“Not today, sis” said Amaarae, Gigi Atlantis & DETOBLACK with their outstanding performance on “Body Count” the undoubted standout off Odunsi’s recently released EP, ‘Everything U Heard Is True’. Whether it’s fronting Mowalola campaigns, making a rap debut that Twitter likened to Nicki Minaj’s career-launching feature on Monster, or writing, directing and starring in a viral Instagram short film about a scorned woman seeking vengeance, DetoBlack has pincered an unmissable hold on social media. 1) How many people you've had sex with. Damilola is the head bitch in charge around here. I read your lips, my gang stay literate, I ain't scared, not a little bit, Gotta let you know, your worth about a million ?, Now just bounce [Chorus:] Love the way you make that body bounce, Lovin' how you work it, Love the way you make that body bounce, Lovin' how you work it, Love the way you make that body bounce, Lovin' how you work it, Recently, a reader sent me some questions about what guys really think that I felt compelled to find the answers to. ​“I have my degree and I have my masters, and I’m still going to be a chartered accountant, but I can dress however the hell I want. And if you insist it being none of his business, then the problem is you. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Tight Pants/Body Rolls. She’s also flexing the same way you would expect any rapper to, spitting body and sex-positive lyrics which show that she is entirely in control of her interactions, expressing carnal desire and demanding the way she wants to be treated – “I know you saw me looking cute on the ‘gram/don’t step if you ain’t got a plan”, “Gotta keep it on the low though, raw dinner eat this pussy real slow though. Big Body Bes: Body Count: ... lord I swear I'm out my body lord Look, please don't talk inside the car This depression get the best of me I'm in my. And let em dry We break it down And let em fly Send em to the hood And tell em bye All my niggas liftin weight but we don't exercise Ha [Rick Ross:] What's your body count nigga I'm double digits What you talkin bout nigga It's time to get it Bad bitches in the house They all exquisite Couple million in the couch Right here where I'm sittin While we all know that these conversations surrounding a woman’s autonomy over her own sexuality are tired and outdated, society doesn’t seem to follow suit in their treatment of the topic. The muse, rapper, actor, chartered accountant and gender equality activist is getting ready for the big league. Songs like Tiwa Savage’s “Written All Over Your Face” (which never quite took off), or literally every other Niniola song where she sneaks in Yoruba lyrics about sexual desires between her afro-house beats exist, however, don’t quite directly address women’s sexual autonomy in the way “Body Count” does. The feeding you are about to indulge in finds this amusing. If they sound judgemental then let them be as they are. When Megan & Beyoncé released their “Savage” remix, it brought women from all over the world together, and “Body Count” should be met with the same reverence for women in Africa. Despite it being her first time recording a proper song (“I’d done a freestyle once before, but I was just messing about.”), DetoBlack slicks her verse with the energy of a seasoned rapper, imploring women around the world – and especially in her home continent – to own their sexual prowess. She speaks directly to other women like her when she reminds us to ensure that we’re actually enjoying sex, saying; “better throw it back sis, gotta let this body count”, or when she pumps us with much-needed vim to live loudly and break set barriers, putting a middle finger up to the older generation of women who enforce these norms when she says to let these aunties know that she’s a bad bitch. Sometimes, it's just good for your body to bounce. ​“I just do whatever I feel like or am drawn to,” she continues. Men (in music and in real life) are notorious for refusing to claim the women they’re dealing with, and Amaarae takes a page from their book when she says “that’s not my man, that’s my amigo”, and also completely objectifies them with her cheeky Ludacris sample, saying “we got hoes in different area codes”. Oh and I still dance and do model/lingerie modeling now. But don't let your anger in the moment shape the entire rest of your life. Body Confidence in motherhood is an elusive concept. You know how you lose about 7-10 kgs on delivery and think that right there is your snapback? Enjoy the music, but also make sure you don’t worry about your body count and let your body bounce. If you have doubts, then probably seek counseling together. Today, I'll let you know what I found out about Part 2 of her questions. I don't say throw everything out there to your husband. And when she says everything, she means everything: DetoBlack, born Deto Tejuoso, is about to qualify as a chartered accountant, has an undergraduate degree in Social Anthropology and a masters in Global Governance. 