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Beasts of the Same Body : Redbone Girl x Yellow Fever

Eating my cereal for dinner and browsing the web, I came across a blog post responding to the Twitterfire around Eric Benet’s song ‘Redbone Girl’. The post implied the backlash against the song tacitly suggests that dark skinned women see light skin women as more desirable. 270 more words


Eric Benet In Trouble For "Redbone Girl" Track!

Eric Benet shut it down at the 2012 Macy’s Music Festival Friday night. We just caught wind of some controversy surrounding his latest music…

While Eric Benet’s album “The One” is a certified fan favorite, there are some who are finding fault with a certain song on the compilation called “ 103 more words

News & Gossip

Eric Benet Defends His Song About 'Redbones'

Jacque Reid Goes “Inside His Story” with Eric Benet about the controversy surrounding his new single “Redbone Girl.”


Entertainment News

Are light-skinned women discriminated against by other black women?

From Clutch Magazine: I know this probably won’t be a well-received article. The Varied Complexions of Black People is a guaranteed push-button topic, and too many writers have exploited the issue for hits. 371 more words


The TJMS Report: Eric Benet's New Song Sparks Outrage

Eric Benet is feeling the heat from fans and some new enemies after dropping controversial song, “Redbone Girl,” playing on the classically Southern phrase describing light skinned women. 20 more words


Eric Benet Blasts "Redbone Girl" Backlash: "It's Its Own Form Of Racism"

Eric Benet had black people of all shades seeing red when he dropped “Redbone Girl,” a song that found Benet and guest Lil Wayne fawning over a “caramel cream”-colored female (aka “redbone”). 726 more words