Nigerian model drags Beyoncé for allegedly taking advantage of Nigeria and Africa at large

Beyonce has been dragged by a Nigerian model for always tapping into the Nigerian and African culture.

This was after it was announced that the singer will be releasing a movie titled Black is King which depicts the African culture.

The model wrote: “Beyonce including African culture in her music but never adding Africa to her tours. Same Beyonce making a whole movie based off Africa and its culture that’s not available in Africa.

“I want to add that I’m not saying she has to come to Nigeria or what not. I’m saying she’s contributing to the problematic ideologies of how ‘Africa’ is viewed to line her own pockets. And Africa isn’t even a country. She’s mostly taking from Yoruba culture so if you’re gonna speak on something, come correct. Africa is not some prop, you can’t come and pull from our culture from when it’s convenient. That’s appropriation. And not everytime ‘we were kings’ pls some of us were palm wine tappers.

“We don’t wake up in the morning and tie our wrapper and put chalk on our face and scream ‘WAKANDA’ then go and hunt lions. We wake up and open twitter like the rest of the world. Pls stop pushing this old narrative bc later it’s the same black Americans, in an attempt to insult us that’ll be asking if we have Wifi and whether we live in huts and how we can afford iPhones. And that’s the representation they see, anytime someone talks about Africa, it’s huts and lions so I don’t even blame them tchew.

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“And one more thing. Nobody is disputing that she has done a lot of good, but she’s a human being and she’s not above mistake therefore not above critique. She has so tapped into that African queen mother thing that you people think everything she does is right. Lmao this not true.

“Black Americans always talking about ‘if a black person says it’s appropriation, then shut up and listen’ and now we, as African people have come out to say that it’s appropriation, so please listen.

“The way you people are so reverent of this Beyoncé that’s a human being like everyone else. Can’t even critique her without adding ‘I love Beyoncé but’ or ‘that’s the queen, BUT’ like pleaseee lmfao spit it out nobody will beat you. You’re not saying anything wrong”.

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Apegg Adeneyo

Apegg Adeneyo, writes entertainment and national news on Kemi Filani News .A passionate writer who loves to disseminate informative reports on topics bordering on celebrities, lifestyle, sports and politics. With aspirations to reach the top. Loves football and epic movies set in the medieval times. A graduate of Economics (LAUTECH).Tel: +2348061000090 Address: 13 Akonwonjo, Egbeda, Lagos, Nigeria

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