Tag: Hip Hop

Dio Ganhdih Makes Queer Indigenous Rap

I rep the Iroquois nations / For the next seven generations – Dio Ganhdih Dio Ganhdih’s Indigenous Lyricist is an anthem for aboriginal artists. This Native American artist is taking the music scene by storm. She got her start as a preteen by writing lyrics in her journal, and really took off…

Taking the Rap for Homophobia

For many years it seemed hip hop was dominated by macho, gay-hating artists. There was no place for alternative sexual identities. Thanks to a more diverse range of artists working in the genre, that seems to be changing now. Macklemore, Angel Haze, SIYA and Frank Ocean are part of the…