Madonna Is Celebrating The 30th Anniversary Of Her ‘Like A Prayer’ Video

What was considered a controversial video at the time, Madonna’s “Like A Prayer” video is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

The musical legend took to Instagram to celebrate the moment.

“30 years ago today I released Like a Prayer and made a video that caused so much controversy because I kissed a black saint and danced in front of burning crosses,” Madonna recalled.

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“I also made a commercial with PEPSI that was banned because my video was seen as inappropriate. Happy Birthday to Me and Controversy!”

The singer tried to share the video the day before, “but was blocked.”

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“Like A Prayer” was part of Madonna’s fourth studio album and her seventh number-one hit on the Billboard Top 100.

Religious groups boycotted Pepsi after they used her song in a commercial. They cancelled their sponsorship agreement with Madonna but allowed her to keep her fee.

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