Why Billie Eilish ISN’T Body Positive

Ahead of her new album era Happier Than Ever, Billie Eilish stunned on the June cover of British Vogue this week with a new look. While she debuted platinum blonde hair featured on the cover on Instagram several weeks ago (in the third-most liked photo on the platform), the real reveal of the cover shoot…

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Everyone is Getting Their Own Documentary Now

Everyone wants to feel “in” on something. That’s exactly why feature-length documentaries are a trending move for folks with something to sell, particularly musicians who have an album to promote. Demi Lovato’s latest Youtube Original series (she now has two), Dancing with the Devil, documents the star’s journey since her near-fatal drug overdose in 2018.…

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Is The “WAP” Era Bad for Women?

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion stole the show at the 63rd Grammy Awards Sunday night with a controversial performance and the internet has spiraled because of it. The pair’s futuristic strip-club inspired performance of their No. 1 song “WAP” dropped several jaws Sunday, with clips of the artists’ thrusting and twerking moves soon after…

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Taylor Swift’s Evermore Is About Marriage

The juicy A-list bits about Swift’s life are absent from Folklore and Evermore as she takes on the perspective of the every day woman. Again speaking in the third person, several tracks on Evermore use the unique voice of a wife.

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Shape of Abuse

You know, The Grammy’s almost had me fooled. As I watched my favorite musicians smile and wave upon entry, white #TimesUp roses in tow, I thought this awards ceremony would be a solid progression in keeping the movement relevant, giving the collective statement against sexual abuse the respect it deserves. Red carpet interviews were directed…

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MY JAWBREAKERS WOMEN OF THE YEAR

What. A. Year. The voices of 2017 were anything but quiet. I consider this a year of so much passion, courage and expression for women. As 2017 comes to a close, and we reflect upon peaks and pits, I wanted to celebrate women that really did it this year. Here are the females in media that made…

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The Politics of White Guys With Guitars

Hi, nice to meet you. I recently got engaged. Oh, that’s nice. Did I mention I’m engaged? Somehow that statement is equally exciting and nerve-wracking every time I say it. About two weeks ago, my boyfriend of over five years proposed at a downtown park in my city. I haven’t stopped smiling since. Between looking down…

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Gaga: Five Foot Two

A Netflix documentary on the life of Lady Gaga seems so right, don’t you think? Netflix has successfully branded their original projects with a no-holds-barred sort of flare, so the news Gaga: Five Foot Two would premiere September 22nd on the streaming service delighted fans. The documentary promised to show a side of the star we had never…

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Underrated Music Videos That Cleared My Acne in 2017

Have you ever been so blessed by a music video that it payed off your student loans, boosted your credit score and cleared your acne? Music videos are an often overlooked form of entertainment, but — when done right– have the capacity to elevate songs to their full artistic potential. This year, I have gotten…

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Look What You Made Me Do

Let’s talk about Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” music video.   The video for Swift’s lead single off her upcoming album Reputation is smashing everywhere. What many consider the return of their favorite pop star, Reputation is supposed to be as much a reinvention as it is a response to her recent media backlash. “Look What…

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