“I hope one day we see beyond skin colour”- Kelly Khumalo on ‘black face’ criticism

Kelly khumalo 2 3 - "I hope one day we see beyond skin colour"- Kelly Khumalo on 'black face' criticism

Kelly Khumalo hit again at trolls who dragged her for portray her face black in her new music video.

The star who not too long ago dropped her single, Empini has acquired the eye of many together with her fantastic voice.

Within the music video, Kelly painted herself black  wearing historic Egyptian royal clothes, meant to symbolize Bastet, the goddess of safety and proper from there, individuals began criticizing her for that.

Kelly said that she hopes sooner or later individuals will have the ability to look previous complexion and never see artwork as a menace in opposition to their pores and skin color.

Nonetheless, many nonetheless noticed magnificence in her creativity and felt she deserve greater than what she is getting.

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She stated if she tried as a lot as potential to carry one thing as lovely as this and folks really feel the “easy piece of artwork”was a menace in opposition to their pores and skin color, then it hurts her extra persons are not seeing what she is making an attempt to say.

“I knew the criticism would come. I can’t blame them, quite a bit has occurred the place black persons are involved. It’s such a disgrace that we see every thing as a menace in opposition to our pores and skin color, even one thing so simple as artwork.

“I hope sooner or later we get to a degree the place we see past pores and skin color. It will take quite a bit and I pray to God that we heal from all these items. However, having stated that, Empini is just artwork.”

Kelly stated African warriors would camouflage themselves when going to warfare, even darkening their pores and skin if crucial.

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“There’s a story behind all this, and behind (her newest album) The Voice of Africa. Braveness. Energy. Wealth. Energy.

She concluded: “When I needed to seek out somebody who mirrored the Voice of Africa, just like the title of my album, I considered Hlengiwe. She is an extremely proficient musician and somebody who was an ideal match for the mission.”

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