Satomaa Hopes to Normalize Queer Representation in Hip-Hop With 'Zero Degrees' Video: Watch

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Amma Fordjour, also known as Satomaa, is ready to make a big statement with her latest music video, “Zero Degrees."

The 22-year old Phoenix, Ariz.-native is using it as a vessel to officially come out to her parents and family in Ghana. She tells Billboard that the song is about a past lover (“female, of course").

The video combines a few of Satomaa’s favorite things: her friends and her artwork. The clip centers on six of her friends, all queer students of color who she met at her alma mater, University of Redlands.

"This video was made to normalize the representation of queer couples in R&B and hip-hop music,” the singer tells Billboard. "I am a passionate person and I love to release my emotions through art and music, so this music video allowed me to do both."

Aside from singing and rapping, Fordjour is a visual artist. Not only does she draw her own album artwork, but her work has been noticed by the likes of Khalid and SZA.

Check out the video for “Zero Degrees,” premiering today (Jan. 22), below.


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