The Hathaway name is one that sparks reverence in the music industry and rightfully so. Donny Hathaway songs ‘A Song for You,’ ‘Someday We’ll All Be Free,’ ‘The Closer I Get To You,’ and ‘Where Is the Love’ are just a few of many gems from his catalog that have stood the test of time over 30 years since his untimely passing. His daughter, Lalah, is a staple in R&B in her own right – a master of jazz and soul fusion and, like her father, has earned her fair share of praise from the industry.
With this esteem, the latter is probably used to her opinion on matters related to music accepted well. Last night she learned the hard way that isn’t always the case…
As fans were praising Pop group Fifth Harmony for their epic shading of former member Camila Cabello at last night’s VMAs (as seen above), they found out the group was on the receiving end of some shade as well.
Lalah took to Twitter to say:
The tweet ignited a firestorm of clapbacks from 5H fans, affectionately known as #Harmonizers:
Some fans of Hathaway quickly came to her defense: