Now, the racial demographic of video models has changed drastically while the demographic of the men making the music has changed only slightly.
The over indexing of the "light skin and long hair" aesthetic in rap videos has been consistent since the 1990s; some of us remember when a blonde Gloria Velez started making video appearances, which at the time was a bold statement in contrast to the darker shades around her.
'When Kim Kardashian’s naked picture came out, [Sharon Osbourne] praised it, and my fans attacked her for being such a hypocrite,' Minaj said.
'So it wasn’t trashy and raunchy when a white woman did it, but it was when a black woman did it?
Last August, the “Tunnel Vision” artist came under fire for lyrics in which he spoke disparagingly about black women’s skin complexions “Where them yellow bones?
He admitted he would date #Kylie Jenner #Jlo #Taylor Swift #Cardi B and others on the same live feed. @blackwomenarepoppin A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on “Keke Palmer, she straight,”the 20-year-old rapper said.
So after the jump, here’s 10 reasons n*ggas prefer white girls (if you’re offended, f#ck you and your feelings).– 10. White girls just jump in the pool without any care.
It’s easier introducing them to your family/friends.
That Black male rappers are equating success with non-Black aesthetics presents a troubling, albeit predictable, issue.
Quite simply, you ain’t major if you didn’t cast your rap video full of girls with only one Black grandparent, Brazilians, and full-blown White girls.