3 months ago
She may not be Australian but damn does she represent what we’re asking for here. “New Yorker Destiny Frasqueri aka Princess Nokia is the radical intersectional feminist who is taking on the rap brotherhood. She talks about gentrification, male domination, her love of riot grrrl – and why the music industry is like the devil” in her music.
She currently occupies a unique and enviable place in pop music: a fiercely independent female rapper with a radical intersectional feminist agenda and burgeoning following, who has garnered praise everywhere from the world of fashion – she has modelled for Calvin Klein – to the music press and the serious socio-political blogs. “The only way you can make something work is really by being your most unique self and having a lane, and there’s no one in my lane,” she says. “Not until a sweet 17-year-old girl comes out of high school and does the same thing I do and I’ve paved the way for her. That’s important and I want that.” #