1. The brothers of UC Irvine’s all-Asian American Lambda Theta Delta fraternity released a lip-sync of Justin Timberlake’s “Suit And Tie.”
2. Which features one of their members dressed in blackface rapping Jay-Z’s part in the song.
3. Darius Obana, president of the fraternity, explained that the decision wasn’t meant to be racist, but only to celebrate Jay-Z.
4. But many students on UC Irvine’s campus didn’t take it that way.
8. It should be noted though, that there is blackface in Lambda Theta Delta’s 2012 rush video too.
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