Jeezy had a Come to Jesus Moment with Nia Long & I’m Not Impressed

Colorist Black men Love to Lean on Phenotypically Black Women when They’re Down

Ivylockewrites
ZORA
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6 min readNov 17, 2023

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So, listen, outside of a drug-themed anthem or two, I haven’t paid Jeezy any attention for years. Sure, he’s a talented rapper and all of that, but he’s never been a fave of mine on any level.

I mean, much respect to him for his success — and I genuinely mean that, but his persona has never really resonated with me. The main thing he raps about is selling cocaine and making money. But if y’all like it, I guess that’s all fine and dandy, like sour candy.

And honestly, I never even looked too much into his dating history. If you’re from the hood or even hood adjacent, you already know that darker men who make a lot of money usually hate phenotypically Black women. This is not something I’m even willing to debate about, and I say this as a woman who has actually dated such men in my past.

Even when I saw that he left his wife, Jeanie Mai, I didn’t care. I believe in divesting from divestors, and since Jeezy has never shown any sign of being concerned with the Black community and, least of all, Black women and children, he was of no interest to me.

Until now.

After I became aware of a conversation he had with Nia Long to supposedly “heal the community” and chile, I am over it. But since he wants attention from Black women, I’ll give him a page worth. I am ready to lean in on Jeezy. Let’s go!

When did Jeezy Start Caring about Black Women?

My first, and most important question is, when did Jeezy start caring about Black women? I am asking this sincerely. No, I don’t know him at all, but the only time I’ve ever heard him fondly speak of a Black woman was when he notoriously shouted out his auntie, who let him keep his “work” in her house back during his hustling days. And then what?!

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