With all the unnecessary fuss over the tweet from @AyeshaCurry regarding game six of the 2016 NBA Finals and the general capitalistic nature of entertainment, I feel like we need to show this Black woman some love! In this June tweet, the famous Mrs. Curry defended her husband on social media.
She has nothing to apologize for. Ayehsa’s name is legendary. And since there are already a dozen stories out there about the tweet, we’re taking this in a totally different direction. Here at @TajiMagazine, we ADORE Ayesha and we want to celebrate her with the rest of the powerful Black women out there. Here is a list of 10 of the greatest songs featuring powerful Black women from the year Ayesha Curry was born: 1989. (They also happen to describe how we feel about her royal Curry-ness).
10. Aretha Franklin: Think
9. Janet Jackson: Rhythm Nation
8. Salt-N-Pepa: Expression
7. Anita Baker: Giving You The Best That I Got
6. Patti Labelle: If You Don’t Know Me By Now
5. Roberta Flack: Oasis
4. Jody Watley: Real Love
3. Soul II Soul: Keep On Movin’
2. Karyn White: Superwoman
1. Janet Jackson: Miss You Much
Of course, we couldn’t close out this list and neglect this classic honorable mention. That’s rigght, you guessed it. Another Bad Creation: “Iesha”
So Ayesha, for the moments when the money hungry machine known as the NBA aint your type of hype or you feel like the media is criticizing every little step you take, we love you!
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She was a little out of pocket, but at the same time she is just supporting the man she loves. I may not agree with her, but I refuse to demonize her. Hell, I wish somebody would be ride-or-die for me like that!
Now on to the more important issue: when are you dropping a mix CD??? I am loving this playlist. You have pandora and spotify BEAT!!! By a long shot. I hav not heard these songs in YEARS, do you hear me? Bringing me back to when I was a young nobody out in these streets. Whew!