Lemonade flavoured feminism

With self-titled, Beyoncé introduced millions of people to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie when she quoted her “We Should All Be Feminists” speech on ***Flawless. With the release of Lemonade, she quoted the poetry of my 3rd favourite famous feminist, Warsan Shire (Chimamanda is my number 1) throughout her visual album.
The poetry covered everything from infidelity to insecurity, to oppression and prejudices. Even if you don’t like Beyoncé (which you’re wrong for), it’s undeniable the impact of introducing such powerful, thought evoking works of literature from some of the most profound wordsmiths to ever grace the Earth.
Also, Chimamanda is Nigerian and Warsan is Somali, so big ups to the African continent being represented on the most important record this side of 2013.


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