Throwback Thursday: Marsha Ambrosius Tackles Homophobia, Bullying & Suicide In Controversial ‘Far Away’ Video

Posted August 23, 2018

It’s been 8 years since the release of Marsha Ambrosius hit ‘Far Away‘ which was pulled from her debut studio album, ‘Late Nights & Early Mornings‘ and today we travel back in time to celebrate this piece of art for ‘Throwback Thursday.’

The songs visual became an instant viral topic of discussion due to the subject matter which dealt with homophobia (specifically in the black community), bullying and suicide. The track and visual were inspired by one of her  own friends who committed suicide, and discusses how it feels once someone she’s loved is gone.

The song went on to be nominated for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Marsha continues to release new music as a solo artist but this will forever be one of our fave tracks and videos. Get in below.

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