The Packaging of Female Empowerment in Popular Music

Cardi B releases her long-awaited debut album. Drake releases his new song and video for “Nice For What.” Janelle Monae releases her new song and video for “PYNK.” What do these events all have in common? Easy answer, they all encourage women’s empowerment. There is, however, a slight problem in how these are being perceived…

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My list of the 50 best albums released in 2017 in order by my preference.

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The Revolution Is Here.

When Gil-Scott Heron said, “the revolution will not be televised,” though just a metaphor, it is a mantra of sorts that has been taken literally, figuratively, and skewed into different interpretations of the phrase. Some believe that because he said that, perhaps the revolution will be televised, while others take the term and twist it…