Playing tracks by
A Tribe Called Quest, O.C., Biz Markie, Wuf Ticket, Whistle and more.
This show was 5th in the global rap chart, 5th in the global reggae chart, 6th in the global electronica chart, 7th in the global pop chart and 10th in the global r&b chart.
From African American Vernacular English in the US to Kaaps in South Africa and Jamaican Patois, creole languages have been a way for Black communities to continually evolve and reappropriate their method of communication, in response to colonization and contemporary society.
In Black is Black Episode 5 - named Slang Thang - @djlindsey discusses the role of lexicon for Black identity, and curates a mix showcasing Black slang, dialect, and accents from across the Diaspora.
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