Nah, Rihanna: A History of 'Vogue' Exploiting Queer People of Color

In 2008, Rihanna covered Madonna's "Vogue" for Fashion Rocks, the annual music-and-fashion-melding charity runway show. Accompanied by an elaborate stage show with ostrich feather-wielding buff dudes worthy of Madge herself, it was a fairly pitch-perfect interpretation of the 1990 single, no errant bouts of melisma… » 1/13/15 1:00pm 1/13/15 1:00pm

Madonna Uses French Hostage Crisis to Promote Her New Album

It's been two days since 12 people were murdered during an attack on the Charlie Hedbo office in Paris and a hostage standoff with the two alleged shooters currently dominates international headlines. So what better time for Madonna to show solidarity with the victims and promote her new album? » 1/09/15 10:30am 1/09/15 10:30am

Madonna Seriously Needs to Check Herself

Madonna has been on her "Unapologetic Bitch" tip as of late, especially since six tracks from her forthcoming album Rebel Heart leaked, and she responded deftly by just releasing them, a pretty smart move. "Unapologetic Bitch" is one of those tracks, and titlewise, a fine summation of her whole career. Unfortunately, … » 1/02/15 1:10pm 1/02/15 1:10pm

These Celebs Went Christmas Ham on Instagram This Year

Another holiday, another reminder via Instagram that celebrities are kinda sorta not really just like us, but in some ways they are. Unlike Thanksgiving's embarrassment of riches, however, Christmas brought out some impulses of humility, with a lot of celebs showing off their families, their festivities, and their… » 12/26/14 12:00pm 12/26/14 12:00pm

Madonna's Homeless Brother: My Sister 'Doesn't Care if I'm Dead'

Anthony Ciccone, one of Madonna's six siblings, has reportedly been destitute and living homeless for years. Sources say that majority of his brothers and sisters have now given up after years of trying to get him on his feet. "The truth is [Madonna] doesn't care if I'm dead. I doubt she'd even recognize me," he told » 11/04/14 10:30am 11/04/14 10:30am

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson Singles, Ranked

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson were born within three months of each other in the middle of 1958. (Kate Bush was also born during this time period.) During the '80s, they redefined the way we consume pop music, and the cults they spawned predicted the rabid fandom that we see around most current pop superstars.… » 9/19/14 5:41pm 9/19/14 5:41pm