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ASOS customer challenges retailer to Facebook rap battle after cleanin’ out his closet

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By John McCarthy | Media editor

August 1, 2016 | 3 min read

Online clothing retailer Asos has engaged in a social media showdown with a customer complaining about a lost package containing a returned FCUK blazer.

Facebook user Jay Whalley, from Preston, laid down the law to the retailer in a reworked version of the rapper's hit 'Stan' which he had tailored to call out a potential shady mistake from the company.

Whalley's initial concern was that "I sent you my exchange but still it ain't returning".

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The company wasted no time in having staffer Rianna respond in due course.

The exchange was covered by mainstream media outlets during the weekend, granting the company some exposure for its quick-witted rap talents.

On why he initiated the stunt, Whalley said: “Thought I’d be creative instead of kicking off.”

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