Due to recent controversy surrounding Gucci where they released a sweater (a balaclava to be exact) that resembled the blackface, numerous celebrities have decided to boycott the brand. Dancehall artist Spice is now coming forward to admit that she made a decision to stop buying the brand since 2018.

According to Spice, this decision was made after doing accounting and realizing that she spent millions of Jamaican dollars on the luxury brand.

“I was the first artist this year to come out and say I won’t buy no #Gucci this year and it was part of my New Years resolution,” Spice wrote. “I came to that decision after doing my accounting last year only to realize how much money was dumped into this designer brand alone. This boots is $2,800usd and the bag $2,800usd that’s $5,600usd. Here in Jamaica that’s $728,000 Jmd and trust mi this can buy a car(Fi run taxi).”

Spice continued by saying that it’s time they all started supporting black businesses.

“My thing is it’s us black people that’s spending these hefty sum on these designers and now a “Blackface” sweater made it even worst yup they spat in our face,” the dancehall diva continues. “Most say let’s boycott Gucci but the truth is after a while we go right back just like we forgot about H&M. We need to start supporting “BLACK BUSINESSES” PERIOD.”

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I was the first artist this year to come out and say I won’t buy no #Gucci this year and it was part of my New Years resolution. I came to that decision after doing my accounting last year only to realize how much money was dumped into this designer brand alone. This boots is $2,800usd and the bag $2,800usd that’s $5,600usd . Here in Jamaica that’s $728,000 Jmd and trust mi this can buy a car(Fi run taxi). My thing is it’s us black people that’s spending these hefty sum on these designers and now a “Black face” sweater made it even worst yup they spat in our face. Most say let’s boycott Gucci but the truth is after a while we go right back just like we forgot about H&M. We need to start supporting “BLACK BUSINESSES” PERIOD.

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