Honestly speaking, ask me who runs this mother? and I'll say JESUS because in my life that is indeed who runs things.. BUT ask me that question when 90% of my stomach contents are comprised of Dom Perignon brut and I'll probably say Beyonce then launch into a rendition of her greatest hits, dating back to No No No.. complete with choreography of course. The merest mention of her name reduces me to degeneracy because she represents mastery. She may not have the most obscure/ artsy references, the most developed video concepts (cc: Hype Williams), the best stylist, or the most radio-friendly songs, but what she does have is the mastery of her craft down to perfection. Who else can sing and dance through a 90minute show and never once bore you?! I can't think of anyone who's even come close to her since the release of Dangerously In Love.. aaaand she was only 22 when that came out! She makes me want to be a better, more ambitious, more driven, more diligent, more disciplined me.. too much? okay.
Because the first 17 seconds of this video make me wanna throw some stuff across the room, punch someone in the face then launch myself through a closed, double-glazed window, I was expecting a whole lot more from the rest, but I love the reference to Southern and Central African modern dance and she looks GORGEOUS so I guess it'll suffice. Thoughts?