I still can’t get over that performance. If Beyoncé’s Blacker than Black show-out at Coachella didn’t motivate you to get up, get out and do something, nothing will. #mood
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Brandy is all over the map these days. She just released “Beggin and Pleadin” a bluesy, guitar-based song that recalls the soul of Ma Rainey, B.B King, and Etta James, with her raspy vocals confidently riffing on the track. It’s definitely not what you’d expect from the singer in this climate of oversexed, same-sounding R&B, but I welcome her growth.
This follows the premiere of her new show Zoe Ever After, a show about a businesswoman coming into her own after a divorce. I watched it; it’s cute. I’ll need it to grow on me.
You go girl!
At the time, it was seen as lewd, but honestly, Luke Campbell was doing far, far worse things on film and record.
“tell me what’s on your mind when the tongue is in the P*ssy”,
but Big Mamma Thing was more an ode to female braggadocious boss-ness in an arena of male dominance. Girl group SWV had a popular song called Downtown that took charge of the situation, and told the men directly what we women wanted.
At the time, it was seen as lewd, but honestly, Luke Campbell was doing far, far worse things on film and record. But that was 20 years ago, and today we have Nicki Minaj displaying her variations of hyperbolic, man-snatching sexiness, while Beyonce brags about her semen-covered dress. Kelly Rowland had the most underrated song about the subject, and it won’t ever get the play that Usher will.
Where is the support for female sexuality in music? Or are we relegated to being on our knees?
“I want to thank my mom and my dad up in heaven, for not medicating their hyperactive little girl and finding out what she was into instead.”
Watch the clips below, and get your tickets at the box office, or here.
Every time Nas releases a new song from his new album Life is Good, I remind myself that I have to go out and buy the damn thing. Here is another jewel featuring a posthumous Amy Winehouse. The way she was incorporated into the video was charming and fitting.