The Provocative Entertainer; Madonna Ciccon
A queen of style and an antagonist to the ruling elite, Madonna achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content and social values in mainstream popular music and imagery. Her music videos were lapped up by millions of fans for various reasons.
A powerful feminist with a difference, Madonna Louise Ciccone known simply as Madonna was born August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan. She is an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, director, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and image, and for maintaining her autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions, which have generated some controversy. Referred to as the "Queen of Pop", Madonna is often cited as an influence by other artists.
Madonna has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time and is known for continuously reinventing both her music, image, and for retaining a standard of autonomy within the recording industry. She attained immense popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Critics have praised her diverse musical productions which have also been known to induce controversy.
In her book "Sex", Madonna photographed by Steven Meisel takes a provocative look at sexual fantasies in photographs and words. Specially packaged, "Sex" combines enticing prose, photography and an exclusive CD included with the book.
Known for her provocativeness and wish that society become a healthier place, this book provides much inspiration to open oneself to new possibilities when it come to sex and relationships, but note some may consider this book offensive as it deals with sexuality in a mature responsible manner.
Madonna continues to entertain and inspire, may she endure as modern personification of the Divine Feminine.
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