This is why fathers need to talk to their sons about the role we play in the way our daughters and sisters develop. When you realize that that girl in the strip club is somebody’s daughter, that the girl in that magazine is somebody’s sister, suddenly those things take on a very different light. You can’t objectify women when you are responsible for raising one. That goes for fathers *and* brothers. It’s the biggest part of being a responsible man in this world.
So I saw this article last week and I’ve been dying to comment every since. But, I had to wait for my Monday slot, so I spared you all my comments. Lucky you.
Why is NOW the moment that rapper Jay-Z vow to stop rapping about women in a derogatory way? Why is it, that when he finally has a DAUGHTER, he decides that using words in such a way is no longer acceptable? It’s seems all too simple, really. He finally has a daughter and he sees the error of his ways. His words that he once used to define women in his music were now barbaric, crude, and ignorant? What a big change 9 months can make.
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