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    16 Popular Songs From The Past 11 Years That Are Beyond Horrific, And You Probably Shouldn't Listen To Them Anymore

    "Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster the People has been a horrible song since day one.

    Reddit user u/82h8z4 asked the Reddit community to share the most problematic song/lyric in music history, and it turns out most of the submissions were from the past 11 years. Here's what they had to say.

    Note: Some submissions are from BuzzFeed Community users.

    Warning: Some submissions include topics of domestic abuse, anti-Asian hate, rape, sexual harassment, and anti-gay abuse. Please proceed with caution.

    1. "Bad Guy" by Eminem (2013)

    Eminem lyrics: "Sneak all the way 'round to the back porch — door handles unlocked, shouldn't be that easy to do this"
    Pierre Andrieu / Getty Images

    "I still don't understand what's so interesting about Eminem outside of a couple of songs, especially when people say he's 'just joking.' If he's serious about what he raps, then he's a piece of shit — if he's joking, then it's a very unfunny joke and he has an awful sense of humor."

    u/[deleted]

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    2. "D.R.U.G.S." by Iggy Azalea and YG (2011)

    Iggy Azalea lyrics: "Tire marks, tire marks, finish line with the fire marks — when it really starts, I’m a runaway slave master. Shittin’ on the past, gotta spit it like a pastor"
    Chelsea Lauren / Getty Images

    "Iggy Azalea called herself a slave master in 'D.R.U.G.S.,' inspiring one of Azealia Banks’ infamous Twitter rants (but to be fair, she was right about that one)."

    u/neptunebankroll

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    3. "Tron Cat" by Tyler, the Creator (2011)

    Tyler, the Creator lyrics: "Victim, victim, honey, you're my fifth one, honey on that topping when I stuff you in my system — rape a pregnant bitch and tell my friends I had a threesome. You got a fucking death wish? I'm a genie, it'll get done"
    Tim Mosenfelder / Getty Images

    "Most of Tyler, the Creator's stuff pre–Flower Boy. It's so interesting the way he gained all of his stans from Flower Boy who are all, 'uwu, my sweet, baby Tyler' when not that long ago, he was rapping about rape and being pretty misogynistic."

    u/[deleted]

    "The 'thoughts of raping really turns me on' lyrics from 'VCR/Wheels' is pretty awful."

    u/BopDecameron

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    4. "Roman Reloaded" by Nicki Minaj (2012)

    Nicki Minaj lyrics: "Bitch, I'm winning — if I had a label I would never sign you, hoes. Take bitches to school, then I Columbine these hoes"
    Kevin Mazur / Getty Images

    "Anytime a rapper refers to the Columbine shooting to highlight the severity of violence they want to impose is horrible. I HATE the lyric, 'Take bitches to school, then I Columbine these hoes.'"

    u/HappyHippyToo

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    Young Money / Cash Money / Universal Republic / Via youtube.com

    5. Rick Ross's verse on "U.O.E.N.O." by Rocko (2013)

    Rick Ross verse: "Put Molly all in her champagne, she ain't even know it. I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain't even know it"
    Lorne Thomson / Getty Images

    "Besides the actual verse, the most absurd thing about 'U.O.E.N.O.' has to be the shit apology he ended up giving after receiving backlash. So because he 'only insinuated' and described the act of drugging and raping someone, but didn't explicitly state what he was doing was rape, we shouldn't be so hard on him? Come on."

    u/GuitarHero308

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    6. The Game's verse on "Switch Lanes" by Tyga (2013)

    The Game verse: "Get lost in that pussy, you will never find her — eat it like lasagna, eat it like E. Honda. Shoutout Breezy, and beat it like Rihanna"
    Amanda Edwards / Getty Images

    "The Game's verse is one of the worst things I've ever heard: 'Shoutout Breezy and beat it like Rihanna.'"

    u/[deleted]

    "Seriously????? That's horrific! I didn't even know that song existed."

    u/MissyBee37

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    Young Money / Cash Money / Republic / Via youtube.com

    7. "Timber" by Pitbull and Kesha (2013)

    Pitbull lyrics: "I'm slicker than an oil spill. She say she won't, but I bet she will"
    Kevin Winter / ACMA 2013

    "When I finally caught the Pitbull lyric, 'She say she won’t, but I bet she will,' I couldn’t listen to the song ever again. It just felt so horrible to make light of sexual assault like that."

    rebeccaw4e0b815bb

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    Polo Grounds / RCA / Mr. 305 / Via youtube.com

    8. Offset's verse on "Boss Life" by YFN Lucci (2018)

    Offset verse: "100k spent on a private Lear, 60k solitaire, I cannot vibe with queers. I got the heart of a bear, bustin' them down by the pair"
    Kevin Mazur / Getty Images

