Category: Alesha Dixon

The Boy Does Nothing – Unpacking the Dance Floor Feminism Anthem

In the 2008 hit ‘The Boy Does Nothing,’ Alesha Dixon spins a seemingly straightforward pop groove into a feminist embroidery of rhythm and sass. At the surface, its catchy hooks and dance-ready beats beckon listeners to the dance floor with an infectious fervor. Yet, beneath the pulsating rhythms lies a deeper narrative; one that encapsulates a reflection on gender roles, expectations, and empowerment.

Tallest Girl

“Tallest Girl” by Alesha Dixon 

Alesha Dixon stands at a relatively-tall, albeit not-too-extreme height of 5’7”. As such, the title of this song (“Tallest Girl”) is not meant to be taken literally. Instead what the titular metaphor points to, most simply...