Nitty Scott, MC talks sexism in hip-hop, healing & Afro-Latina girl magic on #GYALCAST
“I love Rupi Kaur, she’s an amazing poet. Her work inspired a lot of what’s on the upcoming album. It made me feel like it was ok to feel a lot the feelings that specifically women of color experience. We deal with the effects of racism and sexism at once and that really affects your psyche. You internalize a lot of society’s messages.”'
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"[My old manager] basically told me I could not be an intellectual and also be sexy. That my sexuality is intimidating. At that time I thought, 'I want to be respected'... so hoodies and Timbs it is." '
“I've always been respected as a lyricist, and I've heard people act like all my work doesn't exist because I'm in a bodysuit.”'
"The artists we've seen that have withstood the test of time, it was because they continuously reinvented themselves. I'm not afraid to build on what Nitty Scott is or what a Nitty Scott song can sound like. I'm not afraid to f*ck that all up.”'Of her next project, CREATURE! (slated for a summer 2016 release) she says,