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Spotify Takes Down Islamophobic Song Against Zayn Malik

The song had insensitive and offensive lyrics against the Muslim community

Islamophobic song against Zayn Malik#removeitforzayn became a top trend on Twitter and fans did not rest till the music app took down the song - OyeYeah News
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The former member of One Direction Zayn Malik may have a large fan following but some people still do not hesitate to spew hate against him based on his religion. Amongst those is a group that uploaded an Islamophobic song against the singer on Spotify, which contained religiously insensitive and offensive lyrics.

Titled “Zayn did 9/11”, the song is sung by parody artist Uma Kompton and brought Spotify under fire from fans of Zayn. As a result, #removeitforzayn became a top trend on Twitter and fans did not rest till the music app took down the song.

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“His faith affiliation, skin color, or race does not equal terrorism. If you let a minority of any racial/religious group dictate your view of the majority of said group, then you need to re-evaluate your worldview. #removeitforzayn”, tweeted a user.

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Another fan tweeted, “#removeitforzayn this is disgusting and Zayn does not deserve this. Report the song “zayn did 9/11” and email [Spotify] requesting removal.”

Fans’ efforts proved to be fruitful as Spotify took down the offensive song. However, it still remains available on the Apple store and YouTube.

the authorAisha Arshad