Some People Think Lil Wayne’s New Super Bowl Commercial Is Racist, But It’s Not That Deep

Here's what Wayne's camp had to say about it.

Apartments.com debuted their 2016 Super Bowl commercial starring Lil Wayne, Jeff Goldblum and George Washington yesterday and apparently, some folks aren’t too happy about it.

Set to the tune of “Movin’ On Up” from The Jeffersons, the commercial features Goldblum being lifted up “to a deluxe apartment in the sky” while playing the piano and singing with a gospel choir. While on his way to the top of the building, Goldblum spots Lil Wayne and Washington firing up a rooftop grill and cooking burgers and beans. It’s this scene in particular that have some saying that the whole commercial is “low-key racist,” according to TMZ. Why? Because Weezy appears to be cooking for the first President of the United States, who “famously owned slaves.”

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