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Hoodrat Feminist TV: Using Videography and Social Media To Express Black-Feminist Thought

Meet Tasneem Nathari, an East Orange, New Jersey Native. She is NOT a rapper. She recently graduated from an art school in New York, called The New School. For her thesis project she put together a mixtape entitled “Channel 69” under the moniker Tazzy Morebuck$.

I came across Nathari via Instagram and loved her authenticity as a girl from the inner city.

Heartbreak and misfortunes while dealing with boys growing up–in addition to watching a single mother hold it down–has now instilled in her a sense of power and understanding when it comes to illustrating her experiences.

A Hip-Hop head herself, the mixtape was in a sense a rebuttal to all the misogynist songs that Black women are subjected to through Hip-Hop, especially the classic ones. She took classic Hip-Hop beats and created a mixtape for her thesis. That is dope as hell to me and I love how creative she is. Above, is the documentary she dropped to supplement the mixtape.

Nathari is also working on Hoodrat Feminist TV, a platform and brand that she is building and I am so excited to see what she releases in the future.

I received my very own package that included a Hoodrat Feminist hoodie, bamboo earrings, a notebook and a USB with her mixtape earlier this year. I will also be dropping an exclusive interview with Nathari this week where she discusses upcoming projects for the summer, her recent graduation and her goals with Hoodrat Feminist TV.

About slausongirl

Slauson Girl is a South Central native who has a love for journalism, history and all things Hip-Hop--currently living in Humboldt County. She holds a B.A in Critical Race & Gender Theory & a Minor in Journalism.

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