Rebecca Black 2.0? Sort of, Except Racist
The "masterminds" behind Ark Music Factory, the company that gave us Rebecca Black and her infamous ultimate-meme track "Friday," are back with another terrible song called "Chinese Food," sung by Alison Gold.
Though "Friday" was just irritatingly awful, Ark Music Factory, co-founded by Patrice Wilson (who "raps" in the videos) and Clarence Jey, finds a way to eclipse Black’s dreadful song by making "Chinese Food" extremely offensive.
"Chinese Food" has all the tropes that cluttered "Friday" - a cute tween girl singing atrocious lyrics about everyday life, Auto-Tuned vocals, a shoddy music video and heavy synths with a club-ready beat. But this time, probably to get some attention, Ark has added a touch of racism.
"The video starts with Alison Gold (Gold, Black, see a pattern here? We have a feeling this was intentional) singing, ’After balling, I go clubbing!’ We think. The song has a lot of autotune. But a 12-year-old (ish) singing about clubbing! Great!"
Gold then sings about her favorite Chinese food dishes but after that, things take an uncomfortable turn: