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.
What about fans who wear sizes larger than a 3x who are seemingly shut out of the entire realm of tee shirt fandom? Should they just buy a CD and an embossed baseball cap?
Just as a remix can breathe new life into a familiar favorite, a few new songs can liven up an entire playlist. So, take a listen to some this month's highlights, see what moves you, and put the winners to work.
Last night I went to Jennifer Aniston's wedding. What? You didn't know she got married? I don't think she knows either... because the wedding happened in my dreams.
Like Nicki said in her song "people will love you and support you when it's beneficial" and they might even wish bad on you. Nevertheless, let the space between where you are now and where you want to be inspire you.
During one of our discussions about gender expectations, one of my senior girls says, "A master key is a key that can open any lock. That's how we treat boys having sex. But, a lock that can be opened by any key is a bad lock. That's how people look at girls." Brilliant. Devastating.
The increasing hyper-sexualization of female celebrities in the end should not be justified as pro-feminism. It is instead an embodiment of the traditional patriarchal ideal in which women live to please men.
If you're looking for a few new songs to spruce up your existing mix, you're in luck. Alternatively, if you need a clean break, you can swap in this entire list -- since it blends a variety of speeds and sounds that will get you moving and keep you guessing.
Toddlers and runny noses. Beck and artistry. Taylor Swift and awkward award-show courtside dancing. Yep, some things just effortlessly go together. Take the Franco-Finnish duo The Dø who are about to have their "damn right" moment.
During the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Anna Kendrick, Blake Shelton, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Neil Patrick Harris and Lady Gaga Tweeted about the show from their seats and backstage. Meanwhile, Kelly Clarkson, Lorde, and Brooklyn Decker live-tweeted from home.
On Sunday night, either the Seahawks or Patriots will walk out of University of Phoenix Stadium as winners of Super Bowl XLIX. Leading up to the big game, though, the biggest winners of Super Bowl weekend are the fans attending the wide variety of events hosted by NFL partners and other corporations across Phoenix.
Long gone are the days where women were merely background accessories to rap videos. "Women can handle rap too, we're standing up for women's power."