How Iggy Azalea mastered AAVE

 

How Iggy Azalea mastered her ‘blaccent’ – The Washington Post

Iggy Azalea may be an imitator — but she’s a skilled one.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/04/how-a-white-australian-rapper-mastered-her-blaccent/?tid=sm_tw

AAVE (African American Vernacular English), also known as “Black English” is a dialect of English spoken in America by most Black people. It has a lot in common with dialect from Southern England. It has an cool aspect system (aspect is used to describe when something was done) and has some interesting quirks, such as dropping the copula in some cases.

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