Blue Ivy honors the DNA it carries
Once again Blue Ivy Carter is in the spotlight. At 9 years old, the singer’s daughter Beyoncé and rapper Jay-Z, won on Sunday (12) its first MTV Video Music Awards. Competitor in the category of best cinematography for the video Brown Skin Girl, Blue Ivy secured victory alongside her mother and became the youngest VMA winner of all time.
The nine-year-old girl is the second youngest artist in history to be enshrined in the event considered the most important in world music. The first was Leah Peasall, who won ‘Album of the Year’ for the soundtrack to ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou’ in 2002 when she was 8 years old. “Brown Skin Girl” is part of pop star’s 2019 album ‘The Lion King: The Gift’.
Other nominees in the category include Billie Eilish (“Therefore I Am), Foo Fighters (“Shame Shame”), Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper (“Holy”) Lady Gaga (“911”) e Lorde (“Solar Power”).
Blue Ivy e “Brown Skin Girl” de Beyoncé they were also nominated for best R&B video, which was won by Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) for “Leave the Door Open.” “Brown Skin Girl”, one of the tracks on the album, received independent visual treatment on YouTube in August 2020.
Previously, the video was only available to Disney+ subscribers as part of Beyoncé’s latest musical film, Black Is King, which fell exclusively on the streaming service in July 2020.