Action Bronson Dropped From Concert Over Rape Lyrics, Transphobia (UPDATE)
Check this as another L for Washington, D.C.
Last weekend saw George Washington University students enjoying their annual Spring Fling…this is notable because Action Bronson (who was set to perform there this past Saturday) was removed from the line-up after a sizeable group complained that the New York emcee was both promoting rape and a past instance of transphobia. The rape accusation comes from the 2011 track ‘Consensual Rape’ (read those lyrics here); the transphobia accusation comes from this.
Chances are, he’ll be responding soon.
UPDATE: Bronson has since taken to Facebook to respond to the backlash; you can read it in full below.
To the Students at George Washington University and the public at large:I’m writing this letter to hopefully bring…