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Kanye West

Under Attack

Over 'Parkinson's' Lyric On New Album

6/19/2013 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Kanye West
is being slammed as "ignorant" and "distasteful" over a lyric on his new album which uses Parkinson's disease as a punch line ... TMZ has learned.

The song in question is called "On Sight" -- which includes the lyric, "A monster about to come alive again / Soon as I pull up and park the Benz / We get this bitch shaking like Parkinson's."

Now, TMZ has learned the American Parkinson Disease Association is upset about the lyric -- with the org.'s VP Kathryn Whitford telling us, "We find these lyrics distasteful and the product of obvious ignorance."

FYI -- the APDA has been around for over 50 years and it's the largest organization in the country dedicated to helping those with Parkinson's and furthering efforts to find a cure.

So far, no response from Kanye's camp.


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stay classy

492 days ago


What do you think a retart like him... Making babies with a hoe.. And acting like a fool chafing the papz after banging his own head on a sign... Retart..

492 days ago


I can't wish a dreadful disease on someone.. but when I first read this story - I thought -- > I hope he gets this terrible disease. It is not something to use so callously for record sales. He's a jerk of the highest order.

492 days ago


This doesn't even surprise me. The man has no boundaries, and keeps outdoing himself with his own stupidity. I'm going to start calling him FIMYAY (foot in mouth yay!)

492 days ago


Eminem used this line... Girl shake that ass like a donkey with Parkinson's
Make like Michael J. Fox is in your drawers, playing with an etch-a-sketch Where were you then? Get off his #ScottDisick

492 days ago


Didnt Eminem us that before? Arent there more rappers/singers that do that same distasteful mess. A song called Bernie Lean uses scoliosis as a punchline. Dont just jump down his back

492 days ago


Where were they when Eminem said this? "Girl shake that ass like a donkey with Parkinson's
Make like Michael J. Fox is in your drawers, playing with an etch-a-sketch"??? Double standard.

491 days ago


This guy doesn't care about anything. The fact that he calls himself "GOD" sums it up. Yet, he wonders why his mother is gone and Lord knows what else is in store for him. His ego and larger-than-God arrogance will hit him where it hurts. He has a kid now. "GOD" always gets even.

491 days ago


Kanye is a miserable, hateful, ugly POS. I will never understand why KK got involved with him. Who wants to be with such an ugly, miserable person??? He has a history of being an absolute pr!ck and will continue to be an insensitive pr!ck. I was so happy when he hit his head on that street sign, couldn't have happened to a more appropriate person!

491 days ago

Shah Boogey    

It's like people who hate Kayne, are the first people buying is damn album... Either you like his music or you dont, it's that simple...

491 days ago


I love how some of you are saying this is so horrible and distasteful, yet you go right into your own
horribly distasteful comments he and his newborn child.

491 days ago


I too am from Chicago and this guy is just as stupid and insensitive as he's arrogant. Not much to like about him at all...

491 days ago


All you guys crying about this really need to grow the f*ck up. Pretty sure if you are an American, this is the LAST thing you should all be worried about.

491 days ago


But Eminem gets a done.

491 days ago


They are wasting their breath. Kanye could care less about their feelings. Sad but true. It rhymed with 'Benz' so he went with it. The End.

491 days ago
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