Which state in Nigeria is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie from?

Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Adichie in 2020
Born 15 September 1977 Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
Pen name Amanda N. Adichie
Occupation Novelist, short story writer, non-fiction writer

Which Nigerian author features on Beyoncé’s track flawless?

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The song features a speech delivered by Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (pictured).

What does Beyoncé mean by feminism in her speech?

Beyoncé samples Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s call to feminism. The pop diva quotes Adichie’s definition of a feminist as “a person who believes in the social, economic and political equality of the sexes”. Over the course of the 30-minute speech, the novelist argues that we do “a great disservice” to boys in how we raise them,…

Does Beyoncé sample Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s call to feminism?

Beyoncé samples Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s call to feminism. This article is more than 5 years old. The Nigerian writer’s impassioned words from TEDx talk used by pop diva Beyoncé on her new track ***Flawless.

What does Beyonce’s’flawless’say about sexuality?

Another section sampled on ***Flawless argues that girls are raised “to see each other as competitors, not for jobs or accomplishments which I think can be a good thing, but for the attention of men”. Beyoncé has also used lines from a part of the speech where Adichie queries parents’ attitudes towards young people’s sexuality:

Did Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “***flawless” sample the TEDxEuston talk?

But the highlight of the album (and yes, we are biased): The song “***Flawless,” which samples the message author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie delivered in a talk at TEDxEuston called “ We should all be feminists .”