White Twitter vs Black Twitter

Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” is nominated for Video of the Year at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.
Taylor Swift (Center) in “Bad Blood”

“The systemic racism that has plagued minorities for generations has found a new home on Twitter.”

It is hard to argue the pure sales volume and power of Taylor Swift. The Bad Blood video set Vevo records. Recently she sold out almost 90,000 seats in two nights at Soldier Field in Chicago. A football stadium. No other contemporary urban “black” act is doing that. A black act hasn’t captivated the world in the way Taylor has since Michael Jackson.

“A black act has not captivated the world in the way Taylor has since Michael Jackson.”

Even if black artists focused on making Taylor-like music, He/she would be considered a “sell out” to white culture for going “mainstream.”

“Maybe Taylor Swift gets ahead because she is that damn good and has the numbers in mass to prove it.”

White Twitter is oblivious to this because they just exist. They buy the record, see the artist live, and tweet their love and admiration.

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Troy McDonald

Troy McDonald

A firm believer that all things are possible.