This is starting to sound more and more like a shameless publicity stunt and it's tacky as hell.
"Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are" - B.F.
Originally posted by Lately 1814
Approaching a song rhythmically, rather than melodically, is something synonymous with Beyonce/DC and probably her claim to fame in respects to the question being posed.Of course CIL pretty much popularized "Go-Go" in popular music. The only other notable "Go-Go" song prior to CIL is "Doin' The Butt", and that was 1988.
An argument could be made that Beyonce is the one who popularized the heavy Urban/Hip-Hop driven backing with R&B outside of the US. "Deja Vu", "Drunk In Love" (in time), and CIL just to name a few.
If you celebrate the higher income, then you are celebrating the higher price, which means you're celebrating paying more, which means you're dumb. But I know you're smart so you are not going to celebrate the overpricedness.