Black Women In Punk: Part 2

First Row: Toni Young (photo by Jim Saah), Santi White (photo by Jonathan Wood), Fefe Dobson (photo by Bill King) 2nd Row: Libby Hodges, Yvonne Ducksworth (photo by Denis Barthel)

Toni Young: Toni Young was the bassist for 80s hardcore punk band Red C. The band was part of the 80s Washington DC punk scene, and was featured on the pivotal hardcore compilation Flex Your Head. Tragedy befell the bend in 1985, when Toni died of complications from pneumonia. Suggested Song: Assassin

Santi White: Before Santi White burst onto the indie scene as Santigold, she was in a punk band based out of Pennsylvania called Stiffed. Formed in the early 2000s, the band released two albums – Sex Sells (2003), and Burned Again (2005). Santi also had ties to another black woman rocker Res, helping to co-write and co-produce Res’ debut album How I Do. Santi started her solo career as Santigold in 2007, with the release of her solo debut Santogold. She still releases music as Santigold, with her latest album 99¢ having been released in 2015. More Information: Wikipedia. Suggested Song: What You Gone Do

Fefe Dobson: Fefe Dobson entered the music scene as an 18 year old in 2003, riding the pop punk wave that was in fashion at the time. Her early sound was comparable to other acts out during this period, such as Avril Lavigne and Kelly Osbourne. She’s had a stable career since, having released her last album Joy in 2010. Originally destined by Jive recording executives to be a pop artist, Fefe wanted to take her music in a different direction and left the label as a result. This led to Fefe releasing her debut self-titled album on Island Records instead. More Information: Wikipedia. Suggested Song: Take Me Away

Libby Hodges: Libby Hodges formed the punk band Girl Trash in 1983. The band was all women, and featured Libby as lead singer along with her sister Doni on Guitar, and Julie and Robin Kerry on keyboards and guitar respectively. Libby was influenced by punk bands such as Dead Kennedys, Plasmatics, and black punk band Pure Hell. The band tragically and abruptly ended after the Kerry sisters were attacked and murdered. More Information: Livejournal post, slashmeup post Instagram: vampirelibby

Yvonne Ducksworth: Yvonne is the lead singer for punk/metal German band Jingo De Lunch. The band was formed in 1987, and released several albums in the late 1980s and early 1990s, in addition to live albums in the late 200s. Jingo De Lunch broke up in 2012. Yvonne was also a singer for other punk bands in the early 1980s, including Combat Not Conform and Manson Youth. She is also an actress and TV presenter, appearing on the 1994 show Metalla (which focused on the hardcore and metal scenes) on the German TV channel VIVA. More Information: on Jingo De Lunch – on Yvonne DucksworthSuggested Song: Seen and Done

Toni Young – Red-C

blackrockandrollmusic:

hearts-alive:

blackrockandrollmusic:

Toni Young, Red C bassist

Can I get more info on her?

Toni was part of DC’s legendary 70’s/80’s hardcore scene. She played in three bands, (Peer Pressure, Red C & Dove), before dying of pneumonia in the mid 80’s.

Haven’t seen any pictures of her besides the one on the Flex Your Head compilation, so this is awesome. @blackrockandrollmusic always on point

Black Girl Friday.

thelearnedfangirl:

blackwomeninrock:

slashemup:

Black girls always been at forefront of rock n’ roll and punk. to all the black girls out here I hope this inspires you. NOTE This is alot of bands but its not every band. got any Suggestions send them to us at our email slashtheyassup@gmail.com or on facebook http://www.facebook.com/slashemuppunx Peace,

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MR. B. S.

  https://www.facebook.com/pages/MRB-S-trunk-rock-band/57075558173

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Anus Kings

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Anus-Kings/193854984053047

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NighTrain

https://www.facebook.com/NighTraiNSeattle

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Sister Tyler

https://www.facebook.com/sistertyyler

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TV Tramps

https://www.facebook.com/TVTramps

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Vaginal Creme Davis

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vaginal-Davis/106159166081796?rf=110385405655669

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Dust Angel

https://www.facebook.com/DustAngelNYC

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Half Breed

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Half-Breed/370532413010081

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Omega Sirius Moon

https://www.facebook.com/OmegaMoon

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Stiffed (Santigold)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stiffed/112267422121757

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Replica

https://www.facebook.com/replicareplica

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The Dummy Club

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Aye Nako

https://www.facebook.com/ayedontnako

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The Mighty Paradocs

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mighty-Paradocs/115554085164785

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3Jane

https://www.facebook.com/3janes

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The Breathing Light

https://www.facebook.com/Thebreathinglight

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Queen Crescent

https://www.facebook.com/QueenCrescent

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Negation

http://negationisaband.tumblr.com

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Honeychild Coleman

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Honeychild-Coleman/6424957932

