Cardi B, Misogyny & Rap Music

Cardi B is an icon. There, I said it. Her ascent to fame has stirred much debate, particularly over the last year. A diamond in the rough placed under extreme pressure in the Bronx, Cardi B has always been about her SHMONEY, and who can blame her? A product of humble beginnings, she admits she was often at odds with her parents, meaning she had to find a way, or make one-and boy, did she ever.

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Dear Men: Women Aren’t Doll Babies

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Chrisette Michele said it best in her song “Porcelain Doll”

If you want to cradle me like a little girl

And lock me down

I’m not your possession

I’m a full grown woman I am not your porcelain doll

You know, time and time again, (especially in the age of social media where people are allowed to express themselves with little to no boundaries), I find out just how much of a patriarchal society this really is. Paternal. Misogynistic. Sexist.

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