he pulled his eyes back. Yao, the person Lil Pump mentioned in the lyric is a Basketball Hall of Famer who played six years in China and eight for the Houston Rockets.
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A number of social media users comment on the post to call racist, including “Crazy Rich Asians” star Awkwafina, People reported.
In a since deleted tweet, the actress wrote, “it is Always nice to hear a new song with a Ching Chong adlib. Think it’s better than “eyes c—k’, as some of the other verses that I have heard. But can we at least think of a more creative racial epithets?”
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Lil Pump has not appeared to comment on the controversy.
The rapper rose to fame with his hit “Gucci Gang” and has worked with artists such as Kanye West. However, he has gotten into some trouble recently. Last week, he was kicked off a plane and arrested in Miami for disorderly conduct, TMZ reported.