Empowerment song

Kesha is back with a powerful feminist anthem

(REUTERS/David McNew)

After a very challenging few years, Kesha is finally back in business with a powerful song that might just become your new feminist anthem. After releasing comeback ballad “Praying” last week, she has now shared a video for “Woman,” a collaboration with the Dap-Kings, which is here to remind fans that she is still very much her own woman.

“Don’t buy me a drink, I make my money,” she croons. “Don’t touch my weave, don’t call me honey.” Kesha, who saw her sexual assault case against her former producer Dr. Luke dismissed, co-wrote the song with two men, Drew Pearson and Stephen Wrabel — and that’s no coincidence, as she explained in an essay for Rolling Stone. “It was such a beautiful experience to write such a strong female empowerment song with two men … because it reinforces how supportive men can be of women AND feminism,” she wrote. “I have always been a feminist, but for much of my life I felt like a little girl trying to figure things out,” she continued. “In the past few years, I have felt like a woman more than ever. I just feel the strength and awesomeness and power of being female.”

Watch the full video for “Woman” below.

Read the full story at USA Today.


Dr. Luke moves to subpoena Kesha fan in ongoing legal battle

Kesha speaks out for the first time since court ruling

Lena Dunham defends Kesha against Dr. Luke in open letter

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is independent of and separate from any views of The New York Times.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s