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Did South Africa's Anatii Win a Grammy For 'Brown Skin Girl'?

South African hip-hop artist and producer Anatii is getting accolades for his songwriting on "Brown Skin Girl." The song won a Grammy Award for Best Music Video.

Many online are celebrating that South African musician, Anatii, has reportedly received his first Grammy award win for his contribution to Beyonce's hit single "Brown Skin Girl" featuring Wizkid. This comes after the video for "Brown Skin Girl" was announced as the winner of the "Best Music Video" award at the 63rd Grammy awards. South African have been sharing celebratory messages to Anatii all over social media.

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Watch Beyoncé's Video For 'Brown Skin Girl' Featuring Wizkid, Lupita Nyong'o & More

The beautiful visual from Black Is King features appearances from Naomi Campbell, Kelly Rowland, Blue Ivy and more.

After sharing Black Is King last month exclusively through Disney+, Beyoncé has now made the music video for "Brown Skin Girl"—her standout single from Lion King: The Gift featuring Wizkid, Saint JHN and Blue Ivy—widely available to watch on Youtube.

The stunning visual, directed by Nigerian-British artist and director Jenn Nkiru, is a star-studded affair that features appearances Lupita Nyong'o, Naomi Campbell, Kelly Rowland, daughter Blue Ivy, Wizkid and more.

Speaking with Good Morning America, Beyoncé explained: "It was so important to me in 'Brown Skin Girl' that we represented all different shades of brown. I wanted every character to be shot in a regal light. Jenn Nkiru came up with the Black debutants. It was important that we're all in this together and we're all celebrating each other"

"My greatest inspiration come from Black people, specifically Black women," added Nkiru in that same GMA piece.

Last year we named "Brown Skin Girl" one of the best songs of 2019, writing that "the global impact of the single "Brown Skin Girl" is irrefutable. From Lupita Nyong'o to the adorable Dream Catchers' viral video, it's clear that this song, and more especially its lyrics, affirms and continues to affirm brown skin girls in every corner of the world. From its minimal afro-fusion inspired beat to Wizkid's outstanding lead verse, this was a major moment that showcased just how far Nigerian music is going."

Watch the now widely-available "Brown Skin Girl" music video below.

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Wizkid, Anatii Win Big at BET Soul Train Awards Alongside Beyoncé

The Nigerian and South African artists, respectively, won soul train awards for their contributions to 'Brown Skin Girl."

Anatii Has Been Nominated for BET's Soul Train Awards Alongside Beyoncé

The nomination is in recognition of the South African rapper's contribution as a composer to Beyoncé's 'Brown Skin Girl'.

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