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Exploitation of Women in the Rap Industry

An informative 15 minute documentary on the exploitation of women in music videos in these past few decades.

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November 19, 2013 · 4:52 pm

Lily Allen’s ‘Hard Out Here’ mocks the objectification of women in the music industry

Lily Allen’s music video for the new single ‘Hard Out Here’ is sparking much debate, bringing to relevance the issue of women being objectified in the music industry once again.

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November 19, 2013 · 4:49 am

Drake Says Lyrics are “Fun” and “Whit” Do You Agree?

Hip-hop star Drake tells Katie Couric about the fine line between lyrics that are demeaning to women and music that is fun and witty. “It’s all about how you say it and how you deliver the product,” he said.

Most of his fans disagree. Don’t believe me. Check out the comments of the video @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boloHgCmVNQ

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It’s all fun and whit when your not butt of the joke…..or lyric in this case. Watch Drake’s “Practice” video to determine if it’s fun or witty? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jcaIwtVDIo

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November 18, 2013 · 6:38 am

Tricia Rose Calls it Like She Sees It!

Professor Tricia Rose says Hip Hop images exploits women.

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November 18, 2013 · 6:28 am

Women Objectifying Women

Rihanna’s Pour it up” video is offensive, degrading and objectifies women. In her video, Rihanna was dressed in provocative clothing and is seen as a stripper dancing on poles with other women.

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These were some of the few comments posted on the official RihannaVevo page by furious fans in response to the explicit version of her latest video “Pour It Up”:

“Did we really go through years of fighting for women rights, showing that we aren’t sexual objects, only for people like Rihanna to throw it back into history’s face? This generation is doomed with so called ‘role modes’ like her.” —Beckie A******

“I don’t see the fascination with being a piece of meat. Is that not what began the women’s rights movement?” —Gina F******

“All i can think about is the little girls and weak women who will imitate this. really sad. why is she doing this?” —Faith B*****

rihanna-pour-it-upThe content of this article can be found: http://thefeministwire.com/2013/10/sound-off-black-women-writers-respond-to-rihannas-pour-it-up/

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November 11, 2013 · 9:50 pm

Women are People NOT Sex Objects!

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November 5, 2013 · 6:48 pm