Music & Nightlife
Brooklyn gets the "California Girls" treatment, and it's as awful as it sounds
Blue-haired up-and-comer Catey Shaw's latest single dropped yesterday and, in the vein of Katy Perry's "fine, fresh, fierce" hit "California Girls," it attempts to introduce the world to a microcosm of the female population, this time centered around the 11206 zip code. Yes, we're talking "Brooklyn Girls," a bubbly, insufferable ode to Kings County femmes prone to septum piercings, snapbacks and stoop hangs, because of course.
The track only applies to about four Bushwick blocks of Girls-miming ladyhood, but to Shaw, "the whole thing about a Brooklyn girl is that you don’t have to be from Brooklyn." Actually, Kato, that's exactly what it means. But judge for yourself: Shaw's performing a free show to celebrate the release tomorrow night at Baby's All Right in—where else?—Brooklyn.