Tag Archives: Nicki Minaj
Quick hit: Nicki Minaj endorses Mitt Romney? Also, Bonita Applebum dismisses claims of putting anybody on.
By Syreeta | Published: September 4, 2012
Tweet Sometimes, rap lyrics are clear. Other times they’re just oblique disses drawing from zeitgeist. Many times they’re persona pieces, a metafictional voice that is easily conflated with the actual identity of the MC who spits them. But I’m going to go out on a limb here and say this: NICKI MINAJ IS NOT ENDORSING [...]
By Samhita | Published: July 9, 2012
TweetNicki Minaj gives us some straight talk about double standards in the music industry. There is a lot of room for feminist critique around Nicki Minaj’s creative, visual or verbal choices–but I lay off intense scrutiny because she is the only woman in popular hip-hop. That doesn’t mean those critiques aren’t valid, or I don’t [...]
By Rose | Published: August 16, 2010
TweetLately, I have been in a musical rut. It seems like a lot of singles released by women these days is chiefly concerned with one subject, and one subject alone: relationships with men. One indicator of this is the content of the top 20 songs sung or rapped by women on the Billboard.com. With titles [...]