“The Stuff My Uncle Believes Is Not What I Believe” Jidenna UnvaiIs His Idea On Hip Hop And Masculinity

Jidenna shares his ideas on Hip Hop and masculinity.

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In a new conversation hosted by Pandora, musician, Jidenna sat down with Brooklyn-bred Hip Hop artist Torae,

to talk about his new musical album 85 to Africa.

The conversation with the 34-year-old songwriter involved him sharing his views and opinions on an array of topics,

which included relationships and dating in the modern age, teenagers and precisely young men,

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stepping out of the societal standards revolving around masculinity.

While many Hip Hop artistes continue to challenge the idea of what it means to be masculine in the Hip Hop community,

just as rappers like A$AP Rocky, Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug and more, it is fair to say a certain opposition remains.

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Indeed, the concept of gender refusal is still something the Hip Hop community fights to accept,

and Jidenna feels it right to utilize such a platform to discuss it.

In spoting the differences between the old and new generations, the Classic Man shared some thoughts.

“I can’t deal with the old generation. The stuff my uncle believes is not what I believe,

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the stuff that old school Hip Hop heads believe. We’re a new generation now.

Certain things like walking around with a clutch in the 1990s wouldn’t have flown. Now it does and I’m proud of us for doing that.”

Watch the full video below.

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About Eazibeat

Israel Afamyi Abuja (born 30 May 1995), known professionally as Eazibeat, is a Multi-talented Nigerian Producer and sound engineer. He is also a Digital marketer who blogs on a daily basis with the music site djitunez.com Career Eazibeat grew up in Abuja, and was a member of his local church choir. He developed interest in music while studying at St. Murumba College Jos in his secondary school days. He proceeded to learn music production around 2011, with Mickenzy. Eazibeat is also a prolific writer and an SEO expert who free-lances for a living. Eazibeat released his first single Laide, an afro-pop track in 2019 with production from Mickenzy, while his second track Doubting Thomas was released on April 2020 with production credit from Squeezer. Eazibeat refer to R. Kelly, Akon, P-square and M.I as his main music influencers.

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