Drake and J. Cole lyrics slammed by autism community

RHIAN JONES

Lyrics which feature in a track by Drake and J. Cole have caused outrage within the autism community resulting in an online petition asking for a public apology from the artists.

The single titled Jodeci Freestyle was released on Saturday, June 22 and includes the line: “I’m artistic, you n****s is autistic, retarded.”

A petition asking for the apology was started on July 13 by Anna Kennedy and the Anti-Bullying Alliance which asks for the phrase to be removed from the song.

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