Rapper Bryson Gray announced connected Twitter Thursday that his anti-Biden euphony video “Let’s Go Brandon” was banned by YouTube owed to “medical misinformation.”
“YouTube has banned ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ opus from YouTube owed to ‘medical information.’ What aesculapian misinformation is successful the song? Whoa,” Gray posted connected Twitter.
YouTube has banned “Let’s Go Brandon” opus from YouTube owed to “medical information”. What aesculapian misinformation is successful the song? Whoa. pic.twitter.com/W8sCcyH4IM
— CCG BRYSON (@RealBrysonGray) October 21, 2021
The argumentation crushed noted successful Gray’s station said, “YouTube doesn’t let claims astir COVID-19 vaccinations that contradict adept statement from section wellness authorities oregon the World Health Organization (WHO).”
The prohibition progressive “1 progressive strike” that includes the inability to “upload, post, oregon unrecorded watercourse for 1 week,” the station showed.
Gray noted that the lyric video was the archetypal to beryllium removed. The euphony video was taken down soon after.
Despite the YouTube ban, Gray’s opus precocious reached #1 connected iTunes successful the United States.
“We did it,” Bryson said successful different Twitter post connected Sunday. “From banned connected YouTube to passing Adele connected the iTunes charts to go the #1 opus successful the country!”
The station besides challenged fans to basal up against censorship. “Stop being acrophobic of censorship. Stop being acrophobic to beryllium cancelled,” Bryson added. “STAND UP. Thank y’all truthful much! KEEP IT GOING!”
The aforesaid station reported Bryson’s video had besides been “removed” from Instagram. The Instagram effect said, “It goes against our Community Guidelines connected harmful mendacious information.”
Bryson responded, “Haha cute but it’s excessively late.”
The phrase, “Let’s go, Brandon!” began trending online aft an NBC newsman interviewing NASCAR operator Brandon Brown aft a contention said fans were shouting enactment for the operator successful the background. The fans were alternatively chanting, “[Expletive] Joe Biden!”
The “Let’s go, Brandon!” chant besides rapidly dispersed to large stadium events, including the time aft the archetypal interrogation astatine a New York Jets NFL game.
YouTube said connected Sept. 29 that it volition prohibition each “harmful vaccine content” from its platform, including claims that vaccines are ineffective astatine reducing transmission of disease, prompting concerns that the steadfast volition escalate censorship of dissenting viewpoints.
“We’ve steadily seen mendacious claims astir the coronavirus vaccines spill implicit into misinformation astir vaccines successful general, and we’re present astatine a constituent wherever it’s much important than ever to grow the enactment we started with COVID-19 to different vaccines,” YouTube wrote in a blog post.
Now, it removes contented that claims, “approved vaccines are unsafe and origin chronic wellness effects, claims that vaccines bash not trim transmission oregon contraction of disease, oregon contains misinformation connected the substances contained successful vaccines,” YouTube stated connected its blog, saying that its argumentation volition present use to contented that questions the efficacy of each vaccines, not conscionable those for COVID-19.
Jack Phillips contributed to this report.
Christopher Burroughs reports connected breaking quality for The Epoch Times.