Raps」タグアーカイブ

Virginia Tech Lax Team Raps N-Word, Is Very Sorry About It

Oops, folks…

… they're bad!

Earlier this week, members of the Virginia Tech women's lacrosse team didn't just record themselves singing along to Lil Dicky's "Freaky Friday."

They recorded themselves singing along to this explicit track AND released the footage on social media.

And because the women are all white, and because the lyrics include a certain N-Word, backlash against the athletes was swift and ferocious.

(For whatever it's worth, yes: "Freaky Friday" is the song in whose video Kendall Jenner stars and during which she's very excited about her vagina.)

After the video below made its way around YouTube and Head Coach John Sung made note of the comments, he said the following to The Roanoke Times:

"This is a teachable moment. It’s not something that we’re proud of. The team is very apologetic and sorry. There’s nobody of any color that should say it. Period.

"There’s nobody that should say it."

Sung insisted there “was no malice involved" and we tend to believe him.

"They just thought that they were singing along to a song," he added.

"They had just won. They’re singing songs. The first couple songs were Disney songs…They were celebrating and they were dancing and they were excited."

Some folks out there were satisfied with this apology.

Others, however, don't think any apology was even necessary.

Take radio host Clay Travis, for example, and his response to this so-called scandal on Twitter:

"Hey @Deadspin," he wrote, mentioning the name of a website that ran this story and asking:

"Was the Virginia Tech women’s team chanting racial slurs or were they singing along to one of the most popular rap songs in America? This is pathetic, and fake news."

It's actually an interesting debate:

Should any mea culpa have been required when these young women were just singing along to the words of a track?

Should white people avoid saying this epithet at ALL times, including this one?

Ponder your answer as you watch the footage in question:

Virginia tech lacrosse team raps the n word is very sorry about
ReadMore…

Vanessa Hudgens Raps at Billboard Music Awards: See Drake’s Horrified Reaction!

Vanessa Hudgens co-presented the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, and, naturally, that meant she burst into song at several points throughout the three-hour extravaganza. 

At one point, she showed off her vocal prowess by singing "The Power of Love." Yes, that Celine Dion song. Surprisingly, the singer nailed the performance, and the audience seemed to be loving it. 

Before the show even took place, Vanessa credited Celine by saying that she was the reason her vocal range was as good as it is. 

However, Vanessa also tried to rap during the show, and it was a resounding failure. Like, if there were an award for the worst performance, Vanessa would have won it. 

This was all down to Ludacris who urged his co-host to try it. 

When Vanessa started singing the verse from "Monster," the camera cut straight to Drake, who looked appalled at what his eyes and ears were witnessing. 

Considering Drake won a mammoth 13 awards at the event, we think it's fair to say he knows a thing or 10 about music.

He didn't flat-out say anything negative to the former High School Musical star, but you could tell he was not impressed. 

When he went up to accept his next award, however, he was all smiles and complimented Hudgens for her appearance. 

"I just want to say, Vanessa Hudgens, you look incredible tonight," Drake told her as she gushed at him. 

Nicki Minaj was visibly jealous at not having a shout out from Drake and could be seen yelling, "What about me?!"

Nicki got her wish, and Drake noted that he was glad they were friends again. 

"I'm so glad we found our way back because I love you, and I could never ever ever see it any other way."

Have a look at the full video below!

Vanessa hudgens raps at billboard music awards see drakes horrif
ReadMore…