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Controversial Duncan Hines Hip Hop Cupcakes Ad Turns Treats Into Rap Stars

By: Summer Luu - Published: Dec 12, 2010 • References: community.livejournal and thedailywh.at
The new Duncan Hines 'Hip Hop Cupcakes' ad tries to get hip with the kids in a YouTube commercial campaign. It looks like the viral ad may have taken a downturn, however, as the vid has been taken down as fast as it went up.

Targeting hip hop heads and the younger demographic, these featured cupcakes get glazed in chocolate icing while singing in Auto-Tune and beatboxing. The controversy lies in the dark chocolate covering and big red juicy lips. The Duncan Hines 'Hip-Hop Cupcakes' ad has been taken down due to bad taste.