The chorus to ‘Gold Digger’ includes this line:
‘Now I ain’t saying she’s a gold digger,
But she ain’t messing with no broke niggas,
Now I ain’t saying she’s a gold digger,
But she ain’t messing with no broke niggas.’
I’ve spelled out the word ‘niggas’ exactly as it was written in the song’s lyrics because it’s important and relevant to do so for the purposes of this column.
Of course, by doing so, I will inevitably provoke outrage from certain quarters, but that outrage is also an important and relevant factor for the purposes of this column.
On Tuesday, an Instagram story video was posted showing female members of the Alpha Phi Sorority at University of New Hampshire singing and dancing to the song at a party.
Oh, sure — blame the victim: Poor Kanye who had his work culturally appropriated by privileged white female college students.