All the Wild, Potentially Disastrous and Boring Gowns of Met Gala 2015

When the theme of the 2015 Met Gala was announced—“China: Through the Looking Glass”—Kara Brown predicted that it would be an “Asian-themed shitshow.” She was not alone. Based on fashion’s propensity for doing whatever the hell it wants, many predicted that the red carpet for this year’s “fashion Super Bowl” would be… » 5/04/15 10:39pm Yesterday 10:39pm

Well-Dressed Met Gala Attendees To Be Stuck In Traffic Tonight

A perfect storm of rich, powerful, and well-dressed people attending two high-profile events I wasn’t invited to will make traffic in Manhattan a mess this afternoon. Page Six is reporting that Vogue has warned attendees of tonight’s Met Gala that “traffic will be heavy because the President will be in town [for a… » 5/04/15 2:30pm Yesterday 2:30pm

Hey, Rihanna's 'American Oxygen' Video Is a Pretty Decent Thinkpiece

I mean it! The new video for Rihanna's moody, mid-tempo, cursing salutation of her adopted country (a song co-written with X Ambassadors' Sam Harris) pulls the cheap yet wildly effective trick of montage juxtaposition, all in the palette of American strife and striving: a protestor throws a Molotov cocktail, a… » 4/16/15 11:30am 4/16/15 11:30am

The New America: Beyonce, Rihanna and Carly Rae Jepsen Drop Singles

And the world explodereded. Watch Bey and Rihanna now before they’re taken down. Cuz they’ll be taken down. Cuz they’re exclusively on Tidal. Now thinking “This is the new America” line from Rihanna’s new song “American Oxygen” very much about listening to music in the age of Tidal. Same with “I live so I can die… » 4/05/15 3:45pm 4/05/15 3:45pm

Angry Just Brittany Fans Think Rihanna Stole 'BBHMM,' Are Likely Wrong

Fans of the Houston singer Just Brittany are currently irate on Twitter, claiming that Rihanna's latest single, "Bitch Better Have My Money," is a rip-off of Just Brittany's "Betta Have My Money," because both choruses feature the phrase "bitch better have my money." While I appreciate and respect fandom, especially… » 4/03/15 7:30pm 4/03/15 7:30pm

Yes, That's Wilson Phillips on Kanye & Rihanna's 'FourFiveSeconds'

"FourFiveSeconds," the Kanye West and Rihanna song that revitalized Paul McCartney's career, apparently didn't just stop with the former Beatle: Billboard reveals that another old fave got a re-up on the jammer, and that's none other than the perennially harmonizing, posi-core girl-power trio Wilson Phillips. » 4/01/15 10:10am 4/01/15 10:10am

Rihanna Tricked Us.

After all the hoo-ha, Rihanna hath unleashed but a snippet of "Bitch Better Have My Money," the new single we all stayed up past our bedtimes to cop. Annoyingly, you must download the app Dubsmash, from iTunes, to get about ten seconds of the song's Intro and Outro—the latter of which has Rihzus singing "moo-la-la"… » 3/26/15 9:52am 3/26/15 9:52am