Parov Stelar Ad Pulled

2013-05-01 by Shimana | 13 Comments
General Motors had to pull an advertisement for their Chevrolet Trax car because of complaints that the song being featured in the ad, Booty Swing by Parov Stelar, was racist. Part of the lyrics that could be heard in the ad are as follows:

Now, in the land of Fu Manchu,

The girls all now do the Suzie-Q,

Clap their hands in the centre of the floor

Saying 'ching-ching, chop suey, swing some more'

The ad: http://youtu.be/0Ezwn02uvsY

Tagged: Parov Stelar

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RangDang
May 1st 2013
111 Comments


Weird

Oh well, Parov Stelar is still one of my favorite musicians so like whatevs

Spec
May 1st 2013
27531 Comments


Aren't we all getting a little too sensitive?

Digging: Jeff Rosenstock - We Cool?

BillClinton
May 1st 2013
125 Comments


I've always loved this song. Never thought twice on the
lyrics. Big whoop. People are overly sensitive these
days.

zxlkho
May 1st 2013
3476 Comments


Parov Stelar is fucking awesome what the fuck

Annayalater
May 1st 2013
192 Comments


Oh god

GringoSuave89
May 1st 2013
1079 Comments


Those are some of the greatest lyrics I have ever heard.

Digging: Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late

ReAnimator
May 1st 2013
332 Comments


Def getting inked with this hot verse

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
May 2nd 2013
2077 Comments


I've always loved this song. Never thought twice on the lyrics. Big whoop. People are overly sensitive these days.


From the mouth of @PrezBillyJeff, a man who has felt the harsh rain of over-sensitivity beating down on him.

dimsim3478
May 2nd 2013
5776 Comments


Happens to coincide with the Odd Future/Mountain Dew ads being pulled for "racism".

Digging: Jeff Rosenstock - We Cool?

clercqie
May 2nd 2013
6515 Comments


What the actual fuck. There's some really dumb people on this planet.

Song rules, one of his best.

GringoSuave89
May 2nd 2013
1079 Comments


I was unaware the Odd Future/Mtn Dew ads even aired on tv.

Eclecticist
May 2nd 2013
3863 Comments


The Odd Fute/Mtn Dew ad was lol awesome

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 2nd 2013
51133 Comments


These guys have never the ching chang ching chang chong song



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