Being connected with a group of women who have shared similar experiences as me, has made me feel more confident and empowered.
The popular music industry has a problem – men are sexually assaulting women. Male producers, record company execs, and musicians are exploiting and abusing women musicians, women working in the industry, and female fans. Male fans are doing it too. Women OVER sexualized from a young age and it isn’t just famous people. Data from the UK shows that almost half of female members have experienced sexual harassment at work.
Its rise has been tarnished by accusations that drill’s lyrics and videos glamourise or incite violence. This is because of the localised nature of the lyrics, rival gangs, specific individuals, and real-life events that are often referenced.