I have seen this “blackface” ad for Illamasqua Cosmetics circulating across social media. While reading some of the responses, I found that many blacks are not outraged or even offended by the ad, although it’s presented as if we should find offense. I believe many of us have evolved enough to know the settle nuances between something racially insensitive and something provocative. I really find this ad striking. #dontjudgeme
After doing some research I found that this ad, isn’t just in black-face, it’s also in white-face. A point that has been skipped or missed by many across the web. Out of context this “blackface” seems controversial, but in context, it’s really about the make-up. Check out the white-face ad when you continue…
Rihanna is still making history as her seventh studio album, Unapologetic, debuts at the #1 spot in the US. This is the first time in the singer’s career, that her album has taken the top spot in it’s opening week. Rihanna, selling 238,949 units, takes the lead from Taylor Swift which is certainly a feat within itself.
Wait!!!!! What the F!!!! #UNAPOLOGETIC just debuted at #1 in AMERICA!!!!! My first number 1 album there!!! Thank you Navy, u deserve it. I’m legit crying like a %ussy right now!!
Keyshia Cole comes in at #10 with Woman to Woman, not bad at all. Nicki Minaj who re-released Pink Friday: Roman Re-Loaded Re-Up, enters the charts at the #28 spot, selling 34, 501 units. Ninki Minaj attributes her low sales to Target and Wal-mart: