Following Kanye West‘s disrespectful faux pas towards Beck for winning Album of the Year at the 2015 Grammys, social media and real music fans weren’t the only ones disappointed in West’s lack of class and grace for his fellow artist. ’90s rock-alt heroine, and one of my personal faves, Shirley Manson (of the band Garbage) wrote an open letter on Facebook to West about his actions. … Continue reading One of My 90s Heroines, Shirley Manson, Lets Kanye West Have It In An Open Letter
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The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore featured a segment on Black fatherhood to discuss the cultural shift of the Black family in America. The panel consisted of Charles M. Blow of The New York Times, founder of the Center for Urban Families Joe Jones, Nightly Show correspondent Mike Yard and Common (Lordt, he looks good), all of which who gave the “uh-oh” face once… Continue reading The Nightly Show’s ‘Black Fatherhood Segment’ Tried To Get The Tea On Black Women & We’re Like, Did They Just Diss Us?
Before the 2015 Grammy Awards aired, I knew Katy Perry was going to feature a woman speaking of her experience with domestic abuse. I didn’t know how it was going to tie into her performance, which the speaker would be introducing, and I ran through her Prism album in my mind. I knew she had two ballads about her divorce from comedian Russell Brand, “Ghost” and … Continue reading President Obama & Katy Perry Effortlessly Addressed Domestic Abuse At The Grammys [Extended, Original Version]