Miley Cyrus Apologizes for Past ‘Racist’ Comments About Hip-Hop

Breitbart | 6/13/2019 | Staff
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Pop singer Miley Cyrus has apologized for previous comments she made about her dislike for the hip-hop music genre, claiming she is “deeply sorry for the disconnect [her] words caused.”

Despite featuring production from rap producer Mike Will Made It for her 2013 album Bangerz, Cyrus later criticized the genre for being too lewd.

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“I love that new Kendrick [Lamar] song [“Humble”]: ‘Show me somethin’ natural like **** with some stretch marks,'” she said in a 2017 interview with Billboard. “I love that because it’s not ‘Come sit on my dick, suck on my ****.’ I can’t listen to that anymore. That’s what pushed me out of the hip-hop scene a little. It was too much ‘Lamborghini, got my Rolex, got a girl on my ****’ — I am so not that.”

However, Cyrus has now backtracked on her views, posting an apology on a YouTube video by user As Told By Kenya. titled “Miley Cyrus Is My Problematic Fav…Sorry.” In the video, YouTuber Kenya Wilson praises Cyrus’s music, but describes her comments on hip-hop as “racially insensitive” and having “racist undertones.”

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“Just watched your video,” Cyrus wrote in the comments section of the video. “Thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak up. Being silent is not like me at all. I am aware of my platform and have always used it the best way I know how and to shine a light on injustice. I want to start with saying I am sorry. I own the fact that saying … “this pushed me out of the hip hop scene a little” was insensitive as it is...
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