Beyoncé and Jay Z, America's Royals, Have Landed at the Louvre

After a brief disruption, the Parisian sojourn of the American royal family — Beyoncé, Jay Z and Blue Ivy — is back on schedule. The Knowles-Carter clan has shared photos from an idyllic (read: private) trip to the Louvre, where Jay and Bey embraced amongst priceless works of art and the young dauphine frolicked in… » 10/13/14 10:30am 10/13/14 10:30am

'All About That Bass' Singer Meghan Trainor Is Not All About Feminism

Meghan Trainor, who sings "All About That Bass" — currently number one on the Billboard charts — has entered the pantheon with Beyoncé — she’s tried to distance herself from feminism. With this action, she joins the ranks of Mrs. Carter-Knowles (before her latest self-titled album), Katy Perry, Lana Del Rey and others… » 9/22/14 4:50pm 9/22/14 4:50pm

Katy Perry Misses the Point on Cultural Appropriation Criticism

In her latest Rolling Stone feature, Katy Perry addresses the accusations of cultural appropriation that have followed her throughout her career. Based on her response, it's clearly something she's thought about quite critically: "I guess I'll just stick to baseball and hot dogs, and that's it," she says. Oh, boy. » 7/30/14 4:40pm 7/30/14 4:40pm

Katy Perry's New Perfume Ad Is a Socio-Political Nightmare

Katy Perry is the undeniable queen of glitzy glammy things that miss the mark. Whether it's sporting a ridiculous grill in an Ancient Egypt-themed music video or giving a performance in a smorgasbord of pan-Asian imagery (a visual P.F. Chang's), or having her backup dancers wear bodysuits that resemble a caricature » 7/11/14 1:00pm 7/11/14 1:00pm