Monthly Archives: May 2005

just in time for xmas

Click here to read my long overdue Feminism & Hip-Hop Conference notes Part 2, from the “Feminism in Hip-Hop” panel starring Tricia Rose, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, and Joan Morgan.

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relatives reading the internet

Mi Familia Esc0bed0, If you are reading this, so is Aunt Josie, and she’s done way worse shit than I ever will. Also, please note she was not born in 1939, she was born in 1962. Sorry! love, julianne. Notes: … Continue reading

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NO MEANS NO

I WILL take a self-revealing risk: If you’d ever had a dude tell you “naw, just playin…” after promising to “beat up” your pussy, or the equivalent, I guarantee you wouldn’t find it defensible, with or without the “bitch.” Let … Continue reading

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RAPID RIC’S EMP PAPER

“Where I’m from, the whole society is based on drugs. It’s like the ghetto in South Houston in that there’s no hope. Either you sell drugs or you’re out of the loop. As a result, way too many people I … Continue reading

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believing my own hype

just filmed segment for culture documentary, where I’m in Jarmusch-type conversation with very awesome internet reporter who I don’t think I’m allowed to name. offered writerly commentary on music, the internet and politics. found myself mid-conversation explaining “hip-hop culture” and… … Continue reading

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daphne brooks NYC alert

Thanks to the girlgroup yahoogroup, the mondo spahnktahnkular Daphne Brooks reads from her new Continuum book on Jeff Buckley’s Grace: Thrs. May 26, 7 pm Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow go! daphne brooks is inspiration and like, my favorite live-paper-reader ever

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hey minneapolans

If you’re not off bestowing gifts upon Britt Barton-Lindsay, you have no excuse but to support hip-hop ladies in yr city at the INtermedia Arts open forum: SATURDAY: Open Forum: Women in the Twin Cities Hip-Hop Scene Saturday, May 21 … Continue reading

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lost in space

I think they have been radiating the water in Portland, as evidenced by Ainu’s new tracks, digging deep in the floppy post-nuclear electro. Bazonkers! Cascadia may secede after all.

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my true calling

GWAN SAY WA WA

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oooh this love is so

I am fully aware of my desire, some say questionable, to bathe in new jack basics, i.e. seven-layer effects and slow jams 23-6–but I think Amerie and Al B. Sure are the same person, or serving the same purpose in … Continue reading

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