J Balvin has apologized to fans after viewers complained his new music video was racist for its portrayal of Black women. The video for his song "Perra" has also been pulled from YouTube. "I want to say sorry to whomever felt offended, especially to the Black community," the Colombian artist said Sunday on Instagram. "That's not who I am. I'm about tolerance, love and inclusivity. I also like to support new artists, in this case, Tokischa, a woman who supports her people, her community and also empowers women." "As a form of respect, I removed the video eight days ago. But because the criticism continued, I'm here making a statement," he added. "Mom, I'm sorry, too. Life gets better each day. Thank you for listening to me." The video, which was removed from YouTube on October 17, showed several Black women being walked on leashes and other Black actors wearing prosthetics to make them look like dogs. J Balvin in New York City on August 27, 2021. Michael Locc . . . read the full article here.