Black Face

BEYONCE POSES IN L’OFFICIEL PARIS – FELA KUTI TRIBUTE

Superstar Beyonce is featured on the cover of French magazine L’Officiel Paris, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary. The theme running through the March issue is “African Queen” and also pays tribute to Nigerian musician and human rights activist Fela Kuti. Instead of just choosing a dark-skinned African model to represent the “African Queen”,  Beyonce was chosen, and the editorial team also thought it would be “artistic” to darken her face. Read below an excerpt from the magazine article. The Fashion magazine is about to celebrate its 90th birthday. To celebrate this anniversary, the festivities start with []

VIDEO: ESTELLE FT KARDINAL OFFISHALL / ESTELLE DEFENDS ‘BLACK FACE’ SHENANIGANS

After a snippet of the video for Freak was released online last week some of us were outraged.You see Estelle deciding to sport a black boot polish look didn’t go down to well. But the singer doesn’t see what all the fuss is about and says, “Those comments were the first thing I saw after we released the video trailer,” Estelle said. “It’s like, ‘Are you joking?’” “I think [people] need to wait to see the clip. I could defend myself, but it’s just []