    "Recently, Offset's lyrics 'I don't vibe with queers' on YFN Lucci's 'Boss Life.'"

    u/[deleted]

    "He really said that in a song? Wow — I know I shouldn't be surprised, but..."

    u/xlkslb_ccdtks

    "In 2018! I don't know how people still support him or Migos."

    u/[deleted]

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    Think It's a Game Entertainment / Via youtube.com

    9. "Happy Ending" by Hopsin (2017)

    Hopsin lyrics: "Hello, how you doing? I can give you good massage — I can be your everyt'ing, you give me 50 bucks. If you no say nothing, I can give you sucky-sucky — if you give me more money, I give you something lucky"
    Undercover Prodigy / 300 Entertainment

    "Remember when Hopsin dropped a super racist song about getting hand jobs at Asian massage parlors?"

    u/kirby31200

    "I still don’t understand how that Hopsin song didn’t get a shit ton of negative buzz."

    u/[deleted]

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    Undercover Prodigy / 300 Entertainment / Via youtube.com

    10. "Villuminati" by J. Cole (2013)

    J. Cole lyrics: "My verbal AK slayin' f*ggts and I don't mean no disrespect — whenever I say f*ggot, ok, f*ggot?"
    Larry Marano / Getty Images

    "I'd like to submit 'Villuminati' by J. Cole — the point of the 'My verbal AK slay f*gg*ts' verse is really confusing because of the delivery and all of the back and forth, so to me, it just comes off as misguided and unnecessary. I don't think Cole is intentionally being anti-gay in this song, but he tries to make a point that gets really confusing, so he's just yelling anti-gay slurs over and over again — literally every line gets worse."

    u/ThereIsNoSantaClaus

    "It's still a straight person saying the f-word."

    u/[deleted]

    "It's obviously messy AF, and if someone can't clearly deliver a message about something harmful, don't even try to."

    u/amumumyspiritanimal

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    ByStorm / Columbia / Dreamville / Roc Nation / Via youtube.com

    11. Jay-Z's verse on "Monster" by Kanye West (2010)

    Jay-Z's verse: "Murder, murder, in black convertibles — I kill a block, I murder the avenues, I rape and pillage your village, women and children"
    Patrick McMullan / Getty Images

    "Jay Z's verse on 'Monster' where he brags about wanting to rape and pillage a whole village is...horrible."

    u/[deleted]

    "I could never stand Hov's verse on that track."

    u/grinchnight14

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    Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam / Via youtube.com

    12. "Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster the People (2010)

    Foster the People lyrics: "All the other kids with the pumped up kicks you better run, better run, faster than my bullet"
    Columbia / Startime

    "I loved dancing to it, but then I actually listened to the lyrics and realized it's a song about a school shooting told from the school shooter's point of view."

    bg_terrebonne

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    13. "#Rihanna" by Glasses Malone (2012)

    Glasses Malone lyrics: ""Treat it like Rihanna — beat it up, beat it up — 'cause playin' with the p*ssy ain't enough. I'mma treat it like Rihanna, bitch, call me Chris Brown"
    Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images

    "It’s a pretty terrible song."

    u/kirby31200

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    Blu Division Music / Via youtube.com

    14. "Love Me" by Lil Wayne, Drake, and Future (2013)

    Lil Wayne lyrics: "She said, 'I never wanna make you mad, I just wanna make you proud.' I said, 'Baby, just make me come, then don't make a sound'"
    Rick Kern / Getty Images

    "This song has a ton of disgusting, misogynistic lyrics, and the music video literally has women in cages!!!! They disrespect women on a truly horrible level in this song."

    jeremyu799

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    Young Money / Cash Money / Republic / Via youtube.com

    15. Eminem's verse on "Roman's Revenge" by Nicki Minaj (2010)

    Eminem lyrics: "Caught her stealin' my music, so I tied her arms and legs to the bed. Set up the camera, pissed twice on her — look, two pees and a tripod! The moral to the story is, life's treatin' you like dry sod — kick it back in its face, my God"
    Christopher Polk / Getty Images

    "I’m forever mad at Nicki for letting Eminem say horrible things on what was otherwise an amazing track."

    u/neptunebankroll

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    Young Money / Cash Money / Universal Motown / Via youtube.com

    16. And "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and T.I. (2013)

    Robin Thicke lyrics: ""I hate these blurred lines — I know you want it, I know you want it. But you're a good girl, the way you grab me, must wanna get nasty"
    Star Trak / Interscope

    "The issue with this song comes from implications that weren’t thought through — the blurred lines, if you will. Like, at all, especially with the fact that the lyrics are very creepy and there are a lot of women who have heard those lines before from dudes who are, in fact, creepy."

    u/Nerdy_boy_chris

    "Listening to this song in 2013 versus now is such a shock." 

    u/[deleted]

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    Star Trak / Interscope / Via youtube.com

    Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.