The Weaponization of Pop

Crimes Against Autotune: Relevance and Vanity in Pop Videos

An old friend of mine, Caitlin Burns, brings up an exceedingly interesting point that I don’t think anyone else is talking about. Pop music is increasingly being used as a way for fancy rich people to play fancy rich games and flirt with being even more famous. The possibility of ANY video to go viral based on some weird eldritch magicks that “no one” understands ensures that we now, have this available to our eyes:

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