Letter to Jatavia Johnson and Caresha Brownlee (The City Girls)

Kyra March
2020
This letter to Jatavia Johnson and Caresha Brownlee (the City Girls) argues that the rap duo's brand, music, and videos are prime examples of Hip Hop and percussive feminism. It also explains how their contributions to the rap industry as Black womxn have inspired other Black womxn to embrace their sexuality, live freely, and disregard politics of respectability. Personal experiences from the author are incorporated to display how the City Girls are empowering and inspiring a new generation of
more » ... new generation of Black womxn and girls. Additionally, critiques from the media and double standards between white and Black womxn in the entertainment industry are also confronted.
doi:10.34718/615a-4q59 fatcat:ov2dnzlsmvf4xdokbjoto66wei