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.