In a recent interview with Billboard, Miley Cyrus says that she’s distancing herself from hip-hop, or at least the hip hip that oversexualizes women. She clarified that she does like hip-hop like Kendrick Lamar stating that:
“But I also love that new Kendrick [Lamar] song [“Humble”]: ‘Show me somethin’ natural like ass with some stretch marks,’” she explained. “I love that because it’s not ‘Come sit on my dick, suck on my cock.’ I can’t listen to that anymore. That’s what pushed me out of the hip-hop scene a little. It was too much ‘Lamborghini, got my Rolex, got a girl on my cock’—I am so not that.”
She claims her new album will have more of a “political” vibe. And Cyrus makes sure to add that in no shape or form she was appropriating rap music. She was even surprised about the controversy of her doing that with black dancers in her song with Mike Will Made-It:
It’s mind-boggling to me that there was even a controversy around me having black dancers. That became a thing, where people said I was taking advantage of Black culture, and with Mike [WiLL Made-It]—what the fuck? That wasn’t true. Those were the dancers I liked!” Miley explained.
I for one, see some valid points to her statements, but I remain a skeptic. She definitely went 110% in with the image of hip-hop, twerking, switching her entire style up, just to later say she’s distancing herself from that scene.