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Mountain Dew Drops Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne’s having the worst week ever. Two days after suffering from another seizure, Mountain Dew severed ties with the rapper. The termination stems from the controversy surrounding Weezy’s Emmett Till reference on the “Karate Chop (Remix)”. In a statement, Mountain Dew’s parent company PepsiCo said: “Offensive reference to a revered civil rights icon does not reflect the values of our brand.”

Tyler On Mountain Dew Ad Removal

After Mountain Dew pulled Tyler, The Creator’s ad for promoting racial stereotypes, Tyler spoke on the matter with Billboard. Honestly, I want to hear what Felicia the Goat has to fuckin’ say. I guess people are claiming that it’s racist, which… you know, that wasn’t even portrayed in that commercial, there’s no type of hate being portrayed in that work of art at all — which I’m confused by. But this older black dude, Dr. Boyce Watkins, I guess he […]

Mountain Dew Pulls Tyler Commercial

Tyler, The Racist? Mountain Dew recently pulled Tyler’s commercial following Dr. Boyce Watkins blog, “Mountain Dew Releases Arguably the Most Racist Commercial in History”. In the ad, Felicia The Goat (voiced by Tyler) intimidates an elderly White woman while choosing her assailant from an all Black line up. Tyler has yet to comment, but in a statement, Mountain Dew said: “We apologize for this video and take full responsibility. We have removed it from all Mountain Dew channels and Tyler is […]

Lil Wayne DEWeezy Webisode Ep. 1

For the first part of Mountain Dew’s series with Lil Wayne, we go back to SXSW week for his DEWeezy show. While at SXSW in Austin TX., Paul Rodriguez introduces us to the members of the Mtn Dew Skate Team. We get to see them skate the streets and hang with them before the Lil Wayne/DEWeezy launch concert.

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