Ciara stays rooted in black excellence. Check out below her newest music video, parts of which were shot 2 weeks before giving birth.
Ciara Celebrates Black Excellence In New Music Video
Multi-talented singer, songwriter, dancer and model Ciara Princess Wilson drops new music video, “Rooted” featuring Ester Dean. And it is the epitome of black excellence.
Several black icons appear in this video, be it in photos or lyrics
- George Floyd
- Martin Luther King
- Harriet Tubman
- Rosa Parks
- Breonna Taylor
- John Lewis
- Black Live Matter
- “I can’t breathe”
With all that melanin on full display, parts of this music video was shot just 2 weeks before giving birth to a beautiful baby boy with husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Keep strolling to see the video.
“‘Rooted’ is a song that celebrates Black joy. It celebrates our uniqueness and strength,”
Still putting the final touches on this project, she was literally in labor with her son, Win Harrison Wilson.
As reported by People.com, in behind the scenes footage, the songstress shares her incredible excitement for this project –
“It spoke to me in so many ways… There was a strong feeling of being empowered.”
“I was so proud of the process because I shot the video two weeks away from delivery for one part, and then I shot the other part just two days out,” she shared.
“I probably could only do each take for like two minutes and then I needed to take a break.”
“It also felt good working on it while knowing I was about to give birth to my newest angel, I was still grinding, and making it all happen at the same time.”
“EVEN DOWN TO LITERALLY BEING IN LABOR HAVING TO GIVE APPROVALS FOR THE SONG TO MAKE THE DEADLINES — IT WAS JUST AN INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE THAT I WILL FOREVER CHERISH.”
“TO ALL MY BLACK BOYS AND BLACK GIRLS, MY BLACK KINGS AND BLACK QUEENS, THIS SONG IS FOR YOU, …STAY ROOTED.”
So here it is, the final result –
This truly happy woman shares her world with husband, Russell Wilson, 6-year old son, Future Zahir, babygirl Sienna who is 3 and the newborn baby boy, Win Harrison, born July 23rd.
Stay rooted ya’ll!
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