J. Cole's Controversial "Autistic" Lyric Rubbed Of Drake's "Jodeci Freestyle"

HipHop News Posted on August 3, 2019 at 5:48am

J. Cole's Controversial "Autistic" Lyric Rubbed Of Drake's "Jodeci Freestyle"

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Drake, the Package arrived on Friday (2 August) and it came with a little new version of "Jodeci Freestyle." At the time of its original 2013 release, a line in J. Cole's verse offended a couple of people that you believe that is insensitive to the autistic community.

"Go check the numbers dummy, that's just me gettin' started/I'm artistic, you niggas is autistic, retarded," he hit. Now, that line has been scrubbed of the newly released version..centered-ad {

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Shortly after the song dropped, Cole responded to the reaction.

"In a recent verse on the song 'Jodeci Freestyle', I said something highly offensive to people with Autism," said Cole below. "Last week, the first time I saw a comment from someone outraged about the lyric, I realized right away that what I said was wrong.

"I was instantly embarrassed that I would be ignorant enough to say things that are hurtful. What makes the crime worse is that I should have known better

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