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Lil Pump removes racist lines from new song after backlash

It's been entirely omitted...

Lil Pump has removed a racist line from his latest song after it previously attracted widespread backlash.

The ‘I Love It’ star apologised in December 2018 after the line featured in ‘Butterfly Doors’ and featured a derogatory slur towards Asian people.

“They call me Yao Ming ‘cause my eyes real low, ching chong,” he rapped on a short video that teased the new track. In it, he also appeared to make an offensive gesture with his eyes.

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However, the official video for ‘Butterfly Doors’ has now been released online – and it appears that the controversial line has been entirely omitted.

Instead, the 18-year-old now raps: ““They call me… ‘cause my eyes real low”, which mutes the word Yao Ming and entirely removes the ching chong reference.

In an initial apology, Lil Pump said: “I seen the whole thing going on on the internet and all that. I came here to tell you from my part that I’m sorry and I apologize for posting that. It was not my intentions to hurt nobody or do none of that. … I got Asian homies, you know. I fuck with everybody and I got nothing against nobody. It’s all love.”

Meanwhile, it transpired on Thursday that Lil Pump will appear at Coachella this year as part of Gucci Gang – a newly formed collaboration that sees him joining forces with Gucci Mane and Smokepurrp. 

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