Macklemore takes aim at Miley Cyrus and Iggy Azalea in 'White Privilege II'

He's accusing her of cultural appropriation

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Never one to keep his opinions to himself, rappy chappy Macklemore's taken aim at Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea and actual Elvis Presley in his latest track 'White Privilege;' essentially accusing the stars of cultural appropriation and being generally 'fake.'Oh gahd.

The second verse of the track references white artists borrowing iconography or imagery from African-American culture, with Macklemore rapping: "You've exploited and stolen the music, the moment, the magic, the passion, the fashion, you toy with. The culture was never yours to make better."

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Addressing the issue of cultural appropriation, Macklemore continues: "You're Miley, you're Elvis, you're Iggy Azalea, fake and so plastic. You've heisted the magic. You've taken the drums and the accent you rapped in. You're branded hip-hop, it's so fascist and backwards. That Grandmaster Flash'd go slap it, you bastard. All the money that you made. All the watered-down, pop-bullshit version of the culture, pal." 

The last bit's about Elvis, we take it.

This obviously ain't the first time our Miley's been accused of borrowing from African-American culture after her infamous twerking ove caused a bit of a stir during the Bangerz era. Then the whole Nicki 'Miley, what's good?' Minaj thing happened and it all got a bit confrontational.

Check out Macklemore's 'White Privilege II' below, yo.

So there you go, everybody.

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