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?
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
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?