Rosa Clemente Blasts Rapper Rick Ross.. Calls on Hip Hop to Say ‘No’ to Rape Culture

Posted: March 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Rick Ross promotes date rape?? Shaking my head!

Davey D's Hip Hop Corner

Rick Ross brownIn recent days a lot has happened that has kept the issue of rape and rape culture in the forefront.. It ranges from two female social commentators/ bloggers Zerlina Maxwell and Adria Richards being threatened with rape after speaking out against sexual assault and inappropriate sexist jokes to massive rapes in the military to recent fights and resistance that proceeded the passing of the Violence Against Women Act..

Most recently its come in the form of former law enforcement officer turned rapper Rick Ross, kicking lyrics in a new song that advocates date rape…. At a time where one out of three women globally are sexually assaulted and almost half of Black and Brown women in the US being sexually assaulted, Ross’s words are beyond wack. They’re dangerous, irresponsible and reflective of a corporate business culture that has hijacked cultural expression to plant seeds of poison.

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  1. We need call out these sorts of lyrics whenever they appear. As you point out, our own sisters, mothers and friends are more likely to being assaulted than anyone else. I’m glad people are standing up and saying NO. Nice work Lee.

  2. Ah, just realised you reblogged. Thanks for sharing anyway.

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