Janelle Monae Holds It Down For The Underdogs In Her David Bowie Cover Heroes (Video)

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Janelle Monae is always making statements: with music, fashion, lyrics, and more. In her video to “Heroes,” the cover of the famed 1977 David Bowie record, Purple Ribbon’s secret weapon stands up to bullying. This M*I*A-style video tells a story, and has an upside. Whether the song is about love, schoolyard violence, or apocalypse (as it was used in the 1996 Godzilla film), it’s a great song, especially when Janelle or D.B. sing it…

What music do you think is best to take on your oppressors?

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