"I'm a Motherfuckin' Monster!": Play, Perversity, and Performance of Nicki Minaj

  title={"I'm a Motherfuckin' Monster!": Play, Perversity, and Performance of Nicki Minaj},
  author={Seth Cosimini},
  journal={Feminist Formations},
  pages={47 - 68}
Abstract:This article explores Nicki Minaj's play with the fraught, perverse, sexual subjectivities available to women of the African diaspora under the white supremacist imagination of dominant culture. Popular representations of black women's bodies as hypersexual, in corporeal excess and erotic desire, and abject—at once incapable of attaining white Western beauty standards and dangerously tempting to white men (and thus white hegemony)—are historically persistent images that overdetermine… 


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