Music

BitchTapes: Celebrating Aretha Franklin

The world is darker today. Read more »

Rapped Up: Why Can’t the Mainstream Media Address Female MCs One at a Time?

As soon as the spotlight expands to allow another woman in, critics trip over themselves, cranking out long articles stuffed with several different female artists. Read more »

BitchTapes: Tunes For The Perfect Summer Pool Party

Summer’s in full swing, and so too are pool parties. Read more »

BitchTapes: Road Trip Tunes

A playlist of songs that you will want to belt at the top of your lungs as you drive cross-country. Read more »

BitchTapes: The Year Black Women Ruled R&B

Remembering 1998 as the last apex for Black women’s R&B. Read more »

Rewarding Violence: Hip Hop Turns Abusers Into Martyrs

Black women are often asked to explain away the sins of Black men. Read more »

BitchTapes: 17 Artists You Should Listen to this Summer

Celebrating musicians who are making excellent art on their own terms. Read more »

BitchTapes: Travel

No trip is complete without great music! Read more »

Dear Kanye West: North and Chicago Are Not Your Karma

People call down girl children like plagues. Read more »

BitchTapes: After Weinstein

After Weinstein, women are more vocal than ever. Read more »

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