The 1975 frontman Matty Healy has apologised for recent comments he gave on misogyny in hip-hop.
The singer spoke to the Fader about his band's new album, and the interviewer pulled him up on the lyric "Rest in peace Lil Peep".
Discussing misogyny in hip-hop Matty Healy made the somewhat bizarre assertion that misogyny has been "weeded out" in rock 'n' roll.
Moving ahead, the singer said that hip-hop's "relationship with women hasn't caught up to the scene's relationship with itself..."
The comments immediately caused uproar online, with Matty Healey then making a convoluted, but seemingly heartfelt, apology.
He clarified: "Just for clarity I said that misogyny wasn’t ALLOWED in rock and roll now days in a way it is in hip hop - not that it doesn’t exist..."
The singer then added: "Looking at what I said - I was simplifying a complex issue without the right amount of education on the subject..."
Matty finished: "I’m sorry for saying that as I was wrong. And thanks for pointing it out cos if I’m gonna do this I have to keep learning."
Check out the apology below.
So basically, I’m sorry for saying that as I was wrong. And thanks for pointing it out cos if I’m gonna do this I have to keep learning.— matty (@Truman_Black) December 5, 2018
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