Vince Staples responds to viral video of Christian mother crying about his song ‘Norf Norf’

Rapper also hits out at journalist for 'misquoting' him

Rapper Vince Staples has responded to a video that went viral this week featuring a Christian mother becoming emotional when reciting his explicit lyrics.

The video in question saw an unidentified woman criticising the content of his ‘Summertime ’06’ hit ‘Norf Norf’, which was released in 2015.

Staples is quoted by The Independent as saying: “I don’t really have much to say about the video — I don’t think it’s funny at all. It’s not right to attack someone over their stance, their opinions, and their religion. I think that’s very immature… It’s just not right that’s she’s being attacked. It’s not okay.”

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“We already have a lot of issues between black and white relations in this country based on misunderstandings. In my eyes, she doesn’t look like a racist. She doesn’t look like a mean person. But it’s not very responsible for people to try to take that and jump, looking for some sort of commentary on these issues [in the community].”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bv2uJRkeSY4

Staples has since taken to Twitter to hit out at the Independent writer, claiming that he was misquoted. “What I was saying was that the woman in that video is clearly confused on the context of the song which causes her to be frightened,” he added.

The rapper continued that while the woman “has a right to her opinion”, in his opinion she “seems to be emotionally unstable”. He signed off by saying: “Thats all I have to say about that. Stop asking me.” See the tweets in full beneath.

Since the video went viral, one fan turned the woman’s critique into song. Watch that beneath.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dhsl2Jvk9PI