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RAPSODY TALKS ABOUT BEING PUT ON A PEDESTAL

Jemele Hill interviewed Rapsody on her Unbothered podcast. They spoke about how the media/fans compare female rappers and how they put Rapsody on a pedestal in order to down other female rappers.



I spoke about female rappers being allowed to exist in their own lanes on "Female Rap Will Not Survive With One Queen". Comparison is not really the problem when it comes to female rap because

Rapsody speaks to Jemele about being put on a pedastal.

that is what the genre is built around; comparing rhymes, flows, style, etc. The problem is that with women, others don't compare as much as eliminate. If you are not the BEST in female rap then you don't exist.


I like that Rapsody is self-aware enough to know that she is being used as a weapon against other female rappers. Guys love giving certain women props on Twitter, but often that is as far as it goes. That is because they are not really giving props, they are really trying to diss another female rapper.



You can listen to the full interview on Spotify.


 

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Bri
Bri
16 thg 2, 2020

@Karen, I couldn't have said it any better.

Thích

@Karen thank you for putting it in such a clear manner! I've been eyeing her for a minute and I couldn't put it in words. I can't stand the it's "room for all" only after your shit ain't selling like you thought it would.

Thích

Karen Burgess
Karen Burgess
16 thg 2, 2020

Thanks Yaya! I think you did a write up a few weeks back talking about rappers/black artist supporting black media especially black women in media. It seems they are following your advice

Thích

Thank you she had zero problems when the comparisons were being made. Unfortunately all that running of the mouth and tweeting did not equate to album sales. I never took the praises seriously cause I know she was used as nothing more than a way to make girls inferior to her not taking away from the fact that she is talented. I don’t know am just not drawn to rhapsody music if just doesn’t do anything for me. I always give her the side eye cause she praises cardi but talks about writing and respecting the craft.

Thích

N/A
N/A
16 thg 2, 2020

I personally have not gotten into Rapsody. I keep hearing she is lyrical, & I love that type of shit. But it was one song I was trying to listen to and I did not like the way she enunciated or lack there of. So I stopped listening.

Thích
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