To overcome swank, violence, hatred of women: Why Deutschrap helps, sexism

sexism, glorification of violence and flashy types, in thicknesses cars: German Hip-Hop is not necessarily the reputation to be a stronghold of feminist ideas a

To overcome swank, violence, hatred of women: Why Deutschrap helps, sexism

sexism, glorification of violence and flashy types, in thicknesses cars: German Hip-Hop is not necessarily the reputation to be a stronghold of feminist ideas and the equality of rights. At last, however, has rapped a team of artists in the forefront of the men's domain. The former SXTN-front woman Juju, Feuilleton-darling Haiyti or chart-topper Shirin David go the way of the artists like Lady Bitch Ray, have paved. Hop comes Hip-now, get away from the male Chav Image?

rapper today writes books on feminism

Reyhan Şahin in 2007 had turned the tables. As Lady Bitch Ray Bremer woman rapped not only as one of the first women in the German Hip-Hop explicitly about Sex, they travelled through the talk shows and of testosterone world said to the mirror. The many rappers pejoratively used term "Bitch" ("bitch") claimed they also short-hand for yourself. Today, a PhD, a linguist writes books about feminism and focuses on the racism research.

"13 years Ago, I was the Only one, so I got at that time very much Hatespeech, bitch storm, racism, and sexism," recalls Şahin. Although it is difficult for you, what it has caused in the German rap. However, there is today an increasing number of rappers - "fortunately, even those who rap about Sex or emancipatory subjects".

Rap Duo, sexism, showed the middle finger

A development, which is also the Hip-Hop journalist Visa observed Vie. "When I started ten years ago, there were maybe five women who have somehow acts visible in this world," says the scene-expert citizens is contractually Charlotte Mellahn. Also in front of Lady Bitch Ray, you have great respect: "she was alone in the hallway."

It had been with Sabrina Setlur, or Schwesta Ewa, earlier, women in Hip-Hop have been successful, says Mellahn. The "final middle finger in relation to all the sexist thought is" but only in 2015, with the Rap Duo SXTN come: "Because two women came at once and said: "I fuck your mother without a tail". And all thought: "Wow, what happens now?"" After that, a lot more women would dare in their music to live.

Works in a women's Rap at the end just with sexist clichés?

2019 ended up with "Supersize" by Shirin David for the first time, a solo album of a German rapper at # 1 on the Charts. On the Cover, the 25-year-old Youtuberin lolling naked in front of a Pool. It works in the end but only with sexist clichés?

Ex-Gangster rapper Şahin criticized the images of women that convey some of the Actors. So sexist and Patriarchal structures would be strengthened, she says: "Is not, unfortunately, any feminist who stormed the German Hip-Hop Charts." Shirin David himself understands, however, on your way, as a feminist, even before the album release, she wrote on Instagram: "Is present to the right of the own body as to how you want it not to one of the aspects, for the countless generations of women have fought?"

Hip-Hop: In Germany, still of men

dominated Away from such discussions have become established but in the meantime, the rapper on the inside, where the subject is relatively unimportant. "I'm a Rapper. What should I do?", about the Hamburg Haiyti says. In 2018, it has won the Echo critics award. On their new Album "Sui Sui" (publication: 3. July) flowt it casual on fats, Trap-Beats, and specifically to the gender topic.

a new normality is Hip-Hop in Germany, but still a good piece away. In December about the rapper Sookee disillusioned threw in the towel, she wrote in a Facebook Post: "feminism has become a Business." Also, in the eyes of Reyhan Şahin alias Lady Bitch Ray the male-dominated structures in the Rap have not disappeared.

Charlotte Mellahn alias Visa-Vie has also still struggle with sexist comments. Most recently, she focused on her experiences in the ProSieben-post "men's worlds" in the Moderatorenduos Joko & Klaas. However, in comparison to the past, there is now all the same people, the linearized with your solid: "It is much safer, much more relaxed and much aushaltbarer become as a woman in this Rap world." "She has never seen with a mask": a journalist puts Merkel burning question, FOCUS Online/Wochit "she has never seen with a mask": a journalist puts Merkel explosive issue

David Hutzler, dpa
Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 18:26

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