Doja Cat Has Posted An Apology In Response To Allegations Of Racial Slurs And Alt-Right Activity

    She also responded to the discovery of "Dindu Nuffin", a racist song uploaded to her SoundCloud in 2015.

    Over the weekend, #DojaCatIsOver was trending on Twitter after screenshots surfaced of the singer allegedly interacting with an alt-right/incel community in an online chat room.

    This was followed by people posting footage of the video chat, which showed evidence of racial slurs being used.

    doja cat is being cancelled for being on tiny chat with racists and being anti-black 😭 #dojacatisoverparty #dojacatisover

    Twitter: @barbzbussy

    Not “ suck my d*ck , N*gger” yeah she’s outta here

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    The discovery of a controverisal song that was uploaded to Doja's SoundCloud in 2015 — but then later taken down — added further fuel to the fire.

    After listening to Doja's song "Dindu Nuffin" I did a search of "dindu nuffin" on Twitter and yeah it's definitely a racist alt-right thing. Doja Cat is not going to be able to get out of this one as easily as she did with the the f slur 😬

    The track, called "Dindu Nuffin" — which, as explained by Feminista Jones, is a racist slur used when people of colour state their innocence after being victims of police brutality.

    “Dindu” or “Dindu Nuffin” is a racist slur short for “didn’t do nothing”, which white racists use to describe Black criminals. It derived from their assertion that when caught, Black people always say “I didn’t do nothing”.

    Twitter: @FeministaJones

    While this hasn't been confirmed, people have alleged that the song was made in response to the death of Sandra Bland in 2015, who was a victim of police brutality.

    Doja Cat made a song mocking sandra bland who was a black woman murdered by police...somebody better come get this bitch before i do

    After remaining quiet over the weekend, Doja Cat has addressed the allegations in an Instagram post this morning.

    In it, she writes, "I've used public chat rooms to socialise since I was a child...but I personally have never been involved in any racist conversations. I'm sorry to everyone that I offended."

    "Half of my family is black from South Africa and I'm very proud of where I come from."

    "As for the old song that's resurfaced, it was in no way tied to anything outside of my own personal experience. It was written in response to people who often used that term to hurt me."

    "I made an attempt to flip its meaning, but recognise that it was a bad decision to use the term in my music."

    "I understand my influence and impact...and I'm sorry for upsetting or hurting any of you."