Rebecca Black's new video is directed at you, the hater

Rebecca Black's new video is directed at you, the hater

Whom she can't talk to right now, as she is busy getting her paper

As promised a mere week ago, on a Monday that followed the weekend we were all looking forward to, accidental Internet sensation Rebecca Black has debuted her follow-up to “Friday” and the YouTube video that briefly captivated a smirking nation. And don’t think that all that ironic appreciation of “Friday” escaped Black’s attention: She targets “My Moment” squarely at all the “haters” who doubted her, as she’s “about to prove you wrong” with a song commemorating the fame that she’s already achieved, as evidenced by all the scenes of her riding in a limo. While it lacks the immediate street-level observations about breakfast and seating options in automobiles of her early work, “My Moment” is clearly a much more personal anthem for Black. Backed only by her band of multiracial young musicians and a smidgen of judiciously applied AutoTune, Black and her serious-time bangs step up and own the stardom that she rightfully earned when her mother cut a $4,000 check to Ark Music to make her a pop star.

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