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Fans find usage of 'finna' in Lisa's 'As If It's Your Last' rap distasteful

By jennywill   Sunday, June 25, 2017   267,729   15,704   0
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Fans are not so happy about the use of the word 'finna' in Lisa's rap.

'Finna' has roots in African American Vernacular English, and most etymologists find its roots back to the shortening of the Southern phrase 'fixing to'. It basically means the same thing as 'gonna', which is the shortened version of 'going to'.

Many fans are not happy with the usage and finding her verse uncomfortable to listen to. The line 'you gon finna catch me', which is registered as the official lyrics, actually doesn't make sense as she's just basically saying 'you're going to going to catch me'. However, improper English in Korean songs are nothing new.



Fans are mostly uncomfortable with the word usage itself, and are upset not at lisa herself but whoever wrote the rap for her. 



What do you think of the lyrics?
  1. Black Pink
  2. Lisa
  3. as if its your last


gwen_kpop4lyfe Saturday, July 1, 2017

Those fans are dumb. The way "finna" is used in the song is just a short way of saying "finally".

teenaxboee Friday, June 30, 2017

"You gon finna catch me" = You gon FINALLY catch me...Not sure what the confusion is about. Allkpop is being too literal with slang. It's slang *rolls eyes*

SEVENTEEN_STAN_F Friday, June 30, 2017

Leave lisa out of it...she doesn't even write her own verses...her part was so cringy though..

Erisadesu Thursday, June 29, 2017

...why they are using american slang when they don't know how to use it?

Jinarchy Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Just be glad the lyrics weren't "you gon finna cash me outside howbow dah".

BoBo101 Tuesday, June 27, 2017

People were offended??? *le gasp* Yeah it's cringy, but it's not that cringy, I've heard so much worse. I'm not a BP fan and I don't even realize what Lisa is saying half the time.

KirinMorino BoBo101 Wednesday, June 28, 2017

No one was offended, akp is just trying to start shit. The only problem here is that 'gon finna' do not go together lol

BoBo101 KirinMorino Wednesday, June 28, 2017

trewwww

wannaone Tuesday, June 27, 2017

"you gon finna catch me"gon = gonnafinna = gonnayou gonna gonna catch me

fantasticlau Tuesday, June 27, 2017

What does that sentence even mean?

Stefano_italy Tuesday, June 27, 2017

#ugonfinnacatchme is the next #shyshyshy

emily235 Tuesday, June 27, 2017

LOL. That's embarrassing.

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