Beyoncé will reportedly update her new album Renaissance following backlash above the inclusion of an offensive phrase on one of its tracks.
Subsequent the album’s launch, listeners noted that the singer made use of the identical derogatory phrase on the record that Lizzo was known as out for in June.
The lyric in query is on the solitary Heated, which was a co-write with Drake: “Sp*zzin’ on that ass / Sp*z on that ass.”
As claimed by The Guardian, a consultant for Beyoncé has confirmed the offensive term will be removed from the track.
“The term, not utilised intentionally in a harmful way, will be changed,” they reported.
Lizzo taken out the offensive word from her single GRRLS following a assortment of criticism on social media.
The artist, who has develop into well-recognised for self-acceptance and love against all odds, employed the offensive phrase in the song’s initial verse: “Hold my bag, bitch, maintain my bag / Do you see this shit? I’ma sp*zz.”
“It has been introduced to my awareness that there is a damaging word in my new music GRRRLS,” Lizzo stated in a statement.
“Allow me make just one issue apparent: I never ever want to encourage derogatory language. As a fat black woman in America, I have had numerous hurtful words made use of against me so I have an understanding of the ability words and phrases can have (irrespective of whether intentionally, or in my case, unintentionally).
“This is the consequence of me listening and getting motion. As an influential artist I’m dedicated to being element of the adjust I have been waiting around to see in the planet.”
The lyric was changed with “keep me back“.