2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Uncovering Gender Politics in Rap Business

Friday, March 20
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10A
Austin Convention Center

Achieving success as a woman in the male-dominated arena of hip-hop can be an uphill battle. Judged on appearances more than skill, female artists are often relegated to eye candy instead of the main attraction. But not every dismissed mic mistress meets the same fate. Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, and Azealia Banks are just a few of the lucky ones who are granted access to the winner’s circle. But are these women really what the game’s been missing or just corporate-sponsored stereotypes reincarnated?


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Janee Bolden

Deputy Editor


Janee Bolden is the Deputy Editor of Bossip.com, the premier destination for African American popular culture and entertainment, with a voice that’s edgy, viciously hilarious, politically aware–an...

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