The Review: Amaris Star Is A “Dreamer”

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In the universe of hip hop, it has always been a man’s world. From its inception, until the dawn that it sits on currently, hip hop has always been a male dominated, controlled, and celebrated culture. From the graffiti artists, to the breakdancers, emcees to DJ’s and producers, men have owned the genre and culture from the beginning. Yet, while hip hop was still in its infancy stages, hip hop had room for its human counterpart, woman. At the beginning of hip hop, female emcees shined their light and received a lot of critical acclaim and love from the culture. From the days of Roxanne Shante’, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Monie Love, Rage, and Bahamadia; to the more raw and raunchy days of Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, Eve, Remy Ma, Gangsta Boo, Trina and Diamond; hip hop found a corner for women to have some shine in the game.  With flashes of Lauryn Hill, Jean Grae, Rah Digga and others who may have given the female perspective of hip hop credence, the feminine voice of hip hop had be silenced and relegated to either overtly, sexually explicit content or using the male misogyny, dialect or voice to show that she could be as raw and hard core as the men.  Yet, those voices get lost on the phone lines of hip hop, and even with the occasional presence of Nikki Minaj or maybe an up-and-coming Azealia Banks, it seems that good female emcee’s have to play the same roles to get attention. Yet, away from the competitive beefs, gold chains, and materialistic lines that make you seem greater than humanity, maybe there is a sister spitting lyrics about something positive, refreshing, and noteworthy.  Well, insert Amaris Star, a female emcee out of Florida, who’s going against rap’s grain to bring something different to the game, and it’s worth noticing…

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New Music: All Cows Eat Grass Says “I’m In Love”

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New Music: Jasmine Sullivan Drops “Dumb” ft. Meek Mill

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New Music: Jazzy Is On The Come Back With “Boomerang”

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 Check out the latest single from Pop R&B artist Jazzy called “Boomerang (Come Back)”… Always loved her take on R&B

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