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Friday, August 2, 2013

Day Above Ground's "Asian Girlz": Most Racist Music Video Ever?

Posted By on Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 8:32 AM

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That aside, these guys are your typical Orange County slime -- dickbags with an impossible amount of tattoos unless you have parents who pay your rent. This is the same class of losers who brought us a bunch of cheesy Avenged Sevenfold-style garbage metal with mirrored aviator shades and leather vests in the early and mid 2000s. But its look isn't the worst of it. Even the Z on the end of "Girlz" isn't the worst of it. "G-i-r-l-z."

The most infuriating part about this is that you know these guys knew what they were doing. I'm calling it -- that dude with the softball tee and the plugs thought of this idea and knew it would...well, I don't know, get them a lot of attention on the Internet, I guess. But the song starts by prematurely dropping an F-bomb and saying, "Bitch, I love you." And then it talks about "pussy stabbing." Are we supposed to assume that this was just some unfortunate accident? That their earnest song declaring their adoration of Asian women just happened to also be unfortunately misguided, misogynistic and extremely racist?

Other choice lines: "I love your sticky rice/butt-fuckin' all night." Also, "It's the year of the dragon/ninja pussy I'm stabbin'." Really, I could list every single line of the song here. They are all unbelievably offensive, but it's better to just see for yourself. Especially nice is when they threaten to "send back" the object of their affection if she doesn't sit on their lap. What?

One thing we can give Day Above Ground credit for is being truthful in its portrayal of fratboy rock in a way that escaped bands like LFO, O.A.R. and Guster -- with a clear tone of racism and the distinct impression that one of these guys may actually sexually assault you. Bravo, boys.

See Also: - The Top Ten Douchiest Guitar Players of All Time - The Top Ten Douchiest Drummers of All Time - The 15 Most Ridiculous Band Promo Photos

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