The singer acquired a wave of unfavorable feedback when he criticized the themes of Beyoncé, Cardi B and Nicky Minaj, nonetheless, she defended himself by saying that he talked about them as a result of they’re the singers of your favourite.
Mexico metropolis, march 23 (RT).- The american singer Lana del Rey has unleashed a controversy in social networks and has been accused of racism after criticizing in his Instagram that artists corresponding to Beyoncé, Doja Cat or Nicki Minaj, amongst others —largely girls of shade— have extra success of their musical profession with songs about “being attractive” or “not carrying clothes”, when, she says, she was “crucified” and accused of “glamurizar abuse” when he explored these identical themes in his music.
“The query for tradition: now that Doja Cat, Ariana, Camila, Cardi B, Kehlani and Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé have earned their primary and with songs about being attractive, don’t put on garments, have intercourse, cheat, and so forth, can I am going again to sing about really feel good, really feel lovely to be in love even when the connection will not be excellent, or dance for cash, or what you need, with out being crucified or say that I’m glamurizando the abuse?”, he wrote in an extended publication, wherein he additionally introduced the discharge date of his subsequent album.
His phrases weren’t properly acquired by many web customers, who weren’t gradual to specific their rejection within the networks, accusing Lana del Rey of to criticize solely to artists of shade.
“Lana Del Rey is racist. Why is barely attacking girls of shade? wrote a consumer.
“Lana del Rey sucks and is racist and thinks that singing about cocaine and males who don’t like it makes you determine with the youngsters. Has 34 years”, commented one other tuitera.
“Lana might have made his strategy with out specializing in girls of shade. Many ladies like Madonna, Lita Ford, Wendy O. Williams, Dixie Chicks (Goodbye Earl), and Kate Bush sang or wrote songs about the identical issues that you simply talked about in your posting on Instagram,” stated one other web consumer.
The singer defended himself from criticism by claiming that his feedback had nothing to do with racial grounds, emphasizing that the artists that you simply talked about in your posting are “their singers favourite”.
“It’s unhappy to talk of an issue of ladies of shade when I’m speaking of my singers favourite,” she stated.
“He might have talked about anybody, however I selected to my favourite individuals. And that is the issue of the present society, it’s not all about what you need it to be. That is precisely the purpose of my submit: there are specific girls that the tradition doesn’t wish to have a voice, it’s possible you’ll not should do with race, I have no idea what to do. I don’t thoughts, however by no means, ever, brother, name me racist, as a result of that could be a lie,” he stated.
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