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Feministing Jamz: Listen to this awesome cover of Lorde’s “Royals”

Tweet If you remember, Vero’s post about the Grammy award-winning song “Royals” kinda blew up the Interwebs by pointing out the cognitive flaw in Lorde’s cultural critique of music, youth, and consumer culture. Vero rightly pointed out something that didn’t sit well with me either. The concern I shared with Vero was that while the lyrics [...]
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Drunk in (same) love: 2014 Grammys open thread

Tweet  I’m still feeling some type of way about the Grammys since they gave a platform to a known perpetrator of domestic violence. But I do think they’re worth interrogating as a cultural touchstone reflecting the most popular and commercially successful music of today. That’s a long way of saying: here’s an open thread for your Monday [...]
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6 ways Beyonce’s new album gave me LIFE in GIFs

Tweet**This is not a Beyonce thought piece. When we were all having #Scandal withdrawal last Thursday night, Beyonce dropped a surprise album, complete with a video for every song. As Sesali wrote yesterday, about the “Haunted” video in particular, “I think King Bey used the scenes to push back on our (sub)conscious societal fears.” The visuals [...]
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Beyoncé shows us what we really fear in “Haunted” video

Tweet In the video for her song Haunted, Bey takes a casual stroll through a haunted mansion. As she makes her way down the hall, she glances into the various rooms, each one containing a “frightening” or “freakish” scene. But I think King Bey used the scenes to push back on our (sub)conscious societal fears. [...]
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Best feminist music videos of 2013

Tweet It’s that time of year: 2013 Best Of lists are making the rounds, and we’re not about to be left out of the party. In a year that was quite frankly super embarrassing for white pop stars, who were showing their asses and being racist extra hard in 2013, we want to give play [...]
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