Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Really, Gurl?? Tinashe Blames Colorism On Her Stagnant Music Career, Says The Black Community Doesn't Fully Accept Her


Black Twitter is coming for Tinashe after she used colorism as an excuse for her stagnant music career.


The 24-year-old singer recently did an interview with The Guardian where she talks about her career in the music industry while blaming colorism in the black community on why she isn't succeeding as much as Rihanna or Beyonce.

Yes, she name dropped them in her interview.

“There’s colorism involved in the black community, which is very apparent,” Tinashe said. “It’s about trying to find a balance where I’m a mixed woman, and sometimes I feel like I don’t fully fit into the black community; they don’t fully accept me, even though I see myself as a black woman. That disconnect is confusing sometimes… I am what I am."

She was also quoted saying, "There are hundreds of [male] rappers that all look the same, that sound the same, but if you're a black woman, you're either Beyonce or Rihanna. It's very, very strange." 


RELATED: 7 Things We Learned About Tinashe from Her Interview on 'The Breakfast Club'

The "2 On" singer started noticing negative feedback she was receiving from her interview so she started responding to people on Twitter, saying the article was taken out of context:


Well, way to get your name poppin' on the internet, again. I guess. 

Read Tinashe's full interview here.
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