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A baby mama also baby mother, or hyphenated baby-mama is a slang term for a mother who is not married to her child's fatheralthough the term often carries other connotations as well. This term is associated with African Americans originally, coming from Jamaican Creole and finding its way into rap music.
The equivalent term for a male is baby daddy or baby fatherbut it is not used as frequently.
However, a sitcom of that name premiered in The term is now in general use to describe any single mother. Peter L. Patrick, a linguistics professor who studies Jamaican Englishhas said of the terms baby mother and baby father"[they] definitely imply there is not a marriage—not even a common-law marriagebut rather that the child is an 'outside' child". Linguist John McWhorter states "baby mama" is typical Black English, removing the "'s" possessive marker. Baby mother and baby mama had entered widespread use in American hip-hop lyrics by the mids. Jackson ", released inwas dedicated to "all the baby mamas' mamas".
In this song she is writing an ode to single mothers and how to be a baby mama should be a "badge of honor". She makes firsthand acknowledgements as a single mother and empathizes on the thoughts of baby mamas and how they are "fed up with makin' beds up. All My Babies' Mamas was an unaired reality show starring rapper Shawty Loshowcasing his lifestyle as the father of 11 children, mothered by 10 different women.
The show was cancelled due to it stereotyping black families and polygamy. In many films, including some like Tyler Perry 's " Meet the Browns "that was released inthere are many stereotypical representations of black baby mamas. Brenda, who is played by Angela Bassettis one of the main characters in the film that is portrayed as a stereotypical Black single mother who is caught in an endless cycle of poverty and struggle.
She has three children from three different men, none of which have a presence in their child's life. Throughout the film there is not indication that Brenda is on welfare but nevertheless, she is a clear representation of a contemporary "baby mama". In stereo-typically fashion her character is someone who is powerless. A woman who is not married to her child's father.Vee DRAGS Briana Dejesus For Tweeting About Jo!
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