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The first episode of 2023 is a special episode on hip-hop as a cultural space where Black identities can be negotiated and presented. The research project was part of a larger seminar project with the University of Maryland College Park on African/Black Diaspora Studies. The larger project was funded by a grant from the Andrew…
In this podcast L&L, also known as Lauryn and Lauren, review Bree Runway’s latest project. Her album, 2000AND4EVA, was released in 2020 and claims to explore themes of women empowerment and combating colorism. The hosts analyze Bree Runway’s music and message while answering the age-old question; does the album slap?
Bree Runway, born Brenda Wireko Mensah, is a 28 year old musician skilled in both singing and rapping. Originally hailing from Ghana, the artist grew up in Hackney (a borough in London), and quickly developed a love for music. Being a dark-skinned woman, she experienced the harmful effects of colorism first-hand. Constant bullying over the…