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UK singer says career maligned in USA by faked gay sex reference in UrbanDictionary.com

Some weirdo on the internet wrote that Chasing Pavements was about being gay, which isn’t true at all. Because of that some radio stations in the States wouldn’t play it. The guy wrote it on the Urban Dictionary website, which I’ve used for years and ‘chasing pavements’ was never on there as a slang term before.”

Singer Adele crying foul over an alleged music industry ban of the 20-year-old’s hit song, ”Chasing Pavements,” on United States airwaves. Her sound is somewhat reminiscent of the late Dusty Springfield. (stuff.co.nz) The frequently vulgar, wiki-type, online reference has an entry that claims ”The term ‘pavements’ is used as a euphamism for buttocks” along with scatalogical activities. (Urban Dictionary)

JD Uy has been a Metro Weekly webmaster, distribution manager, blogger and videographer since 2002.

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