Maybe the reason I love Nicki Minaj so much is because I see myself -- my realities, my experiences, my struggles -- reflected in who she is. I understand why she shies away from her complicated immigrant identity; I imagine how intimate the release of Trini Dem Girls must have been.
Nicki Minaj has been one celebrity I have not wanted to write anything about because I can't decide how I feel about her. Honestly, I really don't know if I like her or not. The fact that she is Trini always had me reserving my initial opinion of her, waiting to see if there will be some redeeming quality appearing on the many forms of media, and I must say, most times I am disappointed.
When Katya, the "sweatiest woman in show business," walked into the workroom on the first episode of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7, she also walked into the hearts of America. She may not have won, but she did claim the coveted title of Miss Congeniality. Now, she is busy touring the world.
Singers Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus had a public spat at the 2015 VMAs, hosted by Miley. During the live broadcast on Sunday, Nicki called Miley a "bitch" for talking about her in the press
In that moment of Minaj speaking out, she was not only silencing Cyrus and a system that has far too often told her to bite her tongue, but also the media for constantly being on the white side -- as opposed to the right one, the equal one.
The once emerging country singer was an underdog in a genre that was male-dominated. Her sound and songs were unconventional. Her look pushed back against the big hair and heavy make-up of the musical Dixie queens before her. She was a girl with a guitar and big heart.
You know, Hillary, I know these rules won't work every time. But I believe adopting them will keep your spirits up, and show women voters what they want in their woman POTUS.
If you're going through a rough patch and advice from your friends just isn't cutting it, we've put together 10 of the most raw and relatable celebrity quotes on all things dating and break-ups, so you can feel comforted knowing that even the most glamorous have their days.
The summer may be winding down, but you'd never guess it from this month's workout playlist. While June and July featured an assortment of sunny pop songs, August's top picks are more eclectic in two main ways: tempo and genre.
Swift's balladry on women needs some serious reform -- especially if she wants to truly end the phenomenon of women pitting themselves against one another that she so easily accused Minaj of doing.
Own your pleasure. You're not a slut for wanting to come. You're not greedy for wanting to come as much as possible. You're a human. Human's seek pleasure. Soak it in, as much as you can get.
It would be a mistake to diminish their tweets to a "catfight," which conjures the image of two thirteen-year-old girls fighting over a boy, not two serious artists discussing their careers.
Last week social media fans saw a new feud erupt between two of the biggest female artists in the entertainment business. While the feud was short-lived and didn't involve any catfights or hair pulling, it actually did a great deal for both women's brand images and their social media personas.
I can't help but be irritated by the general population's tendency to celebrate this mainstream feminist neophyte and ignore, or worse, lambaste, Nicki Minaj, who has proven herself a well-informed feminist and articulate representative for women of color and women in general.
A blue-eyed blonde pop star collided with a buxom Black rapper on Tuesday and in doing so, in tweeting at Nicki Minaj, Taylor unwittingly stumbled upon an aspect of feminism she might not have considered yet: a feeling of being marginalized because of your race as a woman.
The Material Girl has spurred many a beauty trend -- platinum dye jobs, bold brows and beauty marks, to name just three -- and at 56 years young, she doesn't show any signs of stopping.