Destiny Frasqueri, better known as Princess Nokia released her debut album1992 Deluxeon September 2017.This album is wavering, reflective, and sometimes very chaotic – serving to complicate than define and explainthe New York rapper’s identity. She is an Afro-Nuyorican (Afro-Puerto Rican from New York for those thatdon’t know), ghetto assbruja(meaning witch; before y’all start thinking crazy here’s an article explaining itand how it relates to Latinx culture), and urban feminist. This is who she is but much more. This album is anexpansion and remastered version of her 20161992EP with seven new songs. It is basically the pinnacle ofhalf a decade’s hype, during which Princess Nokia released three EPs under other names including this currentmoniker (Wavy Spice and Destiny).1992 Deluxedemonstrates Princess Nokia’s adaptability and extensive music education. The thematic range isharmonized with the diversity of some supersonic influences on this album. “Bart Simpson”, the opening track
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