Halsey had their first taste of global success with the cheesy EDM hit “Closer.” Together with the Chainsmokers, they released one of the biggest songs of summer 2016. If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power bears no resemblance sonically to any of their other work. It comes with a newfound sense of confidence the singer seemed to lack previously.
“i spent my entire teenage years hating myself because of the shit y’all preached would happen to me because i was gay. so i hope u are mad, stay mad, feel the same anger you teach us to have towards ourselves,” 21-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter and openly gay cultural icon Lil Nas X tweeted on March 27.