She’s a brand, a household name — she’s even on the big screen at the Big House. And she’s married to arguably the biggest and most commercially successful rapper of this era. She’s the halftime show of the Superbowl, she’s sexy, she’s rich. To put it simply: Beyoncé is powerful.
Beyoncé commands the world to ‘Bow Down’ on her gritty new track
The answer to this question lies in the minds of academics far more learned on American culture and feminism than myself, but it’s worth asking. Because it matters that Beyoncé presents herself in an overtly sexualized outfit and performance during the Superbowl halftime show. It matters that she took Jay-Z’s last name — and that he took her last name, too. It matters that she sings “Bow Down, Bitches.”