• Journal
    Nadia English 1A May 6, 2013 Journal #9 After reading the first paragraph in the story, “From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos” by Joan Morgan, I agreed with her comment that in hip-hop music; women are narrowed down by the lyrics that are found in hip-hop songs. While I continued to read...
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  • Gender Roles
    things” (Women in the Workforce). This battle that women face every day, whether it be discrimination, sexism, or any type of mistreatment, has only just begun and doesn’t seem to be ending anytime soon. Works Cited Morgan, Joan . "From Fly Girls to Bitches and Hos." Rereading America...
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  • Testie
    my Tommy boxers But really though, she a silly ho Cause you know the Fergenstein getting plenty dough She don't get nothin' from a nigga though All she get is hard dick and some Cheerios Kinda silly though, but I'm lyrical Bet I put him in the dirt with the penny loafs No tint though, on my...
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  • essay #2
    so are men that have grown up hearing this music. Joan Morgan, Author of “From Fly-Girls To Bitches And Hos”, states, “Any man who doesn’t truly love himself is incapable of loving us in the healthy way we need to be loved. It’s extremely telling that men who can only see us as “bitches” and “hos...
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  • We Luv Deez Hoez: the Issue of Women and Black Masculinity in Outkast’s Music
    Cambridge). Krims, Adam, 2007: Music and Urban Geography (New York: Routledge). Kubrin, Charis E., 2005: ‘“I See Death Around The Corner”: Nihilism In Rap Music’, Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 48, No. 4, (Winter), pp. 433 - 459 Morgan, Joan, 1995: ‘Fly Girls, Bitches and Hoes: Notes of a Hip...
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  • Letter
    more good looking, that looks are what we should go for. Another way media is used again violence is media. Joan Morgan writes a essay "From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos". Morgan states that sexism and hatred of women appears in rap music and is reflective of a problem in our...
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  • Truth Behind Education
    music normally the song has a story to it. Some more than others but hip hop for example, the lyrics of hip hop are harsh many of them talk about women as sex object and that’s all they are for. Joan Morgan in “From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos” says that “… unfeminist in supporting a music that...
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  • “Art” as a Form of Resistance
    , Nicholas, and Tristan Manco. Graffiti World: Street Art from Five Continents. New York: H.N. Abrams, 2004. Print. King, Martin Luther. "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Cultural Conversations: The Presence of the past. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001. 471-86. Print. Morgan, Joan. "From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos." Cultural Conversations: The Presence of the past. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001. 200-05. Print....
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  • The Two Story Essay
    chick bring me down in a relationship, save it bitch, babysit? You make me sick, Superman ain’t savin’ shit, girl you can jump on Shady’s dick, Straight from the hip, cut to the chase, I tell a mo'fuckin' slut to her face, Play no games, say no names, ever since I broke up with what’s her face? I’m a...
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  • Spirituals Africanized America
    , Rap music talks about the sociopolitical issues of African Americans of these days (R, 2012). In the essay “from fly-girls to bitches, and hos”, Joan Morgan tells her bothas and sistas, “the seemingly impenetrable wall of sexism in rap music is really the complex mask African-Americans often wear...
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  • Money
    Eenie Eenie Eenie Meanie Miney Ho choosen bitches at my show tryin to get you at the mo popin x and smoken doe Eenie Meanie Miney Ho come in here and close the door on the bed or on the floor I'm about to let it go do you solemnly swear to put that bottom in the air and do you promise it will be...
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  • Evolution of Music: Offensive to Women, Yet Acclaimed in Society
    of “From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos” by Joan Morgan. In this excerpt from Which Chickenheads Come Home to Roost…My Life as a Hip-Hop Feminist, Morgan talks about how music started out as a way to show emotion, such as affection for a subject. She then moves on to share about how this...
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  • yolo
    : Kendrick Lamar] Yeah ho, this the finale My pep talk turn into a pep rally Say she from the hood but she live inside in the valley now Vaca'd in Atlanta, then she goin' back to Cali, mmm Got your girl on my line, world on my line The irony, I fuck em at the same damn time She eyeing me like a nigga...
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  • Turn Up
    bottles Bitches and bottles, let's get it started [ Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsty.com/dj-khaled-bitches-bottles-lyrics.html ] [Verse 1: T.I.] I'm turned up till my knob broke say turn down I say nah ho My neck rocking like Balboa, my watch official, it's uncalled for In the same regions on...
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  • Bandz a Make Her Dance
    waiting for my bitch to cash out! Tunechi... Young Moula Baby) [Hook] [Verse 3: 2 Chainz] (2 Chainz!) 2 Chainz, four bracelets Let me see that ass clap, standing ovation (TRU) If yo girl dont swallow kids, man that ho basic Got two bitches wit me: take a shot at one ho, using her friend...
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  • The Use of the Word Bitch in Society
    encountered the word bitch was undoubtedly intended to refer to girls in a negative way. "Going out and getting some bitches" refers to the act of going out to a club or bar, getting drunk, finding a girl there, and taking her home and fooling around or having sex with her. So, in that context...
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  • Effects of Media Violence
    Hurt: Advertising and Violence” and Joan Morgan in “From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos” argue that how a woman’s image of submission is abused and exploited through the media, leaving women disempowered and marginalized. The attached advertisement “Ultimate Attraction” provides evidence about what...
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  • Stephen
    , where the Bitches incite others, particularly Todd to join in. Avalon says, ‘I saw three of Alice’s friends sitting on a bench in the undercover area, scabbing money from people as they walked by’, the mere act of asking for money shows the extortive power of the girls. Then when their attention is...
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  • Romance
    Notes of a Hip Hop feminist Who would think that listening to hip hop music one would be influenced to live, think, and act a certain way? Joan Morgan’s “Fly Girls, bitches, and hoes: Notes of a Hip Hop feminist”, argues that the rampant sexism and machismo in hip hop music is the fault of...
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  • Mermaids: Fantasy or Not?
    found a girl and you're married now. I heard that your dreams came true. Guess she gave you things I didn't give to you. Old friend, why are you so shy? Ain't like you to hold back or hide from the light. I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited But I couldn't stay away, I couldn't fight it...
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