Posts Tagged: ***flawless

Beyoncé ft. Nicki Minaj, “Flawless (Remix)”

I have yet to listen to this remix and not start tearing up when the Spottie horns come in.


"We Must Do Better": In Praise of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

When I first discovered the existence of Beyoncé’s surprise self-titled album this past December, I dissolved into a fit of grateful, relief-filled screams usually reserved for for grad school admissions letters. That is to say, I reacted like most people did. And when I saw the words, "Feat. Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche,” I screamed again. (Never mind that her name is actually spelled "Adichie.”) By now, you’re likely familiar with the snippet of Adichie's Ted Talk, "We Should all be Feminists,” that 'Yonce sampled:

We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls: 'You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim [...]


MIA, "Baddygirl (***Flawless Remix)"

"Beyonce camp has not responded for months, so HERE," MIA tweeted, and we got this highly vibey flip of "***Flawless," complete with several tweaked-out club drops and a back fourth that blends in Beyonce's "Diva."