While talking about the positivity exhibited by black people especially those on the African continent, RX Radio presenter James Onen aka Fatboy said that perhaps it is because of the Black Don't Crack phenomenon which means that blacks don't age as fast as people of other races.
Identified as the methuselah gene, Daniel Omara, the co-host of the Fatboy show notified that the gene makes black people look better as they age than their white or Asian counterparts.
He went on to say that he believed the reality of the Black Don't Crack Phenomenon after he witnessed it on some women in the Film Industry.
“This whole Balck Don't Crack thing, I used to think it was a joke until I started looking at some women in the Film Industry such as Cleoptra Koheirwe, Nana Kagga who might be clocking 45 annoyingly. On average, you look at her and think, I’d go there, I'd walk in that direction, but these are women over 40 years old but the methuselah gene is doing wonders,” Daniel said.
Fatboy in addition voiced that if blacks are feeling low, knowing that Black Don't Crack can be a source of motivation. However, he also thought it wise for one to find satisfaction in accomplishments made than their methuselah gene.
Daniel Omara continued that black people too have to mind about what they consume than their appearances to save themselves from deaths resulting from malfunctioning organs.
Fatboy also added that, “Isn't it ironic for all this talk that Black Don't Crack and how we don't age quickly and still our life expectancy is shorter than that of other countries. In Japan, they’ll be as wrinkled as prunes when they get old but they can live upto 100 years. You, the Ugandan,you're going to die with your smooth and plump skin at 45 and your smooth skin wouldn't have helped you.”
The Fatboy show is hosted by James Onen aka Fatboy, Olive and Sarah every weekday from 6am to 10am on RX Radio.