From civil rights to suffrage, from slavery to sexual exploitation, from royalty to inferiority, from the Motherland to the Founding Fathers, from strength to invisibility – Black Women have felt the pain. I dare say that the Black Women can empathize with the pain of every other race and gender in ways that every other race and gender cannot relate to them. How is that? They’ve been dealt harsh of blows from all angles.
Bronx-born Jennifer Lopez put a hint of house music back on the map with “On the Floor” in 2011. The song is an infusion of dance-pop, electropop and electro-house. “On the Floor” samples the 1989 song, “Lambada” by Kaoma, a multinational French pop group. Koama’s members were from Guadeloupe, Brazil, and Martinique.
Let me cut to the chase. Hip hop has taken over the world and the last 4 decades (approx.)! We are working on gaining access to global hip hop, from the birthplace of hip hop (1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the West Bronx) and beyond! We are working hard in the hopes of bringing original photography, interviews and more!