Tag Archives: Hip Hop

Feministing Jamz: Listen to this awesome cover of Lorde’s “Royals”

Tweet If you remember, Vero’s post about the Grammy award-winning song “Royals” kinda blew up the Interwebs by pointing out the cognitive flaw in Lorde’s cultural critique of music, youth, and consumer culture. Vero rightly pointed out something that didn’t sit well with me either. The concern I shared with Vero was that while the lyrics [...]
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Feministing Jamz: Jam of the week – Vengo by Ana Tijoux

Tweet I was SO UNBELIEVABLY HAPPY to see this week that French-Chilean MC and fierce-ass woman Ana Tijoux is BACK! Tweet
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It’s time for black men to stop building culture around the destruction of black women

Tweet Yesterday, I watched my friends Marc Lamont Hill and Brittney Cooper do this HuffPost Live segment entitled “Do ‘Hood Sites’ Normalize Black Stereotypes?” The conversation was mostly about the infamous WorldStarHipHop.com and their penchant for posting videos of black youth engaged in violence toward one another. These videos generate thousands upon thousands of hits, are [...]
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Explicit Content: A brief intro to Trap Feminism

TweetAmong other things, I’ve identified as a hip hop feminist. The term does the job of expressing my engagement in a culture of commodified blackness. I’ve also talked here about how hood feminism resonated with me. But neither term truly speaks to my inner feminist hoochie; nor explains the complex, sex-positive, financially ambitious, and self-affirming components of my [...]
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Support the Colored Girls Hustle Hard mixtape!

Tweet Are you interested in supporting women of color making dope and affirming music? OF COURSE YOU ARE! Tweet
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