Vixen Vent: Plus Size Singers Don't Recieve The Credit They Deserve
There's the Beyonce's, the Rihanna's and the Jhene Aiko's, then there's the Chrisette Michele's, the Jazmine Sullivan's, and the Jill Scott's. While every woman listed are extremely beautiful and talented and all are changing the industry with their unique vocals, there are a few differences that some don't overlook; their size; plus size to be exact.
While realistically a plus size woman is said to be any woman over the size 14, in the music and modeling world a size eight can be considered part of that category. Weight never takes away from ones beauty or talent but does the music industry believe they are "sell-able" is the question. How many amazing albums have Chrisette Michele and Jill Scott released that have successfully gone under the radar? Young chanteuse, Jazmine Sullivan, is making a comeback to music after a four year hiatus, yet we haven't heard to much about it.
Why isn't there as much promotion, commercials, Superbowl Half-Time shows, television interviews, Grammys, and most importantly album sales as female artists like Beyonce or Rihanna? What is the real reason why these women keep going under the radar? The talent is there, the beauty is there but is size really that important? Are album covers more important than album content, this vixen has way to many questions and yet, not one answer.
From one concerned vixen to another, what are your thoughts?
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