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Don’t worry, it won’t take long. We’ve spoken about the importance of women sharing their experiences in music, and whether we realise it or not, songs like this are a great contribution to the fight for women’s liberation from the shackles of patriarchy. DetoBlack is is the queen of Twitter call-outs on demanding more respect for women and she’s keen to share that style and sexuality don’t mean you’re not smart and ambitious. :) Your body will bounce back. We recently filmed a whole bunch of these videos and I'll be sharing over the coming weeks. That’s not even all she had to offer, she also dabbles a bit into the politics involved in dating and situationships, with lyrics that negate the idea that women need emotion to enjoy sex. Or if your body count of one was tallied at an after prom party while half the class watched you fuck the guy, that would be hoe status. But, don't get upset when you see it changing and the way it looks after you have the baby. Buy ""Body On Me (feat. Songs such as Khia’s “My Neck My Back”,  Lil’ Kim’s “How Many Licks”, Missy Elliot’s “One Minute Man” and several others, prove that black women have been talking their shit and taking charge of representing their sexual autonomy for decades, however, we’re still always taken aback when we hear more recent artists like City Girls, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat and others taking up this space. A post shared by DETO (@detoblack) on Dec 14, 2019 at 8:05am PST. But don't worry girl. This isn’t even a particularly new feat in afropop. Outside of this, you’ll find that anything to do with a woman’s sexuality in music, is controlled by the male perspective, and Odunsi taking a step back on his own project to give women the platform to do this seems like a request for a revolution. Sexuality in pop music is a nuanced concept, especially for women. about body count You don't wanna talk about body count You don't wanna talk about body count What is all this fighting all about It's the bodies that. I wanna be your Soulmate for the night Let me put my soul on you, it's only right Let me pull you up out your body into mine Let me. Body count is not the only way to earn hoe status. Leslie Hall. Beyond the incredible sonic quality, this track is a big moment for women, and I’m going to explain exactly why. The song debuted on the Canadian Hot 100 at #70, it peaked at #16. Don't worry bout' yo body count, Let your body bounce. There are a variety of reasons you might be feeling conflicted over your significant other's past, according to Dr. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. 0% Spam. For her first attempt and introduction to her music, she raps with the cadence of any other rapper you’ve heard, introducing her signature drawl at the end of each bar and switching up her flow to ride the wave of the beat. / I'm double digits / What you talkin' bout nigga? Coming Soon pic.twitter.com/v1gVxIoMCw. He also explained that this doesn’t apply to men, because in his opinion, they experience sex differently to women, which supports the age-old myth that sex is something a man takes from a woman to enjoy, whilst a woman gives rather than enjoys for herself. What's your body count nigga I'm double digits What you talkin' 'bout nigga ... Talkin all that killa shit now what's your body count The shotty bounce and make your motherfuckin' body bounce This is especially powerful, considering how men love refer to women as gold diggers and hoes in their music, and it’s interesting to see an African woman flipping the script and giving them a taste of what they do. In September 2010, the single was certified Gold by the CRIA. Just last year, Kizz Daniel brazenly released the slut-shamey anthem, “Fvck You”, where he dedicated an entire song to berating his lover of sleeping with the grand total of 11 people – travesty. By definition, it's like keeping a scorecard for validation. The only thing missing is the connections that continue to exist 20+ years after between the Officers and Men, who do become your brothers. Wish. African women are expected to conform to the purity culture society has preached to us all our lives, and DETO single-handedly challenges this with her debut on the music scene, with confident delivery