Ladies of Rap: The Awkward Kids Get Naughty

By Michele Morrow

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The Awkward Kids’ Ladies of Rap is making noise on the YouTube scene, a rambunctious comedy rap series centering on some of nerd culture’s best female characters and personalities. The all-female sketch comedy group has no filter, and therefore no problem tearing directly into the often controversial, overly-sexualized representations of the heroes and villains whom our beloved internet has commonly perverted.

Using this deviant charm to their advantage, Awkward Kids members Dana Pacheco, Christiann Castellanos, and Michelle Glavan serve up the nerdy stereotypes of both genders via highly-stylized video rap battles. Spoofing the fandom and franchises of giants like the Gotham City Sirens, Game of Thrones, and Tim Burton flicks, these women also tackle broader nerdy stereotypes like famous vampire girlfriends and dudes who love arcades. Prepare yourself for some ridiculously sexual, in-your-face, epic rap battles between the women of fantasy worlds:

There’s a bit of a void in the female internet rap comedy game, and it’s awesome to see some fearless femmes in the mix. Notable collaborators on their channel include Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, JacksFilms, Aimee Teegarden, Jason Horton, …read more

Source: Nerdist


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