Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl still has people giddy. Sparking a social media challenge when it first dropped back in July, celebrating the beauty of girls with dark-skin, young and old.
Brown Skin Girl Has Adorable Blue Ivy Carter Singing
Marking her first appearance on Billboard, little Blue Ivy Carter is front and center in new anthem to brown skin girls everywhere.
Not only is Blue Ivy lending her sweet little vocals to the song, but she also has a writing credit. Called a Love Letter to Black Women by OprahMag.com, the lyrics of Brown Skin Girl are simply beautiful.
Opening and Closing the song, Miss Blue Ivy sings –
“Brown skin girl / Your skin just like pearls / The best thing in the world / I never trade you for anybody else, singin’…”
Shout Outs to Kelly Rowland, Naomi Campbell, and Lupita Nyong’o
Along with Blue Ivy, Brown Skin Girl also features WizKid and Guyanese musician SAINt JHN. Listen to the audio below.
Lifted from the Lion King soundtrack, Beyonce’s song shows love to several dark-skinned sisters. Among them, supermodel Naomi Campbell and her Destiny’s Child bandmate, Kelly Rowland.
Also receiving a shoutout is actress Lupita Nyong’o, who celebrated by dancing to the song on social media. She thanked Beyonce for this gift. More of Beyonce’s lyrics include –
“Pose like a trophy when Naomis walk in / She need an Oscar for that pretty dark skin / Pretty like Lupita when the cameras close in / Drip broke the levee when my Kellys roll in
The Message of Brown Skin Girl is Stong, Powerful and Clear
More of Beyonce’s song lyrics to brown girls include –
Dig me like the earth, you be giving birth / Took everything in life, baby, know your worth / I love everything about you, from your nappy curls / To every single curve, your body natural
Trending on social media, #BrownSkinGirlChallenge has chocolate sisters embracing their beautiful dark melanin skin on Instagram and Twitter by sharing selfies.
Recently chatting with Essence, Nyong’o shared how she feels about her being mentioned in the song –
‘It’s ticklish, kind of, giddy feeling to have someone like Beyonce shout you out in a song that’s so meaningful.’
Parts of this post first appeared on HipHopNewsUncensored.
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