Jamaican reggae artists and sisters Tessanne Chin & Tami Chynn(stage name) took to Twitter to comment on Rihanna’s “Man Down” video.
Tessanne is quoted as follows:
“I don’t appreciate it when artists come inna fi mi country and depict straight BS in dem videos !!! Go a yuh owna country go film dat not here !!!”
“I appreciate art and I understand that we as a people face these realities every day but we don’t need people constantly glorifying it and sending out that message!!! We are sooo much more than that !!!!” (Tessanne Chin’s Twitter)
Her sister Tami responded to her tweets with the following:
“@Tessanne bwoy Chin, da video deh hurt mi star…why film that here??? and depict THAT story!!! Like you said, we are so much more.” (Tami Chynn Twitter)
What do you think?