Used to be that just wearing a t-shirt was a fashion statement. In a world where men wore collared button-up shirts, the guy who dared to wear a tee stood out as a free spirit. It didn't matter what it said on his slogan t-shirt, or what design was on his graphic t-shirt. The shirt was the message. Not any more.
In hip hop , the term mami refers to an attractive Latina woman, typically of Puerto Rican or Dominican descent. Rivera , which refers to a Latina woman who has light golden colored skin and "good" European-type hair. The mami shares qualities with the hyper-sexualized black woman, but her skin color and hair type put her in a higher position in the Eurocentric desired hierarchy. The mami that appears in mainstream rappers videos are specifically referred to by origin, which was generally Puerto Rican but now also refers to women of Dominican descent , when the mami fetish of the s took off.