Why? (Jadakiss song)
Date of Action: July 2004
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Confronting Bodies: MTV, unnamed Radio Stations
Description of Artwork: Included in the song is the lyric "Why did Bush knock down the towers?"
The Incident: The song was criticized for insinuating that President George W. Bush was behind the 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center. Many radio stations and MTV only aired the song with the offending lyric cut out.
Results of Incident: The song was still available to purchase in its original form, and it reached number 16 Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.
See also http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-cpL--0AQA for the original, un-edited version of the song.