Music

BitchTapes: Celebrating Queer Latinx Artists For Pride

This BitchTape honors queer Latinx artists, from an array of genres, who refuse to hide their sexuality.

Diva Behavior: Can We Call Beyoncé a Genius Now?

Beyoncé as an artist is also questioning a lot of things about the way we do things. Read more »

Back by Popular Demand: Beyoncé Harnesses the Power of Conjuring in “Formation”

In “Formation,” Beyoncé gathers ghosts to attend to history and the present, standing in for a myriad possible conjure women from various Black spiritual traditions. Read more »

BitchTapes: Happy Pride Month!

Each June, and throughout the year, we celebrate LGBTQ communities. Read more »

New Rules: Megan Thee Stallion’s Hot Girl Confidence is Super Infectious on “Fever”

“Fever” is a state of the union address for Megan’s “Hottie” nation. Read more »

Singing about Female Masturbation Has Become Cool—but Is It Helping?

Singing about masturbation is, for women artists, still radical. Read more »

Carrying the Torch: Beyoncé Embodies the FUBU Mantra in “Homecoming”

Black women have long been the collectors of knowledge in the Black community. Read more »

“Cuz I Love You” Invites Women to a Self-Love that Runs Deeper than Hashtags

Cuz I Love You’s self-love anthems aren’t cheesy, forced, or performative, thanks to Lizzo’s evolution as an artist. Read more »

“Homecoming” Homework: 7 Books to Read after Watching Beyoncé’s Epic Documentary

Homecoming is so much more than just pop culture; it’s a masterclass on “schoolin’ life.” Read more »

BitchTapes: Asian and Asian American Rock Stars

This week’s BitchTapes features feminist music by artists of Asian or Asian American heritage.  Read more »

Digitizing the Dead is Capitalism’s Next Ghoulish Move

When celebrities, especially musicians, die, fans rightfully grieve for them, but what happens when mourning marries capitalism? Read more »

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