and explicit lyrics which defy everything we’ve been taught. With her music in general, Amaarae has always embraced and presented sexuality on her own terms from songs like “Spend Some Time” and “Like It”. Lyrically, each artist is operating well outside of the space carved out for African women in general, starting off with Gigi’s infectious hook where she chants: ‘Don’t worry about your body count, let your body bounce’. On “body count”, Gigi Atlantis makes it known that numbers don’t matter when it comes to sexual promiscuity; “let your body bounce,” she chants, spreading a pertinent message, through the playful (rhyming) innuendo: DO WHAT YOU WANT. The health bounce is also utilized as a warm up and cool down bounce for rebounding or weight training workouts and sports. It’s very empowering for them and their listeners when an artist completely controls how her sexuality is perceived, however, can be a bit cringe if it’s done solely for the appeasement of the male gaze. body heal, then health bouncing every hour can be very effective due to the increased white blood cell count. I don't know my exact number, but I know it's probably in the 20's. While they’ve held it down for women all around the globe, this is a completely untapped niche in the African music sphere, and freshman DETO BLACK introduces it in the best way with her verse on “Body Count”. But don't shut him up, tell him it's none of his business when he wants to know. ​“We’ve been best friends for over twenty years,” she explains. Only a few weeks ago, we saw Kelz, a British-Nigerian contestant from Netflix’s Too Hot To Handle mansplaining the issues he has with a woman’s body count being high, and why this is a reflection of her self esteem. Mowa has tapped DetoBlack for multiple campaigns over the years and the pair share an unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries by showing skin, being comfortable with their sexuality and subverting stereotypes. Meet Mowalola’s favourite rapper, DetoBlack, My inbox doesn't receive enough newsletters. — The NATIVE (@NativeMag) May 10, 2020. Now. The messaging seems to have hit home, with lines such as ​“Don’t worry ​’bout yo body count, let your body bounce” and ​“tell those aunties I’m a bad bitch/​Don’t catch feelings, boy you know say I be savage” sending Twitter into a tizz. A rundown of things to read, watch and listen to each week. Produced by Haze, it was released on iTunes on April 9, 2010. Coming Soon pic.twitter.com/v1gVxIoMCw. Women in music are marginalised by gender inequality and with respect to this are often forced to repress their own sexuality in order to satiate an audience who would rather view them as sexual objects. The question is whether her omission here or her history matters more to you than your future together. Keeping a "body count" is extremely immature and needy behavior. The two aren’t mutually exclusive.”. If you will have high body count (whatever number that is) then it would be not acceptable by some people. Chris Brown)"" Here: http://smarturl.it/BodyOnMe Stream ""Body On Me (feat. Because I would NEVER commit to a woman who doesn't let me get to know the person I'm about to commit to. I had my first photoshoot back after only 4 months of having my little girl. Tomorrow. Chart performance. Below are ways you can know your partner's body count without having to ask. Don't worry bout' yo body count, Let your body bounce. The messaging seems to have hit home, with lines such as ​ “Don’t worry ​’bout yo body count, let your body bounce ” and ​ “tell those aunties I’m a bad bitch/​Don’t catch feelings, boy you know say I be savage ” sending Twitter into a tizz. I … ​“We met in reception at school and as soon as we saw each other, we knew we were gonna be a total power couple,” says the model-muse on their shared motivations. Starring: David Caruso, Linda Florentino, John Leguizamo, Ving Rhames, Donnie Wahlberg, Forest Whitaker Trust me. "Body Bounce" is a single by Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall featuring Akon. Body Count Lyrics: Make sure you know what you're dealing with now / What's your body count nigga? See the young officer grow and mature, the racial problems that existed, the hatred of the enemy who inflicted perversions on our dead, the worry about doing a good job and keeping your men alive. Except the dude is a pastor or some overly religious brother ( and I’m tempted to discuss the story of Hosea in the bible here but I’ll let it slide) , I really do not believe a guy who has been with you for months on end and has probably added to your growing list of bodies will for the sole reason of your body count