Songs to Inspire and Uplift Black Women

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Queen Latifah “UNITY”

“Instinct leads me to another flow
Everytime I hear a brother call a girl a Itchbay or a ho
Trying to make a sister feel low
You know all of that gots to go”

I’ve always adored hip hop music produced amongst the backdrop of jazz, and the saxophone that opens “UNITY” is like a soothing siren to prepare you to get schooled by the Queen. “UNITY” is a direct rebuttal to the misogynist side of hip hop and men in general, proclaiming that you are neither a Itchbay, nor are you a ho, a punching bag or a wannabe thug-misses–you’re a proud black woman, so act like it. Plus, Queen’s flow was sick on this one…

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