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Review - SZA's Z

Review - SZA's Z

April 16th, 2014

In July 2013 indie hip-hop superpower Top Dawg Entertainment announced that they signed singer-songwriter SZA, making her the newest member to the TDE family.

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Back Off

Back Off! - "Caution - Women Standing Strong"

March 12th, 2012

Women's History month is the perfect time to reflect on the fact that many women unapologetically support both Hiphop and feminism. When I teach college courses on language use and identity, I ask all of my students to write the words they hear and use to describe women in their communities and on their campus.

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Say My Name

Film Review - Say My Name

March 11th, 2010

Say My Name (2009) is a documentary that excavates many of the lost voices of women in Hiphop. Directed by Nirit Peled and produced by the production company Mamamess, the film presents a broad look of past, present and future female MCs of Hiphop music in the United States and London.

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