Derogatory lyric in Drake and J.Cole’s Jodeci Freestyle to be dubbed

We have been following developments on J.Cole and Drake’s single Jodeci Freestyle for a few weeks now, expecting news of the removal of the lyric which has caused explosions within the Autism Community. The song, released on Saturday June 22nd cause an uproar within the Autism Community, with numerous complaints online, in print and aired […]

Jodeci Freestyle lyric petitioner voices concern to top UK music retailer HMV

  Tesco mother of the year, and newly honoured on the Queen’s honours list for her work and dedication in educating children with Autism, Anna Kennedy OBE tells Autism Daily Newscast of the next steps in the fight against rappers use of discriminatory language. On July 16, we reported Ms Kennedy had opened a petition voicing grave concerns […]

Petition seeks Apology from Most Influential Rapper for insults to Autism Community

Inflammatory lyrics by rappers Drake and J.Cole have caused outrage within the Autism community, initiating an online crusade by parents and supporters for a public apology, and removal of the offending phrase from the song. Jodeci Freestyle, released on Saturday June 22, and includes the lyrics: “I’m artistic, you n****s is autistic, retarded.” News of […]