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Janelle Monae Speaks Out About Misogyny in Music: 'I Really Only Ever Wanna Hear Women Rapping'

Janelle Monae Speaks Out About Misogyny in Music: 'I Really Only Ever Wanna Hear Women Rapping'

Janelle Monae is getting candid with her feelings about the music industry.

The 34-year-old “Cold War” entertainer posted a series of messages on Twitter (July 3) expressing her frustration with misogyny in music.

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“I really only ever wanna hear women rapping . The amount of misogyny from most of men in rap and music is infuriating . We need to abolish that s–t too,” she wrote.

“Women (black women inparticular) have been betrayed by the majority of men for far too long . The systems that enable Patriarchy and abusers of power are burning . Either bring gasoline or burn with them . Y’all can’t wait to call women every bitch , hoe , discuss violent acts against women, etc for clout in rap, rock, and through out music history. Misogny has NEVER been okay yet it has become normalized. Women didn’t create misogny, y’all did. SO YOU DO THE WORK to ABOLISH IT,” she went on to say.

She recently revealed that filming this movie was very triggering.

Read Janelle Monae’s messages…

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