KListen: Me’Shell NdegéOcello – “Leviticus: Faggot” (1996)

How could I not followup my KListen feature of Tracy Chapman with anyone other than Me’Shell NdegéOcello? And no not because they both dated the same woman (allegedly) but because they were both some of my earliest images of queer women of color. Continue reading


KListen: Tracy Chapman “Fast Car” and Tracy Chapman “Give Me One Reason”

Even before finding about her love affair with the prolific Alice Walker,  the K Word has always loved Tracy Chapman.

Ok I have to say that that is one of the sexiest relationships between lesbians of color that my sapphic and sapiosexual mind can conceive… sigh.

I can remember being in middle school (yes I am telling y’all how old I am) singing “Give Me One Reason” at the top of my lungs. Before I even knew what loving women was about… I knew about Tracy Chapman and I loved her.

Here are two of my favorite songs, Fast Car (1988) and Give Me One Reason (1996).


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