Get On Your Knees ~ Nicki Minaj ft. Ariana Grande

Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande

Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande

Get On Your Knees has thrown under the bus the art of courtship in favor of primal and animalistic sex performance. As I listened to this track, gushy Zales and Kay’s Jewelers commercials came to mind featuring all of those couples who are so in love that only a diamond ring and/or a heart-shaped pendant can express what they really are feeling about romantic love (what’s that?). Yes, over the years as I have listened to some of the music playing on the airwaves, I have tried hard not to admit this but now I must: Courtship–the “middle wo/man” to getting “it”–and all of its accoutrements (roses, poems, jewelry) has been told s/he no longer is needed. Interested partners just should beg for “it!” … sigh … Romance is dead, and Cupid has been thrown to the wolves!

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