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The New York Times Magazine names Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” as the #1 Song that Tells us where Music is Going

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    The New York Times Magazine names Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” as the #1 Song that Tells us where Music is Going
    March 08 2018

    As feminism reaches its most shoppable form, women are encouraged to buy everything from skincare products to pink pussy hats. According to New York Magazine, “Cardi B, by contrast, does not speak on behalf of womankind. On “Bodak Yellow,” she talks about herself and herself only: her Louboutins, her mixtapes, her checks from the television mogul Mona Scott-Young.” While other female anthems aim to please, Cardi paints a world in which women don’t need to please anyone at all. For the full article, head to https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/03/08/magazine/25-songs-future-of-music.html#/intro.

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on March 8, 2018 - 8:48am

As feminism reaches its most shoppable form, women are encouraged to buy everything from skincare products to pink pussy hats. According to New York Magazine, “Cardi B, by contrast, does not speak on behalf of womankind. On “Bodak Yellow,” she talks about herself and herself only: her Louboutins, her mixtapes, her checks from the television mogul Mona Scott-Young.” While other female anthems aim to please, Cardi paints a world in which women don’t need to please anyone at all. For the full article, head to https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/03/08/magazine/25-songs-future-of-music.html#/intro.

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