Jay Z’s Weird Populist Pitch for Tidal: Pay These Pop Stars More Money

  (Bloomberg) – The star-studded unveiling of Jay Z’s new streaming music service, Tidal, had the unlikely overtones of a lefty political rally. Beyoncé Knowles, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Jack White, and Madonna took the stage to listen to Alicia Keys give a vague, stirring speech about Read More


Beyoncé’s Bedazzled Feminism

  (The Washington Post) – Beyoncé performed on stage at the Video Music Awards in a multicolored mosaic bodysuit by designer Tom Ford. Her magnificent booty gyrated and her powerful legs twisted to the beat of her prodigious pop oeuvre with Bob Fosse-like  precision and sex appeal. Her Read More