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Even Divas Need Drums

Christina × Beyoncé × Adele

Photo by ZooFari. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

According to Beyoncé in “Diva,” a diva is just a “hustla.” To me, that suggests divas bust their butts to make a buck, only to see much of the benefit go to someone else.

It’s a common complaint in the music business, one that most divas’ drummers might voice if they weren’t so busy laying down a beat. Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, and Adele are three…




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J.P. Williams

J.P. Williams

I write about the intersection of arts and ideas, my small contribution to the #ThinGraphiteLine between civilization and its collapse.

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