According to many women, Robin* is a catch. Athletic, attractive, poised for a First… Hell, he even knows grammar! Or, at least, that’s how it seems to Robin, sitting proudly at his kitchen table one morning: sweaty-clothed, greasy-haired, fresh from the lair of a one night stand. How was it? “It was… She was…” He […]
How should female empowerment be achieved?
Two months ago, Kim Kardashian posted a black and white image of herself covered only by her own hands on her infamous Instagram account, with the caption “#liberated”. With a full face of makeup on and every visible part of her body waxed and illuminated by professional, artistic lighting and editing which has clearly changed the mood […]
Album Review: Beyoncé – Lemonade
We are told that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade – something Beyoncé clearly knows all too well. In the behind the scenes footage for her self-titled album, Pharrell Williams describes Beyoncé as “running through jail and letting all the women out, setting women free”. Lemonade, the latest surprise visual album from Queen B, […]
This Lemonade tastes flat to me…
Beyoncé has returned with a new PR-driven project; woven within the enclaves of phony populism, the politicisation of the grief of newly sonless black families, and apparently, the long-suffering emotions of a woman scorned. With that, allow me to douse scorn all over her new album. Much like the aftermath of her Super Bowl performance in February, I waited for the […]
“Is Protest Music Dead?” – a response
The heritage of protest music is nothing like its legacy. Recently, a BBC Radio 1 article asked ‘Is Protest Music Dead?’ listing the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club, Enter Shikari and Hozier as just some of the acts still dedicated to inspiring social change through their music. But where was Pussy Riot? The punk girl […]
A woman’s worth: Are women still being pushed to the side of the music industry?
After the phenomenal chart success of Beyoncé and Taylor Swift, you could be forgiven for thinking women were equal in the music industry. But while album sales may be up for those at the top, few can reach these heights and hang onto their integrity, following Mrs Carter’s mantra dominant themes of sexual power, self-love, confidence […]
Top 10 Cheesiest Break-Up Songs
Alas, you and the boo have (finally) decided to call it quits… If it was long-term or the longest two weeks of your life, don’t stress, Exeposé is here with a list of the ten cheesiest break-up songs to help you get through this tough time. So grab the voddy and a couple of non-judgemental […]