BLACKPINK Lisa's Use Of African-American Slang In "As If It's Your Last" Causes Controversy

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BLACKPINK Lisa's Use Of African-American Slang In "As If It's Your Last" Causes Controversy

YG Entertainment is getting mixed reactions over Lisa’s rap on the BLACKPINK’s latest track, “As If It’s Your Last.” 

The lyrics in question go: “Uh, Imma fall in love baby. You gon’ finna catch me.” 

The choice to use the slang “finna” caught the most attention. 

According to linguist researchers, “finna” originated from African American Vernacular English as a shortened version of “fixing to.” 

Some of BLACKPINK’s fans questioned YG Entertainment’s choice to use the term. 

Some pointed out the lyrics made no sense, as the term was used incorrectly. “Gon” and “Finna” both mean “going to”, so there’s redundancy in the sentence. 

Others commented that the use of the term was embarrassing and not fit for the line or track at all. 

YG Entertainment has not commented on the lyrics as of yet. 

Source: Bustle

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