Feminist Current

Ladies first: Representing women in hip-hop with Glennisha Morgan

| December 27, 2012

Podcast




Artist: Feminist Current
Title: Feminist Current - Female emcees - RABBLE - Dec 28 2012
Year: 2012
Length: 0:30:12 minutes (27.65 MB)
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Ladies first: Representing women in hip-hop with Glennisha Morgan

Rolling Stone magazine recently came out with a list of the 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time, which included only three female-fronted tracks. With so many great female emcees out there, why are women so underrepresented in hip-hop and how can we change that?

Meghan Murphy speaks with Glennisha Morgan, a multimedia journalist, photographer and filmmaker who runs Fembassy, a blog site that is dedicated to female emcees and women in hip-hop. She is currently working on a documentary about female MCs called Turn Me Up. Support her project at Indiegogo.

*Warning: there is explicit language in some of the music featured in this episode

 

For more on Feminist Current, visit us online: www.feministcurrent.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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