- Noname has criticised 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. She tweeted on 31 July:
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"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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In other news related to Zimbabwe, YEN.com.gh reported that Mzansi rapper AKA has taken to social media to show his support to Zimbabweans who are going through the most following recent political tensions in their country.
The rapper urged his fans to spread awareness about what Zimbabweans are reportedly subjected to in their country on a daily basis. The Fela In Versace rapper tweeted:
"Let’s spread awareness about what’s going on in Zimbabwe ... because ultimately the people need all the help they can get."
This is after some of them took to social media using the hashtag #ZimbabweanLivesMatter to voice their anger about their rights being violated, allegedly by their own government.
Another Mzansi celeb who has showed his support to Zimbabweans is Zakes Bantwini. He tweeted:
"With so much against us already as black Africans all we got is each other, let's not be against one another. #ZimbabweanLivesMatter."
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