Sunday, December 18, 2011

The Emerging Masculinities Mixtape

A mixtape of artists that are opening space for emerging masculinities within Hip Hop. Click on the links to the right to begin reading the project. Please note that all artist that appear below were not reviewed in the the project.

Challenging Gangsta rap Masculine Hegemony

Lil' B-"Birth of Rap (B. O. R.)

B.o.B-"Generation Lost"

Lupe Fiasco-"Daydreamin' "

Challenging Consumer Culture

Kanye West-"Diamonds From Sierra Leone"

Kanye West-"All Falls Down"

Kendrick Lamar-"Vanity Slave, pt II"

Sexuality and Heterosexual Relationships

Wale-"Family Affair"

J. Cole-"Lost Ones"

...and you don't stop. 

Kid Cudi-"Day N' Night"

Childish Gambino-"Freaks and Geeks"

Tyler The Creator-"Yonkers"


Chiddy Bang-"Opposite of Adults"