Black girl magic is everywhere. With the elevated consciousness pertaining to women’s issues, it’s great to hear a few male artists using their lyrics to honor women. Opting out of the all too familiar “bitches and hos” narrative to empower and uplift.
These men succeed at glorifying women not just for our appearance — that’s the easy way out — but for our intelligence and ambition.
Ne-Yo is one of the best. He has penned and sung numerous ballads and upbeat dance songs that celebrate womanhood. In honor of the Grammy award-winning artist performing at Stone Soul 2018 I’ve gathered a few anthems from the talented singer-songwriter that celebrate black women and all the magic we possess!
Winning Lyric: “The kind of woman that can do for herself. I look at her and it makes me proud.”
“One In A Million”
Winning Lyric: “But that independent thing, I’m with it, all we do is win, baby.”
“She Got Her Own” ft. Jamie Foxx, Fabolous
Winning Lyric: “Independent queen working for her throne.”
Winning Lyric: “She makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. Just one touch”
Winning Lyric: “Turn the lights off in this place, And she shines just like a star”
“Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)”
Winning Lyric: “A heart of numbness gets brought to life. I’ll take you there.”
“Coming With You”
Winning Lyric: “Girl, I’m watching you. Loving the way you controlling the scene.”
“Think Like A Man” Ne-Yo & Jennifer Hudson, ft. Rick Ross
Winning Lyric: “You lost the game you taught me how to play”
“Let Me Love You” Written by Ne-Yo performed by Mario
Winning Lyric: “That good love and protection. Make me your selection. Show you the way love’s supposed to be.”
Don’t miss Ne-Yo at Stone Soul Music & Food Festival 2018. The festivities take place Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Richmond Raceway, 600 East Laburnum Avenue. Click Here to purchase tickets today!
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