Posts Tagged ‘a tribe called quest’

A Hierarchy of Date-Rape Jams

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I've been writing a lot about date rape in popular culture lately, particularly in music. Most of my treatment has involved parsing the lyrics of popular songs with rape-scenario undertones: Asher Roth's soft indictment of college date rape; A Tribe Called Quest's anti-date rape, menstruation-joke opus; Slick Rick's anal-themed rape song. [...]

Date Rape Anthem: A Tribe Called Quest’s “The Infamous Date Rape”

Date Rape Anthem: A Tribe Called Quest's "The Infamous Date Rape"
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