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J Balvin Music Video Quietly Removed from YouTube amid Backlash for Depiction of Black Women

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 2021-10-20

Cover picture for the articleThe music video for J Balvin's song "Perra" has disappeared from YouTube after online backlash to its depiction of Black women. After its debut on Sept. 10, the "Perra" music video, which features rapper Tokischa, received criticism that it perpetuated "misogynoir" for showing the Colombian singer, 36, walking with two Black...

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Allen Houston-Bey
10-21

What type of racism could this be? Consenting adults allowed someone to place leashes around their necks, knowingly, and its somehow racism...? They weren't drunk, drugged, or knocked out first??? What did they call it? Did they say that it was racism? These consenting adults? Or was it someone else that's so-called black seeing it and declared it racism? What if they were from his on race,or a race that so-called blacks don't care about. Would it be racism? Would you even say anything?

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Kenneth Gianetti
10-21

A rap song and video that depicts women as degrading sex objects? Boy that broke new ground.

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Lee Grant
10-21

So black woman are right after all😠Black women is sick and tired of black men disrespecting them and other races. Stand up black women and any woman who feels this needs to stop😠Like james brown said this world would be nothing without a woman or a girl.

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