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Love me or hate me – Lady Sovereign

I received Lady Sovereign filtered and narrowed through hip radio and it’s something that has always felt off to me. It probably is a result of my small life and experience, but the only people i knew who listened to her were not those whose generation and class she was a voice of. It might have been a different case in England, and i hope it was, but here it seemed cartoonish, touristic, fun-poking appropriation if anything. Maybe the whole product is. Maybe these boundaries aren’t as distinct as i imagine they are. Maybe there are more important things in Lady Sovereign than chav representation, and that is what is felt and responded to. I just never heard those i thought should listen to her listen to her.

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