Also, talk to any of the young kids consuming music and art outside of the mainstream gaze; you might be surprised to learn who is innovating out here. The writer could’ve done a perfectly fine profile of the young artist without throwing “other rappers” under the bus.
And the article reads like Jimothy — who is described as having parents of Spanish and Caribbean origin — is some oddity to be examined. Someone being a unicorn doesn’t mean they are the only one innovating on any level.
Do you know who else wasn’t like their peers? Ren & Tin THE HIP HOP DALMATIANS from “Brown Sugar.”
“While The Times has a more diverse workforce than the broader industry, we are not immune from the effects: coverage that remains rooted in white perspectives, from characterizations and discussions of race to notions of what’s newsworthy,” acknowledged the report’s authors.
Mayo Mishaps: YesJulz Compares Outkast & EarthGang, Twitter Shoves Becky Blowhard Out The Paint
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People still take YesJulz opinion as some sort of standard for a culture that she don’t represent?— Rik Bishcoff (@Rik_FIair) September 11, 2019
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Wow yesjulz trash take inspired a plethora of other trash takes— Big Jerm (@bigjerm412) September 11, 2019
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Okay now that Nicki Minaj retired in disgrace it’s time to get to work on Yes Julz— davis (@Davis_af) September 11, 2019
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YesJulz is an idiot.— PISTON FRANK (@EazyRok) September 11, 2019
if Big Boi wasn’t in OutKast I’m not even sure y’all would have OutKast albums.
3K ain’t dropped nothing solo!NOTHING and gets allllll the praises by casual fans for what? A couple features?
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You said it not us stop being the girl that cries wolf. “OMG everyone’s attacking” head ass. You say dumb ish and you get put in your place. STOP SPEAKING ON OUR CULTURE.— OVO T (@MikeT304) September 10, 2019
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Y'all let YesJulz get y'all angry again? Couldn't be me. pic.twitter.com/W9ipJbHxXY— JMYChi (@JMYChi) September 11, 2019
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YesJulz is dance captain of the Habitual Line Steppers https://t.co/LcmrTfcFIn— Dart_Adams (@Dart_Adams) September 11, 2019
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We’re not cyber bullying hard enough if yesjulz is still out here getting tweets off— mainasara (@POP_DK36) September 10, 2019
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Then you could’ve said “they reminded me of Andre” not “they sound like OutKast with two andre’s” you’re the girl that cries wolf. That was shady of you and being a public figure you knew exactly the way to word it to get a reaction out of people— OVO T (@MikeT304) September 10, 2019
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EARTHGANG is fire, but Big Boi and Andre are the only OutKast of all generations pic.twitter.com/YItoh2tKsO— Thang the Thonquer (@kidvulcan84) September 10, 2019
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Your opinion holds zero weight in black culture. You're just a fucking guest.— Excessively and Openly Black 🧁 (@MzYummyDread) September 11, 2019
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