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From Madonna to Janelle Monáe: how female sexuality progressed in pop

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In her new song Pynk, Janelle Monáe crafts a milestone for how women’s bodies are referenced within music after years of sexualization aimed at a male audience In 1997, Aerosmith released an ode to the female anatomy, simply titled Pink, in which Steven Tyler famously brayed about his tremendous love of a woman’s vagina. Every line began with the declaration “Piiiink…”, followed by a cheeseball rhyme scheme describing a variety of sexual situations. Subtle it was not.
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