> 
> I can't think of any good reason for a European male to otherise themselves 
> and present as a minority woman.  Why? This is exoticizing the other, plain 
> and simple.  


What about an African male / South American male ? Japanese male ? He is Dutch 
- Surinamese as it happens.  A minority woman ? Where ? In whose eyes ? 

Eamonn / D1










> 
> There is already a dearth of actual women and minorities in the music game, 
> the last thing we need is dudes pretending to be them.  I'm sure he's a super 
> nice guy, but it's beside the point.  
> 
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 12:06 PM, Eamonn Doyle <d...@d1.ie 
> <mailto:d...@d1.ie>> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> > On 17 Sep 2016, at 16:55, Arturo Lopez <arturo.m.lo...@gmail.com 
> > <mailto:arturo.m.lo...@gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> > It's my understanding this is a Dutch male recording as a woman?, bringing 
> > in orientalist nonsense and 'exotic' flavorings for no reason.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> How do you know it was for no reason ?
> 
> He’s not a wanker actually.
> 
> FYI -  'What’s a girl to do' was originally released by us on D1 Recordings 
> in 2004.
> 
> Eamonn / D1
> 
> 
> 
> 

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