Last week we reported that the Denver alternative hip-hop act the Flobots had waged war against vlogger Logan Paul, who ripped off the band's 2005 hit "Handlebars," turning it into a sexist music video.
Flobot Jonny 5 responded with a dis track that blasted Paul for being an immature misogynist failing in the #metoo moment — and a lousy artist, to boot. The Flobots video is below.
Readers responded with a wave of support for the Flobots and disgust for Paul.
The Paul brothers are easily some of the worst souls humanity has to offer. I hope they get penis cancer.
Please please PLEASE knock that cocky little shit down a few pegs. He needs to learn how to use his fame for good or he ought to find a real job like the rest of us.
Alexander weighs in:
Fuck the vlogger dude. Flobots deserve respect.
Over the years the Flobots have involved themselves in a host of activist campaigns. They've advocated against wars and the emerald-ash borer and for environmental causes and racial justice.
Read on for more of our coverage of the Flobots.
What do you think about the Flobots' legacy of activism and their response to Logan Paul?
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