In her past life (and current, if she wants to), I’m convinced Michelle Obama was a rapper.
The dynamic First Lady has always been extremely vocal on the idea of education, fitness and female empowerment, spreading those ideas of love, acceptance and support vocally in her endeavors while in and out the White House.
Well, in pure Beyonce fashion, Mrs. Obama dropped a track in the middle of the night: a radio-friendly power anthem by and for women. But of course, she wants other women to chime in as well, so she grabbed other influential women to speak on it with her. Also on the track? Missy Elliot, Janelle Monae, Zendaya, Kelly Rowland, Kelly Clarkson, and Lea Michele. Whoa, that is one fire group.
Some of the lyrics include, ” This is for my girls, all around the world/ stand up, pull your head up/ don’t take nothing from nobody…”
As a current speaker in SXSW, Mrs. Obama delivered a keynote speech at the Austin festival on her dedication to not only equality for women, but also sharing her message on girls’ empowerment and how the next generation will rise up to continue the legacy and discussion.
While we work on getting our hands on a full track, here’s a short snippet Missy Elliott shared: