Music

Lily Allen’s ‘Hard Out Here’ Effectively Dismantles Entire Entertainment Paradigm

Music

Lily Allen’s ‘Hard Out Here’ Effectively Dismantles Entire Entertainment Paradigm

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In a move that’s likely to rock the entertainment industry to its very core, Lily Allen has taken aim at the materialism and hyper-sexualization of the music world in her new rapidly viral video for “Hard Out Here.” It’s got everything you could want for a critique of the system, from funny twerking to ironically sexy (but also regularly sexy) dancers, a goofy old white dude meant to represent The Man, banana blow jobs and champagne cum shots. It’s satire so subtle you wouldn’t notice it was even there if you didn’t pay attention, or if you actually did.