Roman and Raymond: Or, Nicki, Usher, and the Gendering of (Black) Genius
· by Robin James · in Ann Powers, Battersby, black, black genius, crossover, Daphne Carr, double standard, feminism, gender, gender and genius, genius, Lindsay Zoladz, nicki minaj, post-genre, race, Roman Reoladed, roman zolanski, Usher
Because I intend, eventually, to weigh in with my own take on Roman Reloaded, I’ve been reading up on all the excellent feminist writing on Nicki Minaj. As I was making my way through the articles/blog posts/etc., the fabulous Ann…
What’s your take on Roman Zolanski? Misogynist? Genius?
· by Robin James · in bitches is my sons, female weezy, feminist, gender, misogynist, nicki minaj, roman zolanski, stupid hoe
Or “Stupid Hoe” is not just stupid I’m still thinking through all that’s going on in Nicki Minaj’s “Stupid Hoe” single/video. It’s complicated. It’s REALLY complicated. I don’t think anyone can rigorously analyze the piece and give a uniformly, one-sidedly…