YouTube has no plans to remove rapper YG’s song “Meet the Flockers” despite some of the Google-owned company’s staffers slamming the song as racist, according to a report by Bloomberg, as it mentions targeting “Chinese neighborhoods” during burglary attempts.
“First, you find a house and scope it out, find a Chinese neighborhood, cause they don’t believe in bank accounts,” the song’s lyrics read, in part.
YouTube employees reportedly took to internal messaging boards to criticize the company’s executives who refused to ban videos featuring YG’s “Meet the Flockers” song.
The row over the rap song started after some YouTube employees asked the company’s “Trust & Safety” team to axe the song from the platform. The request was reportedly denied by an executive from the department and another content policy leader.
“We find this video to be highly offensive and understand it is painful for