The Bruno Mars debate on cultural property has been taking place in the last few years, when critics accuse the singer of through its racial ambiguity Switch to genres that are historically black. The Grammy-winning artist has solved the claim during the recent Breakfast club interview with partner Silk Sonic, Anderson. Paak.
“People like to accuse you of being a cultural thief, which I find interesting because you are a person of color,” said the host. Charlamagne God said Bruno (21:50). “What would you say to those people?”
Bruno explained that he always praised funk, R&B and pop artists who came before him and insisted that there was nothing but love behind his material.
“I’d say, You can’t look at an interview, you can’t find an interview where I’m not talking about the entertainers who came before me.” And the only reason I’m here is because of James Brown, because of the prince, Michael [Jackson]”That’s the only reason I’m here,” Bruno said. “I grow up as a child watching Bobby Brown.” [and] He says, “Well, if that’s to make it possible, then I have to learn how to make a running man, I have to learn how to walk after a month.” And that’s it. And this music comes from love, and if you don’t hear it, then I don’t know what to tell you. “
He went on to say that he has his inspiration on his sleeve and hopes that future artists will also take inspiration from his work.
“What’s the point of not being musicians who can’t learn from the boys who came before us?” What were they doing? “He said before asking Charlamagne if the criticism upset him.”… He’s coming with a concert. by … I understand, but it’s just Twitter. “
The sitting took place just hours after Bruno and .Paak relaxed “Leave the door open”—The first song from their newly formed band Silk Sonic.
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