This holiday season I have been M.I.A. for many reasons. In the past three months, activities such as, Christmas shopping, school projects and recovering from pneumonia has just been a few stressful parts of my life. But with every storm cloud comes a rainbow. And I’m getting pumped up for my next novel.
The story is about a badass female running things on the high seas. Yes, this time I’m trying to write in the historical romance genre (and of course, it will be with a twist😉!). Also, I’m excited about my African American leading lady. She is fiercer than a Foxy Brown movie.
[*Side note: I will admit that this may have turned into a procrastination project but it’s justified since it motivates me to write more. At least that’s what I told myself an hour and a half into making this list.]
Anyway, to get me in the mind state of writing about a no-nonsense pillar of strength, I created a playlist filled with woman empowerment beats. Check out “STRONG WOMEN ANTHEMS” ON YouTube.com along with my other fun soundtracks to my previous novels.
Demi Lovato – Confident
Rachel Platten – Fight Song
Beyoncé – Run the World (Girls)
Beyoncé – Listen
Jill Scott – Try
Hailee Steinfeld – Love Myself
Beyoncé – Grown Woman
P!nk – Perfect
P!nk – So What
Meredith Brooks – Bitch
Katy Perry – Roar
Christina Aguilera – Beautiful
Christina Aguilera – Fighter
Christina Aguilera – Can’t Hold Us Down
Alicia Keys – Superwoman
Mary J Blige – Good Woman Down
Mary J Blige – Not Gon Cry
Mary J Blige – Just Fine
Destiny’s Child – Independent Women, Pt. 1
Destiny’s Child – Survivor
Kelly Clarkson – Miss Independent
Kelly Clarkson – Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)
No Doubt – Just a Girl
Gwen Stefani – Hollaback Girl
Eve – Let Me Blow Ya Mind ft. Gwen Stefani
Eve – Who’s That Girl?
Whitney Houston – I’m Evey Woman
Aretha Franklin – Respect
Aretha Franklin – Think
Tina Turner – What’s Love Got to Do With It
Pat Benater – Invincible
Estelle – Conqueror
India. Arie – Video
Angie Stone ft. Calvin Richardson – More Than Woman
Beyoncé- ***Flawless ft. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Foxy Brown – Big Bad Mama ft. Dru Hill
Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out
En Vogue – Free your Mind
Solange – Don’t Touch My Hair ft. Sampha
Salt ‘n Pepa – None of Your Business
Queen Latifah – U.N.I.T.Y.
TLC – Hat 2 Da Back
TLC – Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg
Lil’ Kim ft. Lil Cease – Crush On You
MC Lyte – Ruffneck
Spice Girls – Wannabe
Erykah Badu – Apple Tree
Jill Scott – Hate On Me
Are there any songs that scream badass women? Let me know if I missed any in the comments below. Also add your thoughts on the songs selected. I hope they give you inspiration they gave me.
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Also, keep an eye out for Jasmine Lace’s new novel dropping Spring 2019. Experience Dominique DuBois fight her way through her past and present to find her love in the future.