Kelly Marie Tran Wrote a Powerful Op-Ed About Harassment and Living In a 'White-Dominated World'

Back in June, roughly ninety years ago—oh, excuse me, two and a half months ago!—it was reported that Kelly Marie Tran, the first woman of color to have a lead role in a Star Wars film, deleted her Instagram account “after facing months of harassment from angry fans” who repeatedly left racist, sexist, and otherwise…

For Aretha Franklin VMAs Tribute, Madonna Tells a Long Story About Herself

In a move that screamed “walking Onion headline,” Madonna told what appeared to be an improvised story about her pre-fame years in front of a giant picture of Aretha Franklin during the Video Music Awards. “Aretha Louise Franklin changed the course of my life,” she began, wearing the Berber drag she’s been rocking…

PSA: Lukas Graham Is a Band, Not a Person, and None of Its Members Are Named Lukas Graham

After watching their performance of the song during the VMAs pre-show and because I hear it play in the grocery store every other time I visit, I can safely say that I’ve heard “7 Years” at least three dozen times. But it wasn’t until very recently that I learned Lukas Graham, the artist responsible for the hit, was…

To Understand Kanye West's 'Fade' Video, Teyana Taylor Recommends Watching It 20-40 Times

If you’re scratching your head (with your claws) over Kanye West’s “Fade” video, which he premiered last night at the VMAs and currently lives as a Tidal exclusive, just set aside a few hours and get ready to binge-watch the clip on a loop. That is the key to understanding the video’s twist ending, in which GOOD Music…