Quick Hit: Much needed response to Rick Ross’s rape lyric

Rick Ross recently came under fire for releasing a track that include him drugging a woman with molly and raping a her.

Jamilah Lemieux at EBONY.com responded with this much needed piece about rape culture, silence, and accountability. With the exception of the fat shaming shade she’s throwing at Ross, this article is dead on and a great start to a broader dialogue about rape culture within pop culture spaces like those in hip hop.

“…yes, even the girl who brought the molly and the Magnums to the party can be a victim if she was not able to decide when and how they were used. THIS IS RAPE CULTURE…”

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  1. Posted March 28, 2013 at 1:28 pm | Permalink

    There is an excellent piece from Gradient Lair on the Rick Ross situation:
    http://www.gradientlair.com/post/46450897219/critiquing-hip-hop-rap-with-nuance-silencing-tactic

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