YouTube Declines to Ban Video by Rapper YG With Asian-Targeting Lyrics, Despite Staff Uprising

Few would contest the point that YouTube barring a popular rapper’s video on the basis of offensive lyrics would open a Pandora’s box of claims about thousands of other rap and rock songs with racist, misogynist or otherwise hateful or prejudiced lyrics. Still, with cries to clamp down on anti-Asian hate speech at an apex, YouTube’s explanation for why the company is not drawing a line in the sand did not placate angry employees. – Chris Willman, Variety »