For years, R&B entertainers of colour have cried out against a record label system which only champions the genre when fronted by white artists.
The result? Charts and awards ceremonies that do not truly celebrate the genre’s origins and diversity, and R&B artists of colour accused of “not having what it takes to make it” by music lovers blissfully unaware of the prejudice and politics that takes place in the boardroom that stops them from making it.
It’s a sad, sad situation and it’s getting more and more absurd.
Fortunately, ‘Can’t Raise a Man’ singer K. Michelle has decided to expose all of the above with the title of her third studio album.
Find out what it is below…