Grammys 2015: Kanye West Needs To Sit Down

This has gone on far enough: Kanye West needs to have a seat. When Kanye infamously interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech to declare “Single Ladies” the best video of all time at the VMAs in 2009, it was shocking, rude, and embarrassing for all involved. It would also set the tone for the next five years…

The 2014 VMAs Didn’t Suck; It’s 2014 Pop Music That Does

It’s easy to blame last night’s banal VMAs on MTV and their production crew. I mean, no offensive twerking? Surely the network has lost its touch. But that would be too easy, and misses the entire point of the VMAs. What makes the MTV Video Music Awards important is not its celebration of music videos (and…

Beyoncé Releases Elevator Fight Statement

May the shady memes cease and worshipping resume: Beyoncé has spoken. The pop superstar released a statement with husband Jay Z to the Associated Press about the elevator fight with Solange that made headlines around the world. In the statement, they said that the family worked through the incident and that both Jay Z and…

Welcome to Beyonce’s PR Nightmare

By now, everyone will have heard about the huge fight between Jay Z and Solange Knowles, Beyonce’s sister, in an elevator at a MET Gala afterparty. For the next week or so, everyone from casual fans to entertainment pundits (I’m personally waiting on Wendy Williams’s take; expect the whole hour to be dedicated to the…

Songs I’m Obsessed With: Beyoncé’s “XO”

At this point in the game, it’s pretty clear that we are all living in a world ruled by Beyoncé. Seriously, if you haven’t accepted that, I’m not sure where you’ve been, especially in the last month, when she turned pop music on its head with her “visual album” BEYONCÉ. While she proved she didn’t…