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 This Female Rap Renaissance is Important
Let me get these annoyances off my mind. Ariana Grande’s finally pushed her culture appropriation to the limit and the Grammy’s disrespected Motown with that J. LO tribute. I get tired of seeing people disrespect Black American culture time and time again. We’re always being gaslighted into accepting this. “iT’S a foRM oF fLAttERy!” “tHErE … Continue reading Where are the Cultural Boundaries!?
Out of every part of Black American culture, our music has definitely proved to be the most profitable. From Rock n' Roll to Hip Hop, Black American music has made a huge mark on American music and music worldwide. That should be a compliment, right? It would be if anti-blackness wasn't prevalent globally. It would … Continue reading Understanding Cultural Appropriation Part 2: Black Music