Beyonce’s lyrics and romance

Beyonce feminismMatrimony itself has only been a concern of Beyoncé’s music in recent years, especially since her marriage to Jay-Z. Prior to this, romantic afflictions still pervaded her music. Her first solo single, ‘Crazy in Love’ details the singer’s obsession with a male lover, leading her to act uncharacteristically. Both “Baby Boy” and ‘Naughty Girl’ contain similar lyrics and messages. In fact, the first solo album is named ‘Dangerously in Love.’

Read More

Beyonce And Her Lyrics

Beyonce feminismThis is not however the first time Beyoncé has conceived of an alternate persona to help her with her music. Sasha Fierce debuted in 2008, claiming to be the artists on stage alter ego whilst performing. She revealed herself to the public in Beyoncé’s subtly named third album, I am… Sasha Fierce (2008).

Read More

Feminism: The Catch Up

FeminismLet’s just address the elephant on the blog… as of late there has certainly been a flood of posts directly about Feminism. Something I’m quite passionate about. If the word scares you I can’t comprehend why so, women asking for equality shouldn’t scare anyone.

Read More

Feminism and Beyonce

Beyonce feminismHailed by husband and renowned rapper Jay-Z as ‘the greatest entertainer of all time’ at the 2014 VMAs, Beyoncé Knowles has become a significant cultural tour de force. Originating as a member of teen group Destiny’s Child during the 1990s, over the past ten years she has become a solo sensation with five bestselling albums.

Read More

Protesting Keira Knightley Style: In The Nude

Keira Knightley, Interview Magazine (2014)

In a recent black and white shoot for Interview magazine, Keira Knightley decided to strip back – literally – and bare it all. So hang on, a really famous, beautiful and successful actress, who is constantly ranked in lists such as: 100 hottest women’s  for men’s magazines with an acceptable body size/shape did a photo shoot without any photoshopping to her body?

Read More