S(o)uper Star: This NYC Rapper Threw Soup At L-Train Racist

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If you didn't already know that Princess Nokia doesn't take any shit, perhaps this video of her throwing soup in a racist man's face on the subway get you up to date.

"Putting yourself in potential danger is scary", Princess Nokia tweeted after confirming that she is indeed the soup-thrower in a viral video exposing a man drunkenly shouting the n-word at a group of train auto passengers on a Brooklyn bound L train.

While she admitted later on Twitter that the situation was "painful and humiliating", Nokia said she'd "be damned if I let some drunk bigot call a group of young teenage boys racist names and allow him to get away with it".

University spokesperson John Beckman has confirmed that the man, Paul Lawson did not attend NYU Law. The video ends with the man being shoved off the train and having soup thrown at him.


The act of blatant racism was "heartbreaking to witness", Princess Nokia wrote, adding she took a risk to stand up to the racist, especially as a young woman. But right as our heroes are throwing the alleged NYU graduate bodily from the vehicle, a woman in a yellow dress and red kicks tossed soup on him.

"When I slapped him he called me a nigger, and when I did all my brothers on the train came to my side and held my hand and comforted me", the NY native shared.

It wasn't the first time Frasqueri stood up for herself or others.

Don't mess with Princess Nokia.


As for Lawson, he reportedly called the video of the L train incident "unfortunate" and that he's "getting help".

Nokia described how people came together to confront the man. A woman who can only be heard in the footage dares Lawson to "say it again" before shouting, "This man is a racist!"

Since talking about the incident online, Frasqueri has received support from long-time fans and others who applauded her action against bigotry.

The Facebook posts have since been deleted. He said he used the word to "mak [e] a point" and that he feels "bad" but he's "not that sorry".


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