By: Jerrica Zabala, student at SFU
Content Warning: Mentions of gun violence in lyrics.
We have reached the peak of Scorpio season and the air is powerful, sensual and exciting. There’s a certain seriousness to being a Scorpio and these magnetizing basslines will have you harnessing that power. Find the themes of ambition, healing, mystery and justice as we enter the season of storms.
“Deal Wiv It” by Mura Masa & Slowthai
Photo credit: Polydor Records
From Northampton, British rapper Slowthai has his head turned and ears pricked with his politically charged tunes highlighting local injustices in the UK like Brexit and disparity of social classes. “I asked for a pint for three pounds / he said it was a five / well that’s gentrification, asshole!” His outspoken and intelligent charisma appeals to anyone who meets a mo Scorpio.as he states:Go with it.”
“Like the Boysby Rina Sawayama
Photo credit: DirtyHit
If I could sum up Sawayama’s music in one word, it would be kaleidoscopic. Do you feel like you are in crisis? Listen to these heart-pounding tunes and let me know if you’re a “believer” afterwards. She expresses her confidence, “like the boys”, while mocking the way traditional masculinity tries to show confidence in society. This gives intense rising energy to Scorpio – replenished and served.
“Boomerang” by Yebba
Photo credit: RCA Records Label
Those who believe in karma will feel its strength when meet a Scorpio Mars or listen to Yebba sing. As this songbird tells the story of an abusive relationship, she finds herself in an obsessive confrontation between her emotions and the logic behind her decisions, with lyrics like “If I shoot him in the head / then he’s dead / and he lives”. in my thoughts.” But don’t worry, whatever you do to Yebba, she swears “it’ll come back like a boomerang”.
“In my opinionby Young Fathers
Photo credit: Ninja Tune
Young Fatherrs, a trio enin Edinburgh, Scotland, have inspired by biblical and evangelical themes to create “In My opinion.” The R&B, hip-hop, and post-punk song has multi-dimensional lyrics and emotional undertones.nes. He hints that when vulnerability is expressed in a relationship, it is not always fully reciprocated. Their ambiguous lyrics of “writing blank checks” or wanting to be “king until I am” reflect that love without depth is unfulfilling – any Scorpio Venus placement can tell you that.