Posts Tagged ‘rap’

Meet “Maryland’s First Bisexual Porn Star Rapper”

Hip-hop moguls have a long tradition of multitasking: Over the years, rappers have doubled as actors, restaurateurs, clothing designers, videographers, and snack promoters. But local rapper Imani the Misfit is pretty sure he's charting new territory, as far as side-projects go: He bills himself as “Maryland’s First Bisexual Porn Star Rapper.”

Wale: Gay People “Functioning Human Beings”

D.C.-based rapper Wale, after dropping out of, then rejoining, D.C. Black Pride, provides his thoughts on homophobia: "It's one of those situations where like, it might have been hard to understand like ten years ago. But it's 2010 . . . There's gay people that are like heads of companies,you know just like functioning human [...]

Rap Sex Euphemism: “Stanky Leg”

The cataloging of sexual euphemisms in rap songs continues. This time:

Rap Sex Euphemism: Sushi

The cataloging of sexual euphemisms in rap songs continues. This time:

Nicki Minaj and Hip-Hop’s Lesbian Quarantine: The Threesome

Usher's latest single, "Lil' Freak," is an ode to arranging a ménage à trois. Helping to schedule the girl-on-boy-on-girl arrangement is hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj. In the song, Usher informs Minaj of a prerequisite to sleeping with him: "You go get some girls, bring them to me." She does.
This is not the first track [...]

Lil Wayne and Mack Maine Will Demean Every Girl In the World

Lil Wayne Feat Young Money – Every Girl / NEWby PeteRock
When I wrote my piece parsing the feminist and misogynist undertones in the works of Lil Wayne, I overlooked one verse from "We Like Her," Wayne's ode to wanting to "fuck every girl in the world":

The Christian Side-Hug: “Front Hugs Be Too Sinful”

Attention, Christian kids: If you like not having sex, not speaking the Lord's name in vain, and not being gay, then you'll love the newest trend in policing typical adolescent behaviors in the name of God. It's called the The Christian Side-Hug, and it's here to help the devout avoid the temptation of full frontal [...]

The Life of a Snoop Dogg Video Vixen

As hip-hop booty model memoirist Karrine Steffans can surely tell you, life ain't easy for a video vixen. She's oversexed, underpaid, and generally under-appreciated for her services: basically, "sprawling undressed over a luxury car while a rapper is saying lewd things about her." That goes doubly true for the dozens of ladies [...]

Lil Wayne: Feminist or Misogynist?

Lil Wayne has emerged as an interesting figure for feminist critique. As a rapper, Wayne peppers his lyrics with "pussy" and "no homo." As a public figure, he has reluctantly helped to raise awareness about sexual assault against males and growing up with an absent father. And Wayne's lyrics, as misogynist as they are, are [...]

Rap Sex Euphemism: Gucci Mane’s Gyros, Egg Rolls, and Tacos

Cataloguing the sexual euphemisms of rap music is one of my favorite pastimes. So when a commenter requested that I parse Gucci Mane's lyrics for hidden sexual undertones, I was happy to attempt to smoke out some hidden naughty bits in the rapper's contribution to Young Problemz' "Boi" (Mane weighs in at the 2:55 mark).
Perhaps [...]