Stefflon Don
"I didn’t know I was lightskin until that tweet come out..."

Stefflon Don has expanded on recent comments she made about dark-skinned women of colour.

The rapper tweeted a message about "dark-skinned" women "hating on light-skinned" women, sparking a wave of criticism from fans.

Later issuing an apology, Steff chose to talk about the issue with Julie Adenuga on Beats 1.

"Do you know what, I’m black and I didn’t know... I’m gonna be honest with you, I didn’t know I was lightskin until that tweet come out," she said. "I didn’t know we were separated, all I know is, we’re together. I was looking at that tweet like that’s not something I would say. Like, what is this, I didn’t remember it."

"Then I spoke to my friend and she was like, 'Steff do you remember when we had that argument with that girl in the club?' and she was like 'aaah you lightskin girls always think you’re nice!' So it was like a personal thing to someone else, but it wasn’t directed to everyone."

New mixtape 'Secure' is out now, and it's cover is a homage to Lil Kim. Speaking about the artwork, Steff commented:

"I was scrolling through Instagram, saw it and I was like: 'oh my gosh, this is my cover. I love this, this is me'. Even lately, I’ve been listening a lot to Kim and I just been rating her more and more and I feel like she doesn’t get enough ratings because people are born in 2000s innit."

Check out the interview below.

'Secure' is out now.

For tickets to the latest Stefflon Don shows click HERE.

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