The Rolling Stones retire popular hit, 'Brown Sugar'

The Rolling Stones retire popular hit, 'Brown Sugar'

It's the end of Brown Sugar.

Mick Jagger
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The Rolling Stones have retired their popular hit, 'Brown Sugar'.

According to CNN,  the band has phased the song out of their live shows due to the slave narrative and sexualizing of young Black women. 

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The song was released in 1971 and many critics have railed against the song over the years due to its violent and stereotypical portrayal of Black women.

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