Ghetts and Kojey Radical deliver ‘Black Rose’ Bouquets To Black Women: A deep dive into Colourism and Gender Divides

Ghetts had decided to drag the subject of colourism to the surface, between the cracks appearing within our race and the music industry. It was always going to take a fearless artist to tackle the formerly hidden issue of colourism, someone who was capable of viewing the world from differing perspectives and could deliver the message in a sensitive way. It was going to take someone ahead of his time, who was a “A Shepherd not a sheep” (as Ghetts told us, on the 2014 track ‘Man like me’) ...

Black Friday, Black daily : A story of Shadeism

It turns out I'd experienced shadeism - (derogatory comments and slurs meant to demean a person based on the shade of their skin complexion, often perpetuated by people belonging to the same racial group as the person on the receiving end) it just didn't have a name back when I got given the moniker ....