leave you behind. Neither of you is really wrong here. Re: How To Know Your Partner's Body Count Without Asking by GreatResearcher : 5:22pm On May 02 , … Back 2 Back Palz. Odunsi, Amaarae, DETO BLACK, Gigi Atlantis. No need. So how did they meet? With that being said, Janka probably just estimated. It is their right. And let 'em dry We break it down And let 'em fly Send 'em to the hood And tell 'em bye All my niggas liftin' weight but we don't exercise Ha. And let em dry We break it down And let em fly Send em to the hood And tell em bye All my niggas liftin weight but we don't exercise What's your body count nigga I'm double digits What you talkin bout nigga It's time to get it Bad bitches in the house They all exquisite Couple million in … Really puts you in the wrong state of mind. Another single by the end of summer, an EP by the end of the year, a new batch of self-styled-shot-and-directed visuals…? One thing’s for sure though: ​“Whatever it is, it’s gonna be fire.”. More than a catchy bop for women to twerk to in the mirror whilst we wait for outside to open so we can hit the clubs, “Body Count” is a bold statement for women and breaks ground for a new reality to emerge. It’s an issue she tackled on her feature on Odunsi’s club-ready banger Body Count, which dropped back in May. Deto’s penmanship elevates the gravity of what she’s saying, and completely eradicates any possibility of her ability as a rapper being challenged with wordplay and specific references to things we all go through. With this in mind, her contribution to “Body Count” sees her on form, where she flips the typical tenets of rap on its head, telling us about having the hots for the stereotypical ‘bad boy’, with lines such as “young rich nigga with blade and the chains, call me wifey”, and “big dick for me, then he fighting off the R.I.C.O”. Fuckin rip your picture Send a message to your homie just to make him get the picture And if they tellin on me I could make em hit the witness They been off em like a summons Dawg don't make me give em business Talkin all that killa shit now what's your body count The shotty bounce and make your motherfuckin body bounce It takes a lot to love and be content with your postpartum body. 2) How many people you've killed / It's time to get it / Bad bitches in the house And let em dry We break it down And let em fly Send em to the hood And tell em bye All my niggas liftin weight but we don't exercise Ha [Rick Ross:] What's your body count nigga I'm double digits What you talkin bout nigga It's time to get it Bad bitches in the house They all exquisite Couple million in the couch Right here where I'm sittin My body didn’t snap back after birth, I knew it would never. ​“But being educated and being exposed to different cultures made me realise that actually, you don’t have to accept that.”. If you love her and trust her, then her past shouldn't worry you. If your body count is one for PIV sex but you were known as the high school blow job queen, you would still be a hoe. Lyrically, each artist is operating well outside of the space carved out for African women in general, starting off with Gigi’s infectious hook where she chants: ‘Don’t worry about your body count, let your body bounce’. 100% The Face. But wonder is different from worry and anxiety." As for what’s next, it could – quite literally – be anything. Seun The Artist has been inspired by her, saying, ​“To my aunties reporting my tweets to my parents: stop hating on a bad bitch & focus on yourselves”, before shouting out DetoBlack’s line ​“and tell those aunties I’m a bad bitch” as her mantra for reaffirming her sexuality. Even though she’s driven by a unifying raison d’etre to ​“make the world a better place”, the Delaware-born, Lagos-raised, occasionally London-based artist above all wants to use her growing platform to help promote gender equality. [Verse 2: Deto Black] Fuck a body count, I let my body bounce. “My Twitter bio is Yung Everything and that’s exactly it – I do everything,” the 25-year-old polymath explains over the phone from her home in Lagos. Amaarae and deto black on that song pic.twitter.com/ctCyXvCd6w. This attitude has made her the perfect poster woman for her best friend Mowalola​’s proudly Nigerian brand, which counts the Kardashian-Wests, Drake, Solange and Skepta as fans. ​“I have three brothers and I noticed from an early age in a very clear way how people interact differently with them,” says DetoBlack. Female sexuality is a mainstay in afropop, yet for some reason isn’t a space women themselves are allowed to occupy, and also tend to shy away from. 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