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  1. Apr 2017
    1. Signifyin(g) in jazz performances and in the play of black language games is a mode of formal revision, it depends for its effects on troping, it is often characterized by pastiche, and, most crucially, it turns on repe-tition of formal structures and their differences.

      this makes me think of drag and ru paul, black jazz performers were essentially the ru paul of black rhetoric, using this black rhetoric in an artistic and fuck the man way, both inherently political as well