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Although some female artists had long defied definitions of female sexuality Eartha Kittthe wheels of change began turning at an even greater rate during the s with acts, such as Cher, Donna Summer, Sexuallity rihanna Jones and Chaka Khan, introducing different sexual forms to popular culture.
Of course, with the launch of MTV in the s and the eventual dawn of the Digital Age almost two decades later, representations of female sexuality rapidly transformed. We now live in a world where women express themselves on their own terms and claim true freedom through music…or do they? Remember when I stressed the point that women are considered as nothing more than objects in patriarchal societies?
If not, here is a reminder: So, by that reasoning, female artists who assume that they have full control of their sexuality and are supposedly empowered are still being manipulated by men. There is where we enter the grey area,
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Therefore, those female artists who believe that they have full control of their sexualities and happily flaunt their bodies sell records have adopted a more liberal feminist stance as entertainers. On the other hand, a more Sexuallity rihanna perspective highlights that those acts are still just pawns used to support the
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For example, Janet Jackson blossomed into an icon of
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Similar to Sexuallity rihanna is the current champion for female empowerment, Beyonce. At every turn, she boasts about her role as an active feminist but her songs and videos tell a completely different story.
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It is difficult to believe that a woman who is a big fan of Lil Kim and Beyonce has no trace of sexier Sexuallity rihanna. Indeed, it seems as though her team was keen to keep her appearance in line with the tastes of the stereotypical, westernised male viewer.
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