“I think it’s its own form of racism,” he told CBS Local of the controversy. “I did a song called “Chocolate Legs’ about my experience with a dark skin lady. There was no anger or uproar of ‘How dare you.’ So ‘Redbone Girl’ is one song about one experience about a girl who happens to be light complected but there was quite an uproar.”
IF THE COMMUNITY OF BLACK WOMEN CONTINUE TO LASH OUT OVER THIS, EVERY TIME AN ARTIST DEPICTS A CERTAIN COLOR OF A WOMAN, THEN YES WE NEED TO SPEAK ON IT. WHEN WE FINALLY SPEAK ON IT THEN IT NEEDS TO BE LET GO. IF THE COLOR OF YOUR SKIN DEFINES WHOM YOU ARE DESTINED TO BE WITH THEN THAT'S SAD.