With its top 10 position on real time iTunes digital sales chart (as of time reported) it’s pretty safe to say America is jamming to the diva collective cut, ‘Girls,’ delivered today by Rita Ora, Cardi B, Charli XCX, and Bebe Rexha.
And, while the tune is well on its way to heating up the Billboard charts ahead of the premiere of its accompanying music video, it’s been drawing a different kind of heat from members of the LGBT community (and its supporters). Garnering quite the chatter for the encouragement of girl-on-girl action housed in its direct lyrics, detractors argue its message is ‘marginalizing’ and ‘culturally tone deaf.’
Two major names who support said stance? Singers Kehlani and Hayley Kiyoko. See their damning statements inside:
Kehlani echoed the sentiment:
When she was slammed for her song, ‘Distraction,’ containing similar lyrics, Kehlani clapped back:
Click here to hear the song and let us know if you agree: