Ep 3: The rise of the Nice Guy rapper

This is not a Drake podcast

07-07-2020 • 44 mins

This episode contains explicit lyrics. Hip-hop feminists took the alpha male rapper and his critics to task in the 90s and 2000’s. Guest host Anupa Mistry finds out why. She goes on a journey with three Black women, to see how Drake's Nice Guy persona reveals the complexity of gender in hip-hop. Some scholars and artists mentioned in this episode: Treva Lindsey, Jenessa Williams, Sydanie (Featuring her 2018 song "Flirt"), Joan Morgan, Rihanna, LL Cool J. For transcripts of this series, please visit: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/this-is-not-a-drake-podcast-transcripts-listen-1.6747671
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