You may have heard of AuxTV, the Canadian website that had some fun with mainstream rock’s biggest punching bag, Nickelback, and their web attempts to eliminate the mention of the band’s name from the internet with “Nickelblock.” It was punishingly genius. Despite the fact that most Nickelback hate is largely the industry’s longest-running bad-taste joke. But their push to give the same censored treatment to Chris Brown, here, dubbed “Brownout,” is underlined with another motive, the fact that he is a misogynistic, woman-beating cultural figure at-large, lacing his lyrics with ridiculously cheesy and hateful posturing – “She said she wanna check the pole, I said, ‘OK Sarah Palin’, so lay down and lay in” – and of course pummeling his former girlfriend, Rihanna, into a bloody mess before Grammy night in 2009.
Meanwhile the contentious R&B figure got a conspicuous tattoo of an image strikingly similar to Rihanna’s post-assault profile image that leaked to the press in ’09, that he and his camp are calling a Dia de los Muertos “sugar skull,” he was involved in a bottle-throwing altercation with Drake at a club in NYC that led to glass in famous sports stars’ eyes, his latest raunchy LP he’s calling an album, Fortune, is still selling in stores, despite guerrilla marketing attempts to destroy it, Rihanna, just, won’t, wise, up, and AuxTV has just decided that culture and internet screens have had enough of him. Dig on the website’s quote to CBS Local about the browser plug-in, and that Palin track after the jump for auditory kicks:
If he wants to get a tattoo on his neck that kinda looks like Rihanna we are going to write about it. But at some point, it reaches Chris Brown idiocy saturation.