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Female rappers are not strangers to public criticism about
their work, appearance and behaviour.
Female rapper Rouge took to Twitter to set the record straight
that her beauty has nothing to do with her success and her appearance shouldn’t
In the video, the award-winning rapper curses and tells her
fellow tweeps and fans that her looks didn’t play a major role in winning the best
female award at the South African Hip Hop Awards, and that if she decides to
have the same look for the rest of her life it will never affect her music.
“I would like to dedicate this video to the people involved
in the conversation of Best Female and it is based on how we look and it plays
a major key,” she said.
“I would like to say f**k you. If I want to wear this hair
till I am like 195, I will.
“If I want to wear something that covers me from my head to
the bottom of my soul and nothing is going to happen because my music is still
going to slay and my bars are still going to be absolute fire,” she said in the
This comes after the Mbongo Zaka hitmaker posted a picture
on Twitter in her swimsuit and tweeps went on to criticise her body and how she
shouldn’t use her body to sell her music.
Please note, the video contains strong language.