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Beyoncé announces she will remove lyric from 'Renaissance' following backlash

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At issue is use of the word "spaz" in the track "Heated" on Beyoncé's newest album, 'Renaissance'. Representatives for the pop icon confirmed the word will be removed from the song after it caused backlash amongst advocates and fans. "The word, not used intentionally in a harmful way, will be replaced." Beyonce Representative, Statement, via Insider. The word is often used as a derogatory term referring to a person with a physical disability. However, according to African American Vernacular English...


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