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Shredding the Velvet

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Nastyfacts

http://www.kbdrecords.com/2006/09/16/nasty-facts-drive-my-car-ep-7/

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Bromance

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Tribe 8

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribe_8

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Fire Party

http://www.dischord.com/band/fire-party

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The Atomic Tanlines

https://www.facebook.com/theatomictanlines?fref=ts

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Freda Rente and The Chemical X

https://www.facebook.com/FredaRente?fref=ts

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Kusikia

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kusikia/131239746965551

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Bleed The Pigs

http://bleedthepigs.bandcamp.com/

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Tamar Kali

https://www.facebook.com/Official.Tamarkali

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X-Ray Spex

https://www.facebook.com/pages/X-Ray-Spex/112286375450606

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Red C

http://www.dischord.com/band/red-c

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The Butchies

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Butchies/83135143330

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Planet Rawk

https://www.facebook.com/PlanetRAWK

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Sole Heiress

https://www.facebook.com/soleheiressband

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My Therapist Says Hot Damn

https://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Therapist-Says-Hot-Damn/243789262306652

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Cat Bear Tree

https://www.facebook.com/CatBearTreeBand

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Skinny Girl Diet

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Skinny-Girl-Diet/155342227835901

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The Tuts

https://www.facebook.com/thetuts

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Kimya Dawson

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kimya-Dawson/104045206297436

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Trash Kit

https://www.facebook.com/pages/TRASH-KIT/329766302806?ref=ts&fref=ts

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Mutley Chix

https://www.facebook.com/MutleyChix

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The Objex

https://www.facebook.com/objexlv

If you are black an play in a band feel free to hit us up here or on our http://www.facebook.com/slashemuppunx page let us know.

Eventually I will be back to tag this post. Hot damn!

My band is on this list and i have never been so honored

Tumblr did some weird things for me when I originally tagged this post up, which also affected my resource page – a lot of bands that should be on the resource page were left out. I can’t seem to add the missing tags to the original post, so this post reflects the bands that got left out of the original tagging. I am super OCD about tagging because of how important I feel the resource page is to this blog, and I don’t ever want to a band to be left off of it.

Also @thelearnedfangirl, which band were you in?

Black Girl Friday.

slashemup:

Black girls always been at forefront of rock n’ roll and punk. to all the black girls out here I hope this inspires you. NOTE This is alot of bands but its not every band. got any Suggestions send them to us at our email slashtheyassup@gmail.com or on facebook http://www.facebook.com/slashemuppunx Peace,

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MR. B. S.

  https://www.facebook.com/pages/MRB-S-trunk-rock-band/57075558173

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Anus Kings

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Anus-Kings/193854984053047

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NighTrain

https://www.facebook.com/NighTraiNSeattle

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Sister Tyler

https://www.facebook.com/sistertyyler

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TV Tramps

https://www.facebook.com/TVTramps

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Vaginal Creme Davis

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vaginal-Davis/106159166081796?rf=110385405655669

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Dust Angel

https://www.facebook.com/DustAngelNYC

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Half Breed

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Half-Breed/370532413010081

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Omega Sirius Moon

https://www.facebook.com/OmegaMoon

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Stiffed (Santigold)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stiffed/112267422121757

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Replica

https://www.facebook.com/replicareplica

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The Dummy Club

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Aye Nako

https://www.facebook.com/ayedontnako

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The Mighty Paradocs

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mighty-Paradocs/115554085164785

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3Jane

https://www.facebook.com/3janes

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The Breathing Light

https://www.facebook.com/Thebreathinglight

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Queen Crescent

https://www.facebook.com/QueenCrescent

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Negation

http://negationisaband.tumblr.com

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Honeychild Coleman

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Honeychild-Coleman/6424957932

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Shredding the Velvet

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Nastyfacts

http://www.kbdrecords.com/2006/09/16/nasty-facts-drive-my-car-ep-7/

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Bromance

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Tribe 8

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribe_8

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Fire Party

http://www.dischord.com/band/fire-party

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The Atomic Tanlines

https://www.facebook.com/theatomictanlines?fref=ts

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Freda Rente and The Chemical X

https://www.facebook.com/FredaRente?fref=ts

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Kusikia

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kusikia/131239746965551

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Bleed The Pigs

http://bleedthepigs.bandcamp.com/

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Tamar Kali

https://www.facebook.com/Official.Tamarkali

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X-Ray Spex

https://www.facebook.com/pages/X-Ray-Spex/112286375450606

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Red C

http://www.dischord.com/band/red-c

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The Butchies

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Butchies/83135143330

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Planet Rawk

https://www.facebook.com/PlanetRAWK

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Sole Heiress

https://www.facebook.com/soleheiressband

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My Therapist Says Hot Damn

https://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Therapist-Says-Hot-Damn/243789262306652

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Cat Bear Tree

https://www.facebook.com/CatBearTreeBand

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Skinny Girl Diet

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Skinny-Girl-Diet/155342227835901

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The Tuts

https://www.facebook.com/thetuts

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Kimya Dawson

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kimya-Dawson/104045206297436

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Trash Kit

https://www.facebook.com/pages/TRASH-KIT/329766302806?ref=ts&fref=ts

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Mutley Chix

https://www.facebook.com/MutleyChix

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The Objex

https://www.facebook.com/objexlv

If you are black an play in a band feel free to hit us up here or on our http://www.facebook.com/slashemuppunx page let us know.

Eventually I will be back to tag this post. Hot damn!