Better girl power anthem: 'I Will Survive' or 'U.N.I.T.Y.'? | The Tylt

Better girl power anthem: 'I Will Survive' or 'U.N.I.T.Y.'?

Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive" and Queen Latifah's "U.N.I.T.Y." crushed the competition in the first round of our Best Girl Power Anthem bracket. Gaynor recorded possibly the greatest women's survival anthem, while Latifah rapped the best respect-demanding empowerment song. Which song should be crowned the best girl power anthem of all-time? 🎤💁🏿💁🏽

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Better girl power anthem: 'I Will Survive' or 'U.N.I.T.Y.'?
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A festive crown for the winner
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Better girl power anthem: 'I Will Survive' or 'U.N.I.T.Y.'?
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Don't forget to cast your vote for the rest our "Girl Power Anthem" debates below!

For the past several decades—female artists have declared their independence, dismantled double standards and empowered women with their music. Enter the "Girl Power Anthem." What better way to celebrate Women's History Month than to honor the women in music who influenced feminist movements, and ultimately pick the greatest girl power anthem of all time. 

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Gloria's "I Will Survive" beat Janet Jackson's "Control" in our first round. Latifah's "U.N.I.T.Y." won over Aretha Franklin's "Respect."

Now it is "I Will Survive" versus "U.N.I.T.Y." Which song is the greater girl power anthem?

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Notable lyrics of "I Will Survive"

At first I was afraid, I was petrified,
Kept thinking I could never live without you by my side
But then I spent so many nights thinking how you did me wrong,
And I grew strong, and I learned how to get along.

Watch the music video for "I Will Survive" below.

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Notable lyrics of "U.N.I.T.Y."

U.N.I.T.Y., U.N.I.T.Y. that's a unity (You gotta let him know)
(You go, come on here we go)
U.N.I.T.Y., Love a black woman from (You got to let him know)Infinity to infinity (You ain't a bitch or a ho)U.N.I.T.Y., U.N.I.T.Y. that's a unity (You gotta let him know)(You go, come on here we go)U.N.I.T.Y., Love a black man from (You got to let him know)Infinity to infinity (You ain't a bitch or a ho)
Instinct leads me to another flowEvery time I hear a brother call a girl a bitch or a ho
Trying to make a sister feel low
You know all of that gots to go

Watch the music video for "U.N.I.T.Y." below.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Better girl power anthem: 'I Will Survive' or 'U.N.I.T.Y.'?
#TeamGloriaGaynor
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamQueenLatifah