Tyler the Creator, landed a huge deal with Mountain Dew thanks to his out of this realm personality. Now his commercial is noted as the “most racist commercial in history.” The Odd Future rapper made headlines after Pepsi removed the commercial due to negative feedback from viewers unaware of it’s creator.
While his friends found their way in by standing on the lineup around a crazy and dangerous goat who will destroy anyone in the way of him and his favorite soda, it seemed as if they were picked to play a stereotype. While many hip-hop heads laugh, many believe that regardless who the original concept belonged to, it did nothing to defeat the stereotype of black men being violent thugs.
Do you think that the commercial is racist? Take a look at a few people in Hollywood who tread racial barriers.