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Some commercial hip-hop artists are content to thinly veil their carnal urges in safe, food-related metaphors such as “Milkshake” and “Laffy Taffy.” The three butch MCs of Tampa, Fla.’s Yo Majesty, however, prefer not to beat around the bush. The trio harks back to the fun-loving era when Salt-N-Pepa had hits like “Push It”—before bullet wounds and time served sold albums. And from the sounds of songs like “Kryptonite Pussy,” these ladies could teach Peaches a thing or two about fucking the pain away. Live, Yo Majesty’s party anthems and electro beats are even more uninhibited: Bare-chested antics are a mainstay of the band’s onstage performances. That’s certainly a bold move, but Shon B, Shunda K, and Jwl B are no strangers to gutsy maneuvers: The hip-hop community isn’t particularly kind to lesbians, and the music community as a whole seems to recognize them only when they have acoustic guitars in hand, if at all. Yo Majesty performs with Rosetta Stoned at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Red & the Black, 1212 H St. NE. $10. (202) 399-3201.