Tag Archives: rap

Guy listens exclusively to female rappers for a month, writes smart stuff about it

Tweet Ladies in hip hop has been a theme around here recently, with award-winning journalist and Jay-Z inspiration Elizabeth Mendez Berry interviewed for the lastest Feministing Five and the recent Nikki Minaj themed Wednesday Weigh-In. Female rappers tend to be singled out as a group in general more for political than musical reasons. Like women [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Beef, respect, and male crews edition

Tweet Nikki Minaj has been occupying headlines all week since she pulled out of the Hot 97 Summer Jam festival after a DJ went on stage and called her single “Starships” “bullshit” and “not real hip-hop” just hours before Minaj was set to hit the stage. Soon after the comments, Minaj’s mentor and Young Money [...]
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For What’s It Worth: Misnomer(S) Break Down Hip-Hop Stereotypes

Tweet Pic Via. Earlier this week, I went to check out Bondfire, a monthly New York underground hip-hop showcase created and hosted by always entertaining TastyKeish and Bronx Uber Villian. Though the crowd was overwhelmingly male, there were some fierce women in the building, a couple of ladies were doing live painting, and some were blessing [...]
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