M.I.A. – Bad Girls

M.I.A. provides us with an updated version of Bad Girls.  For the original version, click here.

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Does Rap Perpetuate Racial Inferiority Myths?

“It is imperative that we ask the question: does the commercial Hip-Hop that is constantly pumped on the radio refute the myth or help to perpetuate it?”

This is the question that TRUTH Minista Paul Scott poses in his recent piece, “Iz Blak Peeple Stoopid: Rap and the Racial Inferiority Myth.”  In his article, Scott discuss how the media uses hip-hop as a medium as a way to perpetuate the myth that blacks are intellectually inferior.  He goes on to state that some hip-hop and rap artists help to further perpetuate this myth.  In the arena of music, Scott argues that the first step is to petition media outlets such as music-centered tv channels and radio stations to play music that doesn’t feed into racial stereotypes about blacks.

Head on over to Allhiphop.com to read the article.

Do you agree with Scott’s views?

Madonna Previews “Give Me All Your Luvin” Featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.

Check out the preview to Madonna’s newest release featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.  The song will be available on iTunes on February 3 with the video premiering on YouTube on February 4th at 9 a.m. EST.  As you may already know, Madonna will be performing during the Superbowl with Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.  Cee-lo Green and LMFAO are rumored to be performing as well.

Are you feeling this collaboration?