Jameela Jameela People who underestimate her musical talent are not here.
“The Good Place” actress Spoke on social media on Saturday after the release of James BlakeLatest Album “Friends That Break Your Heart.” Jamil, who is also dating Blake, has several production credits on the album, including the singles “Say What You Will” and “Famous Last Words”.
Social media users spewed words of disbelief upon seeing the 35-year-old’s name listed as a producer on the project, which Jameel deemed “incorrect”.
“Most women would insist that I couldn’t really work on my boyfriend’s music, and he would have credited me for being good… I was a DJ for 8 years, and studied music for 6 years before that. did,” he tweeted on Saturday. “You are part of the problem of why women don’t pursue production.”
Men outnumber women in music production by a 38 to 1 ratio, According to USC Annenberg’s “Inclusion in the Recording Studio” report Which spanned a six-year sample of Billboard’s Hot 100 songs.
“James had to fight me to take credit for this album because I was sick of the internet long ago,” Jameel wrote in a follow-up Instagram post. “Another hilarious side to this misogyny is that they just don’t believe my musical input when they like songs.”
She continued: “I hope you are taking credit for your work anywhere in the world right now. I hope you know that if you are not being believed in your achievements… that is not a reflection of you… It’s a reflection of people who are so low, cowardly and insecure that they can’t understand that you can be influential.”
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“Take all the credit,” wrote “The Roots” drummer and producer Questlove.
Chelsea Handler commented: “Women are smarter, more resourceful, and have faced forced humility. We’ve done all that.”
Blake also made a post Jameel’s tweets include showing support for his girlfriend and co-producer.
“Thank you for the time Jameela took to record this. It wouldn’t be half without the crazy skills you brought in.” He has written. “Love you and I hope all of this serves as an example to women who are regularly discouraged by prying eyes that your work is necessary and important.”