Kendrick Lamar splits fans with N-word stunt
KENDRICK LAMAR divided his audience after inviting a white fan on stage to sing his track containing the n-bomb — but lambasted her for verbalising the racist term.
The American rap superstar made a spectacle out of his admirer when she joined him for his song m.A.A.d City at the Hangout Festival in Alabama.
It repeatedly contains the controversial word, and when the young fan sang it, Lamar, 30, halted the music, saying: ‘Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait.’
Confused, the girl asked him: ‘Am I not cool enough for you? What’s up bro? What’s up?’ He then told her to censor his lyric, explaining: ‘You’ve got to bleep one single word.’
Lamar then asked the crowd if he should boot her off the stage.
The apologetic concertgoer grovelled: ‘Oh my God, I’m sorry! Did I do it? I’m so sorry.’
The audience was split down the middle with a mixture of cheers and boos about her remaining on the stage, as she pleaded: ‘Please keep me up here, I got you.’
Lamar accepted the fan’s appeal and let her sing the song again, where this time she managed to miss out the incriminating term in his lyric: ‘Man down, where you from, n****?’
The debate later raged online, with one follower writing: ‘He invites her on stage to sing his song and then gets annoyed when she does. Prize idiot.’
But another said: ‘Any civilized white person should refrain from using the n-word, contrived by slave owners.’
Author: Andrei Harmsworth