She answered my question! Venus Zine took reader submitted questions to ask Xtina, and guess what! Mine was picked and she answered, hence, some lady wisdom below:
Emily (me): “What advice can you give aspiring female musicians who may not fit the industry’s mold?”
Christina Aguilera: “Don’t settle, and stay true to who you are as an artist. Follow the lead of people you trust, but remember why it is you do what you do.”
In the summer 2010 issue of Venus Zine Magazine.
Another The Runaways movie review via Venus Zine.
Another Girl Power interview with Marisa Meltzer. Via Edrants.
Chris Pureka, Folk tunes that make some noise!
Black-Women-Rockers via The Angry Black Woman.
Christina Aguilera’s new single “Not Myself Tonight” debuts March 30th, and her new album Bionic will be released June 8th. Via Christina Aguilera. I’m digging the whole robotic thing.
Madonna is the most played artist of the decade in the UK. via BBC.
Women in Alternative Music via Feminism/Pop Culture.
Learn how to get Joan Jett’s guitar/amp tone via Gibson.
Image gallery of girls who rock featuring The Runaways, Sleater-Kinney, Courtney Love and more, via MSN.
Lady Gaga, Grrrl Power, and Rock & Roll Feminism via Reality Check.
What happened to angry female music stars? via The Guardian UK.