I quit smoking in February of this year, but after I watched the 2012 American Music Awards, I wanted to go buy a pack of cigarettes, rip the filters off, and smoke it like my Father is making me smoke the whole pack as punishment.
It's here. A moment in pop music where the artist set up to look the best, sound the best and actually be the best, lives up to the hyperbole and wins the prize.
The 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show was Wednesday night and it included performances by Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, and Rihanna. Also, Channing Tatum is People Magazine's 2012 Sexiest Man Alive and Lady Gaga topless!
While the racism, sexism, and homophobia evident in these social spaces and at GOP political rallies are nothing new, the justification, the denial, and the overall societal complacency about racism (and sexism) because our president is black, speaks to a broader issue confronting America.
A pep rally was held that involved three white students dressed in black face and they re-enacted the Chris Brown & Rihanna fight. No one stopped them...
You really couldn't wait two hours until the non-televised after party? I never expected Rihanna to hold undying resentment against Chris Brown, but there's a noteworthy distinction between forgiveness and fondling.
Rihanna's new single "Diamonds" is out this week, which made me wonder: Do we even have a "Queen of Pop" anymore? And if so, who is it? Does she matter?
Get a grip. Or, more importantly, let's loosen the grip on our cultural breast obsession. Enough with the boobs.
The truth is, there is no one who can give you that self love. It doesn't matter how many people adore you, or how skinny, successful, smart, talented, funny, kind, or compassionate you are. None of it matters if YOU don't see your wonderful self.
Rihanna dared facing the wrath of fans, media and other critics to be bravely honest in her new Oprah interview. Chris Brown owes her a big thank you.
She is only 24, but is right up there in the world of pop icon-hood, giving even the likes of Beyonce and Lady Gaga a run for their money.
Young black female performers might seem to have found, in the triangulation of their flesh, food, and sexiness, the key to affirming their commanding womanhood and their agency.
Pepsi & Billboard's Summer Beats Concert Series Comes to Nashville In the continuing Summer Beats Concert Series being presented by Pepsi and Billb...
Here the the All-Star centerfielder reflects on his poor performance in 2010 and the criticism he received for his play. He also discusses his $160 million contract extension and being denied the 2011 MVP award.
As I left the parade, feeling connected to the gay community and to my city in a way that I hadn't in a while, I realized that the stereotypes that I had tried to avoid by steering clear of Pride actually existed more in my own head than in reality.