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Heineken have pulled an ad and issued an apology after Chance The Rapper said it was 'terribly racist'

People aren’t happy with the ‘lighter is better’ slogan.

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EARLIER THIS WEEK, Chance The Rapper spotted a Heineken ad that didn’t sit well with him. He took to Twitter to complain about the ad, which he referred to as ‘terribly racist’.

A Nigerian radio station shared the advertisement to their Twitter account to see what their followers thought.

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Tweet by @SOUTH SIDE SMOKE 💨 Source: SOUTH SIDE SMOKE 💨/Twitter

Chance later tweeted that he was not calling on people to boycott Heineken.

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Afterwards, Heineken released a statement on Twitter to apologise for the ad.

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