Linda Perry - "What's Up?"
In support of National Pride Month, for the entire month of June I will only post artists who Identify as somewhere on the LGBTQI Spectrum. We are loud, we are proud, and we deserve to be heard.
Her talent is undeniable. She shook the music world as a front woman, and continues to shape it with hit after hit for other artists. The way she writes has a way of twining right around your heart and attaching itself to your soul. She's a legend in her own time, who is constantly helping others achieve their own greatness. We should all be so lucky.
Linda Perry is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. She first became known as the lead singer and primary songwriter of 4 Non Blondes and has since founded two record labels and composed and produced hit songs for several other artists. They include: "Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera; "What You Waiting For?" by Gwen Stefani; and "Get the Party Started" by P!nk. Perry has also contributed to albums by Adele, Alicia Keys, and Courtney Love, as well as signing and distributing James Blunt in the United States. Perry was also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015.
Perry is openly lesbian. She famously displayed the slang word "dyke" on her guitar for a performance with 4 Non Blondes at the 1994 Billboard Music Awards.
So today, with joy in my heart, I choose Linda Perry's (4 Non Blondes) "What's Up?" as my, take a deep breath, shift into the light, take a leap, song for a, when no others can, when no one will, when everyone is telling you not to, Thursday.