I’ve all the time questioned if Ciara is definitely human, and after seeing her music video for “Rooted,” I am satisfied that she’s not. She’s a goddess amongst mortals. Should you’ve seen the four-minute musical clip, which incorporates vocals from songwriter Ester Dean, then you realize precisely what I am speaking about. The sequence reveals Ciara basking in her Afrocentric glow whereas singing about Black excellence and the great thing about melanin. The video — which was filmed shortly earlier than Ciara and her husband, Russell Wilson, welcomed their son, Win — spotlights her child stomach as she dances higher than I, somebody who’s not pregnant, may ever dream. It additionally options an lovely look by the couple’s 3-year-old daughter, Sienna, in addition to Ciara’s 6-year-old son, Future Zahir Wilburn, whom she shares together with her ex, Future. “Shot this video 2 days earlier than supply, Covid model!” Ciara shared on Instagram.
The video additionally highlights Black households, protestors, and activists who’re preventing for social justice following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Proceeds from the observe will assist fund Grantmakers for Girls of Color, a corporation devoted to investing in the way forward for Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, and Pacific American youth. The clip ends on a message that reads: “To all my younger Rosa’s and Younger Luther’s preserve marching. Do not cease preventing for what you imagine in. To all my Black queens and kings, proceed to plant and unfold seeds of affection, hope and delight in your tribe. Every thing you should survive and thrive is rooted in you. Keep rooted.” Watch the gorgeous visuals above!