Beyonce’s daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, at the tender age of seven won her very first Soul Train award. She wracked up the honor for her contribution to her mom’s famous hit, ‘Brown Skin Girl’.
Her first songwriting credit is the musical tribute to women of color, already the award-winning young star is walking in the footsteps of her parents in building a killer resume; ”The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”.
Blue took home the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, which also credits her parents as co-writers at the 2019 BET Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 17.
Blue Ivy Carter has won her first-ever award at last night’s Soul Train Awards for her songwriting contributions to Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl”, doing so at the age of 7.
— The Pop Hub (@ThePopHub) November 18, 2019
Brown Skin Girl was part of her mom’s 2019 The Lion King: The Gift album, and it received rave reviews from fans and critics after it was released.
#BrownSkinGirlChallenge went viral on social media, with black women including Lupita Nyong’o and Gabrielle Union using the hashtag to celebrate the song’s positive message.
Blue Ivy’s mom, Beyoncé is currently in a trademark battle over her daughter’s name. Beyonce claimed that her child is a cultural icon so this latest honor may help her case.
In addition, the two superstars Beyonce and Jay Z are also parents of the 2-year-old twins Sir and Rumi Carter. “It feels like I’m making peace with a part of me that is yearning for my ancestral connection,” she said.
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