Solitary Flower (surrealkitten) wrote in linguaphiles,
Solitary Flower
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AAVE question

Is sibilization of plosives a feature of AAVE? I feel like I hear this when listening to, for example, 'TikTok' by Ke$ha (maybe a /ds/ sound in the word 'down') and sundry other hiphop/pop songs.
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