Kanye West Drops the N-Word While Performing ‘New Slaves’ and ‘Black Skinhead’ on ‘SNL’

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Rarely inconspicuous rapper Kanye West did it again Saturday night, debuting tracks “New Slaves” and “Black Skinhead” on “Saturday Night Live” — and getting around the audio sensors.

According to the Huffington Post, West was clearly heard using the N-word during both racially-charged songs. “Black Skinhead” featured West uttering primal screams against imagery of snarling dogs, while in “New Slaves” he performed in front of a projection of a close-up of his face.

Filmmaker Michael Moore was impressed:

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​Watch both performances below, via NBC:

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