Instructions: Please read Tricia Rose’s “Bad Sistas: Black Women Rappers and Sexual Politics in Rap Music” AND Pauline Oliveros’s “And Don’t Call them Lady Composers.” You are welcome to form reading groups to talk through the articles, but please write your own answers to the following questions.
Your answers to the following questions should total between 600-1000 words. You will be graded on spelling and grammar. Feel free to cite the assigned articles in your responses, but please use citations (author, page number) (e.g. Rose, 42).
You will be graded based on how thorough and considered your answers are. These articles deal with sensitive issues regarding race, class, and gender, please be respectful in your responses.