Earl Sweatshirt Offers The Best Critique Of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” Video [@earlxsweat] Day & A Dream Team August 18, 2014 Features, Music Video, News 1 Comment If you haven’t caught it yet, Taylor Swift has a new video for “Shake It Off”, the first single from her upcoming 1989 album. There’s plenty of things in it which are absolutely Swift, namely colorful shots of her frolicking and having fun and then there are the other shots of the video in which Swift, without even a second guess from her label or even herself is dressed in old school jump suit hip-hop garb as well as new aged wardrobe, twerking with a group of dancers in an attempt to be cute. Watch the video below and judge for yourself. Swift’s video has been seen already over one million times since its debut on Monday afternoon and it’s gotten plenty of rancor from hip-hop heads and regulars who question the actions of culture vultures and cultural appropriators on a daily basis. Leave it to Earl Sweatshirt to sum up everyone’s feelings in a series of three tweets late Monday night. haven't watched the taylor swift video and I don't need to watch it to tell you that it's inherently offensive and ultimately harmful — EARL (@earlxsweat) August 19, 2014 perpetuating black stereotypes to the same demographic of white girls who hide their prejudice by proclaiming their love of the culture — EARL (@earlxsweat) August 19, 2014 for instance, those of you who are afraid of black people but love that in 2014 it's ok for you to be trill or twerk or say nigga — EARL (@earlxsweat) August 19, 2014 Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr One Response Watch the Video for Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Single, w/ Special Guest Drake : Day & A Dream August 19, 2014 […] take this time now to give thanks to Onika Maraj. If Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" was an introductory course of "NoAssAtAll 101" yesterday, then consider the visuals for Nicki Minaj's newest single, "Anaconda," the complete opposite – a […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.