Queen Naija Denies Being A Colorist, Addresses Previous “Nappy-Headed” Comments
Written by B87FM on August 4, 2020
Though she’s addressed this controversy on quite a few events, singer Queen Naija returns with one other video in regards to the accusations that she’s a colorist. Earlier than she was making waves as an R&B star, Queen Naija was a YouTube persona creating a model over on the video streaming community. In 2017, she shared a video the place she spoke about being bullied as a toddler and described her assailants as “nappy-headed little ladies.” Whereas she did not outright describe the pores and skin shade of any of her bullies, folks did not like her phrase alternative and believed she was speaking about dark-skinned folks. Quickly, Queen Naija was labeled a colorist after describing her bullies as “black,” “ugly,” “nappy-headed” ladies.
A 12 months later, she determined to handle the rumors in one other video she uploaded to YouTube. Nevertheless, her clarification fell on deaf ears. Plainly Queen Naija has spent a while fascinated about her controversy and as soon as once more has appeared with one other dialogue about being labeled as a colorist.
“I’ve by no means been a colorist. I’ve by no means felt that I used to be higher as a result of I used to be light-skinned,” she stated. “I really feel like melanin’s stunning… The phrases I’ve used prior to now, they have been most likely ignorant. Not most likely. They have been ignorant. Again then, I did not know they have been ignorant as a result of that is what I used to be simply used to. I wasn’t that educated on my tradition and wasn’t deeply rooted into it.”
She added that previously, she did not perceive how she offended anybody, however she now sees how her phrases affected folks, particularly Black ladies. Watch Queen Naija give her clarification under.