Every since Amara La Negra stepped on the reality TV scene controversy has surrounded her for simply being who she is — an Afro-Latina woman trying to make it in an industry that has a specific ideal of what a Latina singer should look like.

After being told to change her look by fellow Love & Hip-Hop Miami co-star Young Hollywood who essentially told her she looked too Black, Amara then had to defend the discrimination she receives as a dark-skinned Latina woman when she appeared on The Breakfast Club. Since then, the conversation surrounding Afrolatinidad has heightened greatly, so when the Dominican artist stopped by our studio we asked her what she thought about the reaction to that infamous interview with Charlamagne and DJ Envy — and the death threats Young Hollywood received for the things he said to her. Here’s what she told us.

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