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January 27, 2016 4:17 pm

Rapper B.o.B’s New Song Invoking Antisemitism, Holocaust Denial Has Jewish Group ‘Deeply Troubled’

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American recording artist B.o.B. The ADL is deeply troubled by the rapper's new song. Photo: Twitter.

American recording artist B.o.B. The ADL is deeply troubled by the rapper’s new song. Photo: Twitter.

A Jewish human rights organization expressed concern on Wednesday over a new song by a popular US rapper that includes lyrics promoting antisemitic conspiracy theories and cites a Holocaust denier, The Algemeiner has learned.

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was responding to Tuesday’s release of B.o.B’s “Flatline,” the lyrics of which include: “But before you try to curve it, do your research on David Irving; Stalin was way worse than Hitler, That’s why the POTUS gotta wear a Kippa.”

Irving is a historian who has questioned the existence of the Nazi gas chambers during World War II.

ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt issued a statement saying that though it is unclear whether the rapper intended for the lyrics to be “taken seriously,” it is “nonetheless troubling that B.o.B seems to have given new life to the antisemitic conspiracy theory of Jewish control of the US government, while handing a free publicity gift to the notorious Holocaust denier, David Irving.”

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“His lyrics are irresponsible and could potentially promote antisemitic beliefs,” Greenblatt added, “especially in those people who might already be infected by such notions.”

The ADL noted that the song was quickly removed from the Internet, seeing this as a “positive first step to acknowledging a mistake here, but it is not nearly enough. We hope that B.o.B will find a way to communicate clearly to his fans that Holocaust denial is unacceptable and that he will apologize for invoking the age-old conspiracy theory about Jewish control of the government.”

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  • Ralph

    So who is this David Irving and why is it anti-semitic just to mention his name?

    I guess people should look him up and decide for themselves?

  • george jones

    He is absolutely correct about those things. Perhaps instead of whining with the whiners, you go look to see if he is correct?

    Can you hear your train a comin Schlomo?
    I can.

  • Lasher

    “We hope that B.o.B will find a way to communicate clearly to his fans that Holocaust denial is unacceptable…”

    Unacceptable only to Zionist Jews and their “useful idiot” goy” assistants like Rupert murdoch.

  • Robert Ward

    Voltaire: “To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”

  • papasha408

    Why should this rapper’s lyrics be barred from the internet? This is his opinion and nothing more. you have no right to stop someones freedom of speech and expression. And truthfully, by making a big fuss about it, you are giving him the publicity you are so afraid of.

    • Lasher

      The only thing Obama did that was good is to piss off the Zionist Jews.

  • Nikki Ralston

    He also thinks the world is flat.
    Not the brightest bulb.

    • Lasher

      What? The world isn’t flat? If not, then what shape is it?

  • Mickey Oberman

    B.o.B’s people have suffered so much under slavery and discrimination in the past.

    He is a typical example of why so many of them continue at the very bottom of the social ladder.

    STUPIDITY. Gross STUPIDITY.

    They are stupid enough to make their priorities ‘hatred’ and then unbelievable STUPIDITY.

    • Zoe

      Mickey, you need to reread your words. The “gross” thing is your clear & obvious racism.

      Imagine coming across a comment exactly like this one, except directed toward us Jews. Regardless of his deeply anti-Semitic words, this is bringing us shame. I’m thoroughly disheartened.

      • at ‘Mickey, et al.), If many ‘Jews’ were actually semites.. I might be alarmed…. But I am quite calm. But the ‘Deadly Few’ are mostly not a few. And they follow a truly hideous book named the Talmud… basically a how to hate Christians and screw them.. (basically, in part, How to screw 3 year old girl children… It’s ok.) So I have no sympathy for the Jew. I do not hate him or her… but disdain them for being the epitome of self-absorption, self-aggrandizing….utterly ‘dreadful’ entities.

    • Lasher

      No, those people just don’t have anything to lose by speaking their minds.

    • Lasher

      Maybe he’s an Idiot Savant.

  • I hope he gets a DNA test and Jewish blood shows up, which I’m sure it will. Stupid ignorant people

    • Lasher

      But I thought it was taboo for you Jews to mix with the shwartze. Maybe a few renegades, eh?

  • Theodore Sternberg

    He needs to punch up his lines with some more M*****f*****’s and some bit**’s.

    • Lasher

      I thought you Jews preferred toilet humor.

    • Lasher

      “We hope that B.o.B will find a way to communicate clearly to his fans that Holocaust denial is unacceptable…”

      Unacceptable only to Zionist Jews and their “useful idiot” goy” assistants like Rupert murdoch.

  • Emanuel

    This isn’t news please delete it he doesn’t deserve the promotion he’s ignorant like lots of people.

  • B.o.B and Frank Marshall Davis..
    No difference…virulent antisemitic Stalinists..just what Obama loves

    • Stalinists were not anti-semitic… the Chekka (secret police) and most of the folk around Lenin… and Stalin were Bolshevik Jews… perpetrators of around 36 or so million to 100 million Christians, Eastern Orthodox Christian priests… tortured and murdered)… Boy, ain’t the ‘Bolsheviks’ wonderful?

    • Lasher

      Yeah, Uncle Joe really kicked some Zio ass, didn’t he?

    • Direita

      http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sPQmR3WbBGk/VRrBR2PlgwI/AAAAAAAABWE/fal3EhA8jlA/s1600/judeus%2Bde%2BStalin.jpg

      “National and racial chauvinism is a vestige of the misanthropic customs characteristic of the period of cannibalism. Anti-semitism, as an extreme form of racial chauvinism, is the most dangerous vestige of cannibalism.
      Anti-semitism is of advantage to the exploiters as a lightning conductor that deflects the blows aimed by the working people at capitalism. Anti-semitism is dangerous for the working people as being a false path that leads them off the right road and lands them in the jungle. Hence Communists, as consistent internationalists, cannot but be irreconcilable, sworn enemies of anti-semitism.
      In the U.S.S.R. anti-semitism is punishable with the utmost severity of the law as a phenomenon deeply hostile to the Soviet system. Under U.S.S.R. law active anti-semites are liable to the death penalty.”
      J. Stalin
      January 12, 1931
      First published in the newspaperPravda, No. 329, November 30, 1936

      https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/stalin/works/1931/01/12.htm

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