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Morning Song – Ain’t Nuthin’ But A She Thang

March 15, 2016

At the peak of the testosterone-fueled East Coast-West Coast hip-hop rivalry in the mid-1990s, Salt ‘n’ Pepa dropped “Ain’t Nuthin’ But A She Thang”, an estrogen-laden single putting all the menfolk in check.

Unapologetically Black, unashamedly womanist, “Ain’t Nuthin’ But A She Thang” took on sexism, pay inequality, sexual harassment, rape and equal rights with a lyrical flow and a righteous beat.

We’ve come a long way, and, baby, that’s a fact;
Let’s keep moving forward, girls, never look back;
Fight for your rights, stand up and be heard,
You’re just as good as any man, believe that, word
….

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