Krip Hop Nation

Audio Interview With Narcel Reedus on Upcoming CA Screening of The Documentary Not Home

Not Home Screens at Abilities Expo LA

Saturday, March 16th 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
West Hall A
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Screening of “Not Home” A Documentary About Kids Living In Nursing Facilities

Presented by Narcel Reedus, Director

It’s “My Time!” Says Cassandra Saunders

Krip-Hop Nation (KHN): Hello Cassandra, tell us about your work and your new single, “My Time”.

Moya Bailey Talks to Krip-Hop Nation About Her Essay, "The ILLEST:Disability As a Metaphor in Hip-Hop Music"

(Also listen to our audio conversation about her essay and more)

Hip Hop music is most often derided for it's homophobic and
misogynistic lyrics with few or any critics examining the way ableism operates in the genre. This article engages several lyrical tropes in hip hop that rely on problematic constructions of disability. Looking at the "left" coast hyphy sound, I examine the use of disability as metaphor for freedom and abandon. This metaphorical use of disability leaves much to be desired for people with actual disabilities.

I write,

Hollywood's Latest Flavor of the Month is Vanilla With A Twist, Krip Vanilla, Again!

Although recently Hollywood has a new thing about sexuality and disability with three recent movies like

Krip-Hop Nation @ University of Washington May 10th & 11th 2013

The ASUW Student Disability Commission and the D Center at the University of Washington presents "Broken Bodies, Brainwash Ph.Ds. PBP: Police Brutality Profiling".

Airing The 411With Shana Williams


Krip-Hop Nation (KHN):  I’ve been dying to get this interview!  We met on MySpace and I heard your music and read your story about your radio career and your disability.  Give us the full picture.


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