YouTube deletes rapper’s ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ song claiming ‘medical misinformation’
A mega-MAGA hat-wearing rapper whose song Let’s Go Brandon went from a YouTube sensation to near the top of the charts on iTunes was removed after the woke streaming giant said the video contained ‘medical misinformation.’
Rapper Bryson Gray announced on ツイッター Thursday that the music video for his anti-Biden song was canceled by YouTube.
‘What medical misinformation is in the song? Whoa,’ 彼は尋ねた.
In the music video, Gray appears in an ‘Impeach Biden’ T-shirt and a MAGA bucket hat while holding an assault rifle.
The song features the lyrics ‘pandemic ain’t real, they just planned it,’ and ‘Biden said the jab stop the spread, it was lies.’
Rapper Bryson Gray (写真) said the music video for his anti-Biden song ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ was removed by YouTube due to medical information
In the music video, Gray appears in an ‘Impeach Biden’ t-shirt and a MAGA bucket hat while holding an assault rifle
Rapper Bryson Gray pictured in a ‘Make America Great Again’ onesie
According to Gray, YouTube initially took down the lyric version of the video before the actual music video was taken down.
土曜日, Gray compared Google-owned YouTube to a Communist dictatorship and said that the ban only made the song more popular.
‘I want to thank YouTube for banning my “Let’s Go Brandon” song. All y’all did was piss a bunch of people off and made more people go listen to it. Let’s Go YouTube. Commies,’ 彼はツイートした.
He is one of three rappers with a song titled Let’s Go Brandon, two of which are best-sellers on iTunes. Rapper Loza Alexander’s version is No. 2, trailing only Adele’s new song Easy On Me, while Gray is at No. 6.
Artist Forgiato Blow also has a version of the popular meme-turned-hit song that takes shots at President Biden.
Gray posted a grab of a message YouTube sent him that specified his video violated the medical misinformation policy because ‘YouTube doesn’t allow claims about COVID-19 vaccinations that contradict expert consensus from local health authorities or the World Health Organization.’
木曜日に, YouTube’s tech support responded to one of Gray’s tweets and said they would look into the ban.
‘Jumping in – we’re passing this along to the right team for a re-review,’ YouTube said. ‘We’ll share updates once we hear back from them. Appreciate your patience in the meantime.’
Gray said he has still not heard back from the tech team and that the video is not back up.
He questioned why content that promotes violence and drugs is allowed on the platform but not his.
‘Why is the most censored rapper in the country someone that doesn’t even curse in songs?” Gray asked フォックス・ニュース. ‘Why can you rap about murder, セックス, and drugs but when I rap about questioning the government I get banned? Is this still America?’
The song is titled after the Let’s Go Brandon! meme, これ references an incident this month where NASCAR fans shouted ‘F**k Joe Biden.’
NBC reporter Kelli Stavast was interviewing racer Brandon Brown when she allegedly misheard the crowd and said they were yelling ‘Let’s Go Brandon!’
Biden critics believed the reporter purposely tried to censor the crowd.
‘Let’s Go Brandon!’ has become shorthand for ‘F**k Joe Biden’ ソーシャルメディアで, with many using the hashtag #LetsGoBrandon to criticize Biden.
テキサス州政府. Greg Abbot tweeted ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ 月曜日に, blaming Biden and his administration for the inflation surge increasing prices in the US.
Political commentator Dave Rubin also tweeted ‘Let’s go Brandon,’ while sharing a story on the supply chain crisis.