DaniLeigh Says ‘I’m Not A Colorist, I’m Not A Racist’, As She Apologizes For “Yellow Bone” Controversy

DaniLeigh Apologizes For Offending People Over “Yellow Bone” Song: ‘I’m Not A Colorist, I’m Not A Racist’ [VIDEO]


DaniLeigh issues an apology to anyone who may have been offended by her new song, “Yellow Bone”. The 26-year-old singer/dancer received some backlash over her latest song where she is celebrating “light skin baddies”. On Sunday (Jan.24), DaniLeigh took to Instagram to apologize and says that people misunderstood the meaning behind the song.

“I feel super misunderstood. My song ‘Yellow Bone Is What He Want’, I think people twisted it into thinking that I’m trying to bash another woman, another skin tone. That was never my intention. I wasn’t brought up like that. I ain’t never looked at my skin as a privilege, I’ve never looked at me as I’m better than somebody bc of my skin tone. “

She then points out that she see’s brown skin woman celebrate their skin tone, and says she was simply doing the same.

“I see brown skin woman flaunt their skin all the time in music, why can’t I talk about mine? If you look at me, I’m light skin, I’m a yellow bone in my opinion thats just what i am. It wasn’t something that I looked at so deeply which i can see why people will take it deeply. I understand, and I’m sorry that I wasn’t sensitive to the topic when I wrote my comment like ‘why are you guys taking it so personal’ because it can be a personal thing to certain people because colorism is a real thing so I do get it, but i’m not that.”

She adds,

“I’m not a colorist, I’m not a racist, I date a whole chocolate man , I have beautiful dark skin friends. Skin isn’t something I even see, its not something I look at.”

DanieLeigh is currently dating rapper, DaBaby.

DaniLeigh, DaBaby


Following the initial backlash, DaniLeigh first spoke out on Thursday (Jan.21) defending her “Yellow Bone” song. Reacting to the negativity, she responded,

“Why I can’t make a song for my light skin baddies ?? Why y’all think I’m hating on other colors when there are millions of songs speaking on all types.. why y’all so sensitive & take it personal .. gahhhh damn.”

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Authored by: Monique Nicole