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The beat drops Mic chords bind me. When I am talking about people, I am talking about us, like Toni Morrison taught me- I am talking about us. The middle passage Spoon fashioned, semen, blood, urine, dragging.
Akua Naru: The worth of a woman’s story
lostening That would be my definition. Another baby born to a world of shackles Fire crackers, havin flash blacks. I am not singling out hip hop- it is just a microcosm for a larger patriarchal set up.
In hip hop albums there is usually at least one song where the MC focuses on bigging themselves up. I am the oldest of three.
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My mom was a single parent and my grandmother had listenkng lot of influence in raising us too. Imagine how many stories were never told — the violence of that.
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This is important to me because I am a daughter of the Diaspora and that is an important part of hte identity too. I feel like The World is Listening is that track on your first album, but your choice was not to talk about yourself and instead to big up all the other sister MCs.
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If ads still aren't showing, look into tweaking your browser settings so that they start to listneing. I am a child of the African Diaspora. Every subscription supports the running of our service. You have to look this way, you have to be this way- because they know how powerful this music is.
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You can describe the neighbourhood, but the exact address? You are a storyteller, one of our modern day griottes. I think love, like Toni Morrison says, is only as good as the lover. That is the norm for me. Or they were forced into positions where their wings were clipped so that they could not listeniny free. Adblock Click the AdBlock button on the top right of your browser's toolbar and tthe Don't run on pages on this domainand then hit Exclude to finish.
I grew up in church and we had a female pastor, my grandmother ran Sunday school and Vacation Bible School, my aunt was choir director, there was a woman playing the drums.
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Women have been really denied access- even when we have been inside [hip hop], we were denied the right to tell stories without corporate interest saying that we have to engage certain narrative trends to be commercially successful, or to represent ourselves in a certain way. But we forced to tip toe Three-fifths of a human, twofifths cause you woman Abandoned oshun, praying for christ second coming Jiving, shuckin corn, word is bond Used to sing work-songs about being free Now freedom comes wrapped in porn Buying european wigs, italian designers Manolo blahnik, gucci and prada Somebody baby mama Rhyme about the dollar Identity draped in male desire The illusion of free, but we for hire, lost in buying power Wkrld got it made?