Earl Sweatshirt Calls Taylor Swift's New Video 'Inherently Offensive'

Some People Are Not Happy With Taylor Swift's New Video

Taylor Swift announced her new single, "Shake It Off," and debuted its music video during her Yahoo! live stream on Monday. Directed by Mark Romanek, the video has already earned more than 4 million YouTube views, but not everyone is psyched about it.

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter to call the video "inherently offensive and ultimately harmful." He accused Swift of "perpetuating black stereotypes." The rapper claims he didn't need to watch the video to know to call it cultural appropriation. Swift's other critics have echoed that sentiment: Jezebel called it a "cringe-worthy mess" and Consequence of Sound asked its readers, Is Taylor Swift's New Video Racist?

For reference, here's the video:

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Yahoo Taping With Taylor Swift on August 18, 2014 in New York City

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