But you’d be surprised to find that a number of high profile figures of the whiter persuasion in music and film have a track record of dating, are currently dating, have dated, and love them some sistahs. Brad Pitt One of the sexiest men alive (People’s words not mine, though I don’t disagree) has dated a couple of black women in Hollywood, and both were surprises in my book.
Way back in the late ‘80s, Pitt dated singer Sinitta (what is a Sinitta?
But, as she diplomatically reminded us, she’s also the latest in a long line of black performers who’ve pushed country’s real and perceived color lines.
What remains to be seen is whether she represents a blush of diversity or a genuine evolution in Nashville.
Interracial dating is no longer taboo or a thing for just the fellas.
That was enough to garner Guyton a New Female Vocalist nomination in the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.
Case in point, the recent marriage of rapper/actress Eve.
Following the announcement of her nuptials with Gumball 3000 creator Maximillion Cooper, the Twittersphere went into a frenzy with varied reactions.
To prove that point, we at Hip-Hop Wired found 18 African-American ladies that are generally in the company of the Caucasian persuasion.
Her debut single “Better Than You Left Me” has crested on the charts since January and wowed crowds on country’s legendary Grand Ole Opry radio show.