If I Were a Boy (video)

    The hardest-working woman in music released two videos this week for singles from I Am…, due this November. The first is for “If I Were a Boy” which, like the song itself, is melodramatic and only entertaining once (if that). The clip tells the tale of a lady-cop who gets a little too close to her partner. Meanwhile, her man sits and home buying her gifts and blowing up her phone. If you manage to stay awake long enough, you’ll see their positions flip back to the presumably traditional gender roles, giving B the opportunity to shed a tender tear on camera. Meh…