Why? (Jadakiss song)

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Artist: Jadakiss

Year: 2004

Date of Action: July 2004

Region: North America

Location: N/A

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Music

Confronting Bodies: MTV, unnamed Radio Stations

Description of Artwork: Included in the song is the lyric "Why did Bush knock down the towers?"

The Incident: The song was criticized for insinuating that President George W. Bush was behind the 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center. Many radio stations and MTV only aired the song with the offending lyric cut out.

Results of Incident: The song was still available to purchase in its original form, and it reached number 16 Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.


See also http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-cpL--0AQA for the original, un-edited version of the song.