Defamation cases against women speaking up about sexual violence is a growing trend around the world. The music industry has always had its share of sexism and machismo as other disciplines within the arts. Nowadays there are many female musicians who use their voices to change these old structures and ways of thinking. The narratives … Continue reading #SolidarityNotSilence
Awkword is the creator of 2014’s World View, the first ever 100% for-charity global hip hop project. I hit the man up for some questions about the legendary album, his upcoming single and his activism.
“1 out of every 6 women in America has been a victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.” This is the quote that starts Drea’s new music video. The visuals follow Drea, with blackest of backgrounds, as she sings her way through a terrifyingly personal song. The piece is Drea’s way of … Continue reading A Protest Music Interview: Drea