Black Representation in Metal
Some great metal musicians who *happen* to be black.
Sometimes I clown on the representation argument as a black person because it feels a bit lazy or brittle to hide behind.
- It gives a pass to do work that isn't remarkable because you can hide behind an identity
- It reinforces ideas that certain careers aren't made for certain people -- or worse, certain careers are
Neil deGrass Tyson puts it really well:
"If you only think of me as a black scientist, I have failed as a scientist"
Here are some dope metal musicians (who happen to be black):
ok Claudio Sanchez is Puerto Rican, but this song just slaps so hard I can't not include it
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