i feel that people will criticize Beyonce harder because well … she’s a black woman.
Douglas Rugambwa

Undoubtedly. There’s also a good deal of ingrained sexism in Black cultural traditions, which it seems works its way into how we tend to receive Black art from BW. It also explains to a degree why everyone puts Kendrick in their top 5 lists, but not Rapsody or Jean Grae.

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