Cardi B, Korean Song, Viral Video, Asian American Commission

Cardi B, Korean Song

Cardi B interpretation of ‘Squid Game’ song is accused of being ‘dehumanizing and othering’ to Asians

The 29-year-old rapper is heard making unintelligible sounds while singing along to the creepy doll robot in the game known in the US as “Red Light, Green Light.”

28/10/2021 9:00:00 AM

The 29-year-old rapper is heard making unintelligible sounds while singing along to the creepy doll robot in the game known in the US as “Red Light, Green Light.”

Cardi B is the latest celebrity facing accusations of anti-Asian racism after a video of her singing a Korean song from one of the games in the show “Squid Game” has gone viral on TikTok. The TikTok video appears to be a screen recording of Cardi B talking to followers in a live video from her birthday on Oct. 11. Sam Hyun, a chairperson at the Asian American Commission and manager of the nonprofit Hate is a Virus, has called out Cardi B ’s behavior as “the kind of sh*t that people do that’s rooted in anti-Asian hate.”

Hyun’s video response has gone viral, with over 1.3 million views as of this writing.The top comments appear to agree with Hyun: “Yeah the nasally tone was giving old school yellow face” and “Even if she wasn’t trying to be offensive she could have just… hummed.”

Another viral video by TikTokerDominique Songshows the creator laughing from the sound of Cardi B in the background, with others in the comments noting how they don’t believe her video was racist.The rapper is known for coining several catchphrases based on seemingly random sounds, including “okurrt” and “eow.” In 2018, she appeared on “

” to explain the meaning behind some of her made-up words. Read more: Yahoo Singapore »

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