Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Jamaican artiste Spice sports new look, causes commotion online

Spice showcases her new look on Instagram.

Spice showcases her new look on Instagram.

Woaaahhhhhh…. what a transformation. That’s the general reaction to a photo of  Jamaican dancehall artiste Spice which was posted on Instagram on Monday.

The photo of Spice, whose real name is Grace Hamilton, was posted on the popular social media website with the caption, “ Nothing wrong with a fresh start. Mix Tape ready for pre order today on all platform (sic). Pre order yours and tag me”.

What’s alarming about the photo and seems to be the source of much online chatter is Spice’s visible lighter skin tone.

Another point of interest is that the dancehall artiste previously had scores of photos which seemed to have disappeared from the platform.

The photo even attracted the attention of her Love & Hip Hop Co-Star, Estelita Quintero, who seemed as alarmed as other fans as she commented, “Baby” which included the use of two confused face emojis.

The photo which has over 17,000 comments has received mixed reactions with some calling it a publicity stunt, while others were just simply confused.

“Promotion n Marketing at its best,” said Instagram user billionairemag.

“Makeup or bleach? The polls are closing soon,” added an Instagram user.

“So you just going to delete all your pics like we  forgot you were dark skin. Lol,” added another Instagram user.

A source close to Loop Cayman noted that the popular dancehall star turned Love & Hip Hop reality TV show star is expected to drop some new music later this week.

Spice was last in the Cayman Islands in June 2017.

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