Let me start off by saying I get it, there are gatekeepers in the music industry and unfortunately, women are pushed to be sexual in order to sell. But seriously? Couldn’t Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion rap about something else? Or maybe make the song more tasteful? WAP, which by now I’m sure everyone knows what that stands for, cannot be played in mainstream … Continue reading Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion ‘WAP’: Here’s the thing…
Jacob Latimore‘s newest single has me thinking, a lot. And no, it’s not because the music video has a slight resemblance to Omarion’s “Touch.” I’ve been riled up for another reason. Jacob is fifteen at the moment, so why is he singing songs about sex? I mean, even though the lyrics are quite evident of that fact, with a title like “You Come First” what … Continue reading Too Mature?
A question that has always been on my mind for years: why do artists sexify themselves in order to sell music? Females show a lot of skin in barely there outfits, and perform provocative dance moves, while the males sing about sex, sex, and more sex.
Is that what a musician have to do in order to become a “superstar” so to speak? Is that why artists like Vivian Green, Heather Headley and Jazmine Sullivan are underrated, because they are more ‘conservative’?