US rapper Noname criticizes Beyoncé's Black Is King musical film

US rapper Noname criticizes Beyoncé's Black Is King musical film

- Noname has criticized Beyoncé's recently released film titled Black Is King

- The US rapper, who is also a poet, labelled the musical film as an "African aesthetic draped in capitalism"

- The star called on celebs to use their power to change the lives of black people in Africa

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US rapper Noname has taken to social media to share her two cents on Beyoncé's Black Is King film. The opinionated musician described the visual album, which also stars South African celebs, as an "African aesthetic draped in capitalism".

She said she hopes other Americans remember black people living in the continent whose lives have been affected by US "imperialism".

Born Fatimah Nyeema Warner, the 28-year-old added that black liberation is a global struggle and called on others to use their influence to uplift black people living in Africa.

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She tweeted on July 31:

"We love an African aesthetic draped in capitalism. Hope we remember the black folks on the continent whose daily lives are impacted by US imperialism. If we can uplift the imagery I hope we can uplift those who will never be able to access it. Black liberation is a global struggle."

According to FreshHipHopMag, Noname then further retweeted information about anti-government protests occurring in Zimbabwe.

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US rapper Noname criticises Beyoncé's Black Is King musical film

US rapper Noname has criticised Beyoncé's Black Is King musical film. Image: @nonamehiding @beyonce
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The rapper's criticism comes amid the huge celebration of the project released by Beyoncé. Many fans and followers of the singer hailed her for giving Africans a fair chance at global representation through her art.

Beyoncé also received accolades for working with several African creatives to bring the project to life.

Fashion designers, makeup artists among others who worked on the visual album happily took to social media to finally speak about their experiences after several months of keeping mum about it.

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In a related story about the Black is King visual album, Legit.ng previously gathered the report of Nigerian dancer, Papi Ojo, who worked as one of the lead dancers on the project.

Ojo was the mysterious blue man who was spotted in Beyoncé's Already video which features Ghanaian superstar, Shatta Wale.

According to the dancer, he has worked with Rihanna, Chirs Brown, Janet Jackson among others.

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