Nope, not always. This is a common belief, but Ne-Yo keeps coming to mind. I remember Tyra Banks thanking him for making chocolate women the star of his videos. He said something to the effect of “chocolate women do it for me.” While I don’t deny that lighter-skinned women are more prominent in most male-dominated videos, there are some exceptions.

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