DaniLeigh discovered herself in some controversy on Wednesday after she posted a snippet to her unreleased “Yellow Bone” observe to Instagram, one she stated was devoted to her “light skin baddies.” The tune was not acquired effectively by listeners as she was hit with a heavy dose of criticism, which she responded to by asking, “Why y’all think I’m hating on other colors when there are millions of songs speaking on all types?”
DaniLeigh would finally delete the Instagram submit and shortly after, she took to Twitter to defend herself and her actions.
“Congratulations y’all gotta another thing to say about me when u hate …it’s all good .. only God can ‘cancel’ me… that sh*t don’t mean sh*t to me bc the people around me are the ones that know my heart and intention and real life … I’m sorry if I offended u,” she stated in a single tweet. Elsewhere she referred to as critics of the tune “haters” including, “I’m Dominican…I’m Spanish, I’m Black, I’m white, leave me alone.”
After catching wind of her feedback, Chika quoted one among DaniLeigh’s tweets and condemned her response to the criticism.
“This is a terrible response to valid criticism,” Chika stated in a single tweet. “No shade. as a black woman, you should be more than aware of colorism & why this song wouldn’t sit well with a black audience.” She added, “It doesn’t feel good having a billion people at your neck, but it’s not about being ‘canceled.’ it’s about taking accountability.”
Chika is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an unbiased subsidiary of Warner Music Group.