Radio Stations Pull Ke$ha's 'Die Young' Song

Radio Stations Pull Ke$ha's 'Die Young' Song

The entertainment industry continues to react to last week’s Connecticut school shooting.

Movie studios cancelled several premieres, including an L.A.-based event for “Django Unchained” and a Pittsburgh reception for “Jack Reacher.”Now, some radio stations are pulling hitmeister Ke$ha’s song “Die Young” from their rotations.

98.7 AMP Radio, a top 40 station in metro Detroit, no longer has “Pumped Up Kicks” in its rotation, and decided to pull Ke$ha’s “Die Young.” Los Angeles radio station KIIS-FM, and others, did the same thing following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.Ke$ha’s song has the chorus: “Let’s make the most of this night/Like we’re gonna die young….”

The basis of “Pumped Up Kicks” was more in the dark until Foster the People’s frontman Ben Foster said during an interview with “SpinnerUK” that it’s about a teen “plotting revenge.”