What I'm Listning To

Christina Aguilera's rendition of James Brown's "Man's World" at the 2007 Grammy Awards. This is a man's world / This is a man's world / But it would be nothing, nothing / Not one little thing / Without a woman or a girl. It's such a different song when she sings it, different like whoa.

When a woman sings those lyrics, it's suddenly not about a world in which women are decorative objects, but a world that doesn't work without women, too. And when Christina sings it, fuck, it's a feminist anthem on steroids.

I love the look on Jamie Foxx's face at the end of the clip.

What are you listening to today?

Bonus Christina (featuring Lil' Kim): "Can't Hold Us Down"

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