As for the lyrics, they sound like a personalized pink slip to every other female artist in the music industry. And, although Beyoncé's fierceness is undeniable -- especially after that Super Bowl half-time show -- something doesn't quite vibe well with all of that. Isn't telling other females to bow down a little counterproductive to that whole "Run the world (Girls)" mantra she was singing about two years ago? And isn't there something a little off about a singer who previously empowered women to make their significant other put a ring on it and be proud of their bootylicious-ness now chanting "This is my shit / bow down bitches" and "I heard your boo was talking lip / I told my crew to smack that trick"?
On second thought...isn't Beyoncé just saying what we've all been thinking? Long live the queen!
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