BY ADENIYI A.
Singer and Hollywood superstar, Tyrese Gibson has accused white radio stations of racism because of some of them refused to grant massive airplay to his Billboard N01 single, “Shame.”
Being a regular of one of the most solid franchises in the history of sequels in Hollywood, Fast and Furious, one would expect “doors to open” going by his affiliation with such a big franchise. However, the opposite seems to be the case on this issue.
Well, maybe the lesson learnt is that being a regular on mainstream movies doesn’t mean your music will be a regular on mainstream radio.
Follow this link to watch the video in which he names Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith and Robin Thicke as yardsticks of what he expects when a black singer has a great song and sales.