Was It Appropriate Of Seventeen Magazine To Talk About Plastic Surgery?

Is Seventeen a magazine still targeted towards female readers who are nineteen and under? When I read the news briefs of Iggy Azalea discussing the “emotional journey” of her plastic surgeries in her Seventeen cover story, (she confirmed her breasts and nose being tweaked), I couldn’t help but wonder, if it was appropriate of a publication for young girls to be talking about this kind of subject so flagrantly? I get … Continue reading Was It Appropriate Of Seventeen Magazine To Talk About Plastic Surgery?

‘Bad Blood’ And ‘Feeling Myself’ Were Great For Women In Pop Culture

Yes, I said it. I thought Taylor Swift‘s “Bad Blood” and Nicki Minaj‘s (surprise clip for) “Feeling Myself” were great for women in pop culture. And while I had less of an enthusiastic reaction to the Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea collabo of “Pretty Girls”, I also appreciated their project for it was another set of women in music getting together. In the month of … Continue reading ‘Bad Blood’ And ‘Feeling Myself’ Were Great For Women In Pop Culture

Azealia vs. Azalea: Why Do We Care If White Artists Respond To Black Issues?

Having reached her threshold of witnessing enough Black cultural heists from today’s White artists, rapper Azealia Banks stirred a huge pot of emotions when she instigated the topic of White artists not paying it forward to the Black community. Following the non-indictment for White Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who killed Black Eric Garner with an illegal chokehold in Staten Island, NY, Banks tweeted a series of … Continue reading Azealia vs. Azalea: Why Do We Care If White Artists Respond To Black Issues?