Sex, Power, And Punanny
So listen up all the ladies, nubian queens,
black princesses, african goddesses, choir girls,
young girls, models,
skeezas, bitches, hos, playettes, dykes, divas,
house wives, gold diggers,
sac chasers, cum guzzlers, chicken heads, crack
heads, baller bitches,
shake dancers and boosters.
Say what you want, we're all one in the same.
No matter what they call you, or you call your-
There's only 3 rules in this game:
keep your nappy-ass hair done, do your mother
and whenever you lay on your back, make sure
your paper is stacked.
—”Intro” by Sommore, Trina's Diamond Princess
In mid-December 1992, Dr. Dre's The Chronic dropped. Snoop Dogg with his southern drawl reminded me of home—St. Louis—before names like Nellyville and The Lou caught on. St. Louis has a markedly southern-derived black culture thanks to the black migration from the rural South to cities up north in search of better lives and jobs. My maternal side of the family was living