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CupcakKe's Music Videos Back on YouTube After Being Removed for Violating Nudity, Sexual Content Policies

CupcakKe, 2017
Jessica Xie

CupcakKe photographed backstage at Brooklyn Bazaar on Oct. 20, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York.

YouTube has started reuploading rapper CupcakKe’s videos after taking them down for violating “YouTube’s policy on nudity or sexual content.”

While “Deepthroat” is now available again, “Duck Duck Goose” reamains removed. The rapper slammed the platform on Twitter earlier Tuesday (Mar. 20), writing "I kn[ow] the fuck y'all didn't delete 'Deepthroat' video off YouTube at 23 million views. @YouTube put it back up now!"

"With the massive volume of videos on our site, sometimes we make the wrong call,” a YouTube spokesperson told Billboard in a statement. “When it's brought to our attention that a video has been removed mistakenly, we act quickly to reinstate it. We also offer uploaders the ability to appeal removals and we will re-review the content.”

CupcakKe, who established her career on the video sharing platform, transitioned into a hip-hop artist with a healthy libido after originally posting religious poems as raps. “Deepthroat” went viral in 2015 and was featured on her debut mixtape Cum Cake. “Duck Duck Goose” later appeared on her most recent 2018 album Ephorize.


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