This band called Day Above Ground recorded this ridiculous, mindlessly racist song called Asian Girlz, and the lyrics are utterly godawful in the most stupid, lazy way imaginable. When the video made the rounds and drew some backlash, they insisted that of course they’re not racist, no, not at all!
We appreciate all the criticism and support. Our song “Asian Girlz” was not written with any malicious, hateful, or hurtful intent. We know it is racy and does push the boundaries further than other songs out there. Understand that we do not promote or support racism or violence. We love everyone no matter what race, religion, or sexual orientation. Please respect our decision to delete any violent, insensitive, or hurtful comment and also one that supports racism. We hope that we can continue with our lives with much love and peace.
People are not criticizing your song because it’s racy. We’re criticizing it because it’s a transparent pile of stereotypes and objectification. For example:
So baby marry me
Come on sit on my lap (right here baby)
Or we’ll send you back
And you age so well
I can barely tell
17 or 23?
Baby doesn’t matter to me
“Come sit on my lap or we’ll send you back”?
If you don’t want to be called racist, then don’t record “boundary-pushing” songs that make light of threatening immigrant women with deportation. Lyrics speak louder than PR statements.