No Longer A Girl, Finally A Woman: Lady Gaga’s Talent Arrives on ‘Joanne’

by Shae Joanne is in no way a people pleaser album. “Perfect Illusion”, the first single off of Lady Gaga‘s fifth release, was the presage to her latest chapter being her most personal yet. The ’80s-touched power ballad, ensconced in dark disco, left most listeners bewildered, despite her openly valiant vocals and common subject of romantic disappointment. The track isContinue reading “No Longer A Girl, Finally A Woman: Lady Gaga’s Talent Arrives on ‘Joanne’”

I Don’t Get It. I Thought Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion” Was Great

by S.L. Chambers I’m listening to “Perfect Illusion” for the second time. Again, I responded excitedly to the beginning bass and guitar riffs that captured anticipation, as if in the middle of a sandstorm, and vibrated like a tribute to 1980s rock. It is super polished in its production than its predecessors. The rock sound isContinue reading “I Don’t Get It. I Thought Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion” Was Great”

Lady Gaga’s “Til It Happens To You” Impactfully Tackles College Sexual Assault [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone magazine’s November 2014 cover article “A Rape On Campus” was meant to be a blistering expose on what happened to female student Jackie who was reportedly gang raped by UVA frat jerks. Yet as soon as the piece became available, accusations of false information lunged at RS and its writer Sabrina Erderly. The monthsContinue reading “Lady Gaga’s “Til It Happens To You” Impactfully Tackles College Sexual Assault [VIDEO]”