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Since Hip Hop’s formation, Blackness and Indigeneity have intersected in interesting but previously unacknowledged ways. For instance, the use of the name Pow Wow by a member of the Soul Sonic Force and his wearing a headdress—a stereotype of Indigenous people, produced by Europeans. As Indigenous people have re-emerged in the public consciousness globally, Indigenous Hip Hop artists have been on forefront in asserting Indigenous peoples’ humanity through the cultural power of Hip Hop. And yet, even as Hip Hop Studies scholarship has gone global, or, to paraphrase Jeff Chang’s (2007) proclamation, “It’s a Hip Hop world,” the study of Indigeneity in Hip Hop culture, and how it intersects with blackness, has not been afforded the same attention.
Under contract with Sense Publishers, we would like to invite you to submit an essay for this innovative edited book that analyzes broadly the intersections of Hip-Hop…
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This is a ~16 minute podcast entitled “Conversations.” In this piece, we compare South African femcees thematically to African American femcees. We also discuss how femcees construct their womanhood in ways that are conforming and controversial, and how they sometimes present certain masculinities in order to uplift and give power to their construction of womanhood.
This rap tells the transition of both South African Hip Hop as well as U.S. Hip Hop, and how different cultures are influenced by one another.
In this podcast, the topic of Police Brutality and Apartheid laws will be discussed by JQ and Zay, Live in 351!