Thursday, February 9, 2012

Super bAss

Our next Post Modern Muse is Britney's Femme Fatale tourmate Nicki Minaj. A badassed rapper who blew onto the scene by doing featured verses on other rappers' songs...and pretty much upstaged every single one of them (and at times, being the only thing that made their songs tolerable...hello Jay Sean's "2012 [It Ain't the End]"). But the killer guest verses were just the beginning, and now Ms. Minaj treats us to such infectious solo jams as "Super Bass," which has reached the pop culture phenomenon status that I live for (when Taylor Swift and a duo of British toddlers are rapping your song on Youtube, you have arrived).

Nicki is the Post Modern Muse equivalent of Urania, the Ancient Greek Muse of Astronomy...because...well, because it was the only theme left. But also because her ass is out of this world. There. I said it.

Speaking of which, a good friend pointed out that "Super Bass" is actually wordplay for superb I the only one that did not piece this together right away? Anyway, watch the masterpiece music video for it here:


  1. Nicki Minaj is my HERO! I got myself a pink wig because of her and it makes me feel fabulous. I had not noticed the superb ass wordplay either!

    1. Um, the text I had to decipher to prove I am not a robot was "rearsac." How appropriate.

  2. Thanks Marissa! I almost bought a pink wig when I saw her open for Britney. I shoulda just done it.