has apologized for star ’s sampling of a speech by infamous cult leader Jim Jones.
The song “What Do You Think?,” from Suga’s solo album “D-2,” contained a vocal sample from a 1977 speech given by the cult leader. Jones was responsible for the mass murder-suicide of hundreds of his followers at the Jonestown jungle commune in Guyana in 1978.
Since it was released on May 22, Suga’s “D2” has topped the Apple iTunes album charts in 80 countries and regions.
In a statement, Big Hit Entertainment said the vocal sample was selected by the producer who worked on the song “without knowing who the speaker was.”
Big Hit Entertainment added: “We have our various processes for reviewing our content that are targeted to