Song of the Day #4,532: ‘Born Tired’ – Jhené Aiko

The 2021 Grammy nominations were announced last week. I have little interest or investment in the Grammys, which are usually even more out of touch than the Emmys or Oscars. But that doesn’t mean I don’t root for my favorites to get some recognition.

Happily, three of my five favorite eligible albums showed up in the Album of the Year category: Haim’s Women in Music Part III, Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia, and Taylor Swift’s Folklore. Two others missed the cut: Miranda Lambert’s Wildcard and Fiona Apple’s Fetch the Bolt Cutters (which seemed like a shoo-in for this category right after its release).

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Song of the Day #2,513: ‘Post To Be’ – Omarion feat. Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko

post_to_beSadly, the song at #14 on Billboard’ Hot 100 is yet another rap track objectifying women.

When will it get old for rappers to wax eloquent about how much money and how many women they have? Or — better questions — when will people stop buying this crap and force the performers to try something else for a change?

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