Lady Leshurr looks like a picture of happiness as she goes to work at BBC Radio 1Xtra

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She had a busy year in 2020, participating in the annual series Dancing On Ice.

And Lady Leshurr proved on Saturday that her hectic work schedule is still going strong when she arrived at the Broadcasting House in London to appear on Radio 1Xtra.

The 32-year-old rapper entered BBC headquarters to join Annie Mac on Radio 1’s Future Sounds show.

Hectic work schedule: Lady Leshurr beamed when she arrived at the Broadcasting House in London on Saturday to appear on Radio 1Xtra

Hectic work schedule: Lady Leshurr beamed when she arrived at the Broadcasting House in London on Saturday to appear on Radio 1Xtra

Lady kept it casual in a black tracksuit and Balenciaga sneakers.

She was wearing minimal makeup and her dark brown locks tumbled into neat curls as she smiled at the camera.

Despite being cheerful, Lady recently opened up about the discrimination she has faced based on the color of her skin.

In February she has claimed she had been mistreated and mentioned a derogatory slur by an airport guard.

Positive vibes: The 32-year-old rapper kept things casual in a black tracksuit and Balenciaga trainers as she entered BBC headquarters to join Annie Mac on Radio 1's Future Sounds show

Positive vibes: The 32-year-old rapper kept things casual in a black tracksuit and Balenciaga trainers as she entered BBC headquarters to join Annie Mac on Radio 1's Future Sounds show

Positive vibes: The 32-year-old rapper kept things casual in a black tracksuit and Balenciaga trainers as she entered BBC headquarters to join Annie Mac on Radio 1’s Future Sounds show

The former Dancing On Ice contestant said she “ didn’t even know she was black, ” until she grew up finding people treating her differently.

She also said she has to “work ten times harder” as a black woman, but said, “If I have a no, I will turn that into a yes.”

Speaking of her shocking airport incident in Spain in 2016, she said The mirror: ‘I went back home from a show, I went to the Duty Free stores and asked where the perfumes were.

‘I heard the guard say,’ perra negra ‘- black b ****. I asked, “ Did you just call me …? ”

He got defensive. Then he took his handcuffs, and then I resisted because I thought, “ What are you doing? “There were people filming everywhere, there were a lot of English, it was very embarrassing and aggressive. ‘

According to the rapper, airport security tried to remove her handcuffs, but when they didn’t open, the security guard hit her arms, leaving cuts on her skin.

She was then taken to a separate room where she was questioned by other staff and treated as ‘a criminal’.

Amid allegations from security about her behavior, she insisted that they view CCTV footage to prove her innocence.

Shocking: Despite being cheerful, Lady recently opened up about the discrimination she's faced based on the color of her skin

Shocking: Despite being cheerful, Lady recently opened up about the discrimination she's faced based on the color of her skin

Shocking: Despite being cheerful, Lady recently opened up about the discrimination she’s faced based on the color of her skin

However, when they witnessed the video, they did not apologize or even look at her but pointed to the door.

Lady admitted that you cannot replicate the emotions she was experiencing at the time because she felt pain, hurt, and anger.

To make matters worse, she was preparing to board her flight when she reunited with her boyfriend, but the couple were rejected by the staff after being labeled as ‘disruptive’.

With limited options, Lady had to spend the night at the airport and wait for a new flight.

The lyricist, who grew up in Solihull in the West Midlands, said she never suffered racial discrimination as a child but had to work “ ten times harder ” as an adult.

However, her struggles have motivated her career and now she always turns negatives into positives, adding, ‘Every time I have a no, I turn that into a yes.’

Lady opened up about her experiences in an effort to promote the Black Lives Matter movement after George Floyd’s death in 2020, sparking global outrage over the treatment of black citizens and police brutality.

She also praised footballer Marcus Rashford for using his platform to denounce racism on social media.

Fair: In February, she claimed she had been assaulted by an airport security guard, saying she 'didn't even know she was black' until she grew up and found people treating her differently

Fair: In February, she claimed she had been assaulted by an airport security guard, saying she 'didn't even know she was black' until she grew up and found people treating her differently

Fair: In February, she claimed she had been assaulted by an airport security guard, saying she ‘didn’t even know she was black’ until she grew up and found people treating her differently