Your Life–Handled–Thanks To Lana Del Rey, Kelela And FKA Twigs’ New Music Videos

Lawd, I WASN’T READY, when I pressed play and watched Lana Del Rey‘s video for “High by the Beach” from her upcoming album Honeymoon (I am counting the days. I am a self-confessed Stan for the LDR). The song is her usual nexus of calming, laid-back vocals, challenged by tragicomic music that always seems prepared for the worst while still (somehow) singing in longing (case … Continue reading Your Life–Handled–Thanks To Lana Del Rey, Kelela And FKA Twigs’ New Music Videos

Tinashe’s 2015 MTV #VMAs Dress Is Similar to J. Lo’s 2003 Vibe Magazine Cover

Tinashe, on her Instagram page, posted a picture of her from the official radio bar red carpet of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. Her houndstooth dress is a vintage Azzedine Alaia from 1991. But it was also extremely similar to an outfit Jennifer Lopez wore twelve years before on her second cover of the (then) print edition of VIBE magazine back in 2003. So technically Tinashe, or … Continue reading Tinashe’s 2015 MTV #VMAs Dress Is Similar to J. Lo’s 2003 Vibe Magazine Cover

My 6 Memorable #VMAs from the Last 20 Years

MTV’s Video Music Awards are 30 years old this year! Beginning in 1984, in time, the annual show became a cultural landmark of pre-planned and unforeseen foolishness and iconic moments. I recalled the award show off and on when I was little, but I didn’t really start watching the show in its entirety until 1997. 1997 was the first year I sat down and absorbed … Continue reading My 6 Memorable #VMAs from the Last 20 Years