Gender in heavy metal or rap [critical writing]

The readings for today highlight some of the ways that women are portrayed in lyrics and music videos in heavy metal and rap.

For this assignment, choose a song from one of these genres and write a thorough analysis of it. (You can also analyze the video, if there is one.) How are women portrayed in the song? Does the song illustrate (or counter) any of the common themes described in the readings? How do the music, lyrics and/or images work together?

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