This Female Rap Renaissance is Important

We are witnessing an important moment in music and Black American culture: The Black female rap renaissance. For decades, there could only be few Black female rappers around at a time. Most of them didn’t get the recognition they deserved and were held back by the misogyny in hip hop. Seeing all of these talented... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Black Women’s History Month: Black Fashion Icons

    Everyday is a celebration of Black women for me. But, since April is Black Women's History Month: I'll be posting many blog posts celebrating Black women. This week's post celebrates Black fashion icons.   Lil Kim- “The first rap bitch to rock Chanel,” sums it up. One of the first female rappers to... Continue Reading →

What Janelle Monáe means to Me

Janelle Monáe is an inspiration for me. From her defiant lyrics to her thought-provoking style, I love Janelle Monáe. Since the beginning of her career, Janelle has been all about being unapologetic. She is unapologetically queer, unapologetically feminist, and unapologetically carefree. Janelle is a multi-talented artist. Everything about Janelle inspires me.  I started listening to... Continue Reading →

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