“A Diva is a female version of a hustler” – Beyoncé
“She thought she was a queen; she lived in Queens” – Alicia Keys
“She’s a lover and a fighter and a king and a mother ;
(Woman, woman) Turn a boy to a man, build a whole empire
That woman got a story […] she a genius – Diana Gordon
Even more than a story, that woman got a legend: The Legend of Diana Gordon.
Lifetime songwriter, Diana Gordon is a girl from the Queens, grown woman, who acknowledges her own worth and empowers women to embrace their womanhood.
Her single Woman, released this December 7th, is an uplifting anthem.
The lyrics celebrate Woman’s identity, highlighting their bossy kind, independent, enduring, life and love giving,…
This is the song to awaken the beauty and the genius in all women.
A feminist anthem that elevates every female individual to the equal stage with every man, even putting females at a higher position:
“I know you the man, but don’t forget where you come from” as Diana firmly sings with proud.
Diana originally debuted the song on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and gave the outstanding rendition of a hard rocking yet soulful piece.
There is duality to notice in the songwriting, that combines a fierce instrumentation, hard rock guitar chords, with a smooth and light voice that sings out strong words from a multi-faceted individual.
This duality reflects the character of a woman, the hard to handle one, the hard-and-soft-at-the-same-time one.
Like an Alicia Keys’ Superwoman song, Diana Gordon gives tribute to the single Black mother that acts the mother and the father, the good wife who can enjoy her life and be there and care at home, the working lady concerned about her business, the woke woman, and the list goes on…
Besides, the music video exposes 5 pregnant women on the cusp of giving birth and hungry, everyone having to pee at the same time. It was also one of the calmest days I’ve ever experienced.
“We all wanted to capture the incredible beauty of this ancient magic called ‘creation of life.” states Diana Gordon.
Earlier this year she released another piece, titled The Legend Of, a song that paints all the colors and shades of her background, from poverty to success, signed Wynter Gordon, as she used to call herself in the past.
Her success story contains her major credits, such as being co-writer for Mary J. Blige Gonna Breakthrough, featured on Mary J. Blige’s 2005 album The Breakthrough.
More recently, she’s been the co-writer for Beyoncé, and she co-wrote 3 sons on 9 times Grammy nominated album, Sorry, Daddy’s Son and Don’t Hurt Yourself.
Knowing that she worked with Beyoncé emphasizes her image of bossy, independent and woke woman.
Tracks like The Legend Of are the proof of her self-awakening, as this song is the first released one under her real name, Diana, after she left a pseudonym Wynter, under which one she couldn’t feel as a natural woman, true to herself.
To conclude, given her live performances, actual time-stopping experience, Diana Gordon is a must see and a must-listen too.