The challenges of being a dark-skinned individual in the entertainment industry are no secret. With the hottest singers in R&B/Pop being Beyonce, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj there’s no wonder why you have to question the challenges presented by the contrasting pigmentation.
Sevyn Streeter sat down with The Grio to talk about her new single “It Won’t Stop”, writing career and her career challenges. The interview touches upon her being a proud “chocolate skin beauty” and how self-perception effects how people treat you– specifically as a dark-skinned woman. “It’s all about how you view yourself first as person,” she said. “It starts there.”
Watch the complete interview, below!