Betty Davis should be in there, plain and simple. She was the innovator of the merging of funk and hard rock. Without her there would be no Prince, Living Color, Rage Against the Machine, Korn or Lenny Kravitz. The Runaways made a big deal of being rough and explicit in their sex appeal, but the good Sista Davis had already been there for years. This is typical, really; black innovators don't get respect.
Madonna supposedly was the first rock icon using outrageous imagery - and sex -…Continue
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The media has been teasing us about the business of celebrating women in rock. Rolling Stone honors women in rock and you get spreads of artists like Brittany Spears and Madonna. And when it comes to black women in rock....Well, if you're in the loop enough to be…Continue
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