Monday, December 13, 2010

Sugary and scandalous

Duncan Hines has put its foot in it with its latest commercial, "Hip Hop Cupcakes."

After angry blog postings from Racialicious and others, Hines pulled this spot, but you can still find the video on

What I'd like to know is what adman thought that was hiphop. Have them lip-synch some Eazy E and then come talk to me.

1 comment:

  1. OMG Yes! Its singing cupcakes, not a vintage Aunt Jemimah ad with uncle Remus going 'Dis Sho am good'! Not blackface, CHOCOLATE face!