TSA Agents Have Been Playing Dirty Versions Of Rap Songs In JFK Airport Because That's Just Where They're At Right Now
We so get it.
The longest-running government shutdown has led to a hike in TSA agents calling out of work due to a lack of checks, and airports are subsequently experiencing longer security lines, People reports. But at New York City's John F. Kennedy Airport, at the very least, the music is lit.
Multiple passengers boarding flights at JFK Airport have tweeted about hearing uncensored versions of rap music over the loudspeakers, including Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode” and Kanye West’s “Lift Yourself.”
JFK is playing sicko mode we’re living in a simulation— cesar millan (the dog whisperer) (@postmetaboi) January 7, 2019'
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TSA has officially stopped giving a fuck. SICKO MODE (dirty version) is playing on the speakers at JFK lmfaooo— lsdipalma (@LSDiPalma) January 9, 2019'
I was in JFK at 6:30am the other day and they were playing that poopty scoop Kanye song and I felt like I was in the twilight zone— Tracee Ellis Ross Jr (@virghoe_) January 9, 2019'
JFK airport carousel blasting “No Sleep Til Brooklyn” at 10:30 PM is kinda alright with me.— RL Barnes, Ph.D. (@DigitalHistory_) January 7, 2019'
But on the eve of New Year's Eve is when the musical selections got really real:
Love that they’re playing an extended version of the iCarly theme song in the TSA secruity check line at JFK right now. Really just love this whole situation— Danika’s cool tweeting alias (@eternal_scouts) December 30, 2018'
According to Business Insider, TSA agents control which music is played in specific terminals, and it’s clear somebody was making the best out of an unpaid situation.
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