Mayo in Music: 2018 VMAs and Problematic Madonna

The MTV VMAs have come and gone again, hurdling over the age old question “How are the VMAs still relevant?”. The 2018 VMAs had to scream about its relevancy with a very special delivery that reminded us all that as a society, we still do a lot of things that make me want to open the Ark of the Covenant in a very public place to end all of our eternal suffering in an exquisitely painful fashion.

I propose a question to you, dear reader: of all the absolutely incredible black performers we have right, HOW and WHY was Madonna chosen to perform a “tribute” to recently deceased Gospel and Soul Queen Aretha Franklin?

It’s a damn travesty. You deserved better, Queen.

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