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Shout-out To The Redbone Sistas: Jay Park's Latest English Version of "YACHT"

Jay Park has dropped another teaser for the English version of his song "YACHT."


The track was originally released in Korean in July (2017) with a dance visual and several choreography videos.

Park had been promising to release an English version, although he did perform the song in English at the Seattle Upstream Music Festival in May, but it hasn't officially been released.



In October, Jay Park dropped a brief tease of it on his Instagram Story, and did so again for :15 on November 7, with the following lyrics.
Get down baby, aye, don't mean to call you out your name but you look like Halle [Berry]. Redbone, redbone, maybe voodoo alley. ??? nothin dime or dozen why they try to tell me anything coming from they mouths trying to keep you from me, but it's.
Now many of Park's fans are talking about the Redbone woman that he's singing about. If you look it up in Urban Dictionary it says...
Redbone, is a Black person who has red undertones in their hair and skin. Usually light or light caramel, but not always.
A lot of men in Black culture are usually referring to a light-skinned African-American woman, when they say Redbone.

On Wikipedia, Redbone, can not only refer to a person's appearance, but also their culture,
Redbone is a term historically used in much of the southern United States to denote a multi-racial individual or culture. In Louisiana, it also refers to a specific, geographically and ethnically distinct group. In Louisiana, the Redbone cultural group consists mainly of the families of migrants to the state following the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. These individuals may have ancestral ties to the Melungeons. The term 'Redbone' became disfavored as it was a pejorative nickname applied by others; however, in the past 30 years the term has begun to be used as the preferred description for some creole groups, including the Louisiana Redbones.
Melungeons are a mixed-race group of people, with historic ties to the eastern part of the U.S. and Creoles are a mixed-race group of people with historic ties to Louisiana, who have been known to practice Voodoo in the past.

Jay Park may not have meant to get this deep with his lyrics for the English version of "YACHT," but for his fans who also love history, this was 'music to their ears.'

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