The strength in these feminist empowerment projects is clear to fans who use them to navigate their own lives, but I want to highlight the message for other artists: use creativity to carve your identity and empower others.
You've probably heard that Apple and the major labels are being "investigated" over Apple Music by the Department of Justice, the European Commission as well as State attorneys general for New York and Connecticut.
If the persona Swift has created for herself is continuously falling for the wrong guy, isn't it time she grew up and let her fans hear a message that centers around taking ownership of their choices and gaining more wisdom and independence?
Let me begin by saying that, I do in fact understand that I am a 34-year-old mother of 3. I am also a huge Taylor Swift fan.
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?
Many divorced and remarried dads have deep insecurities about their new parenting roles, as if a dad's relevance is directly proportionate to the minutes and hours he spends with his children. But all dads are dads 100% of the time, just as all moms are still moms 100% of the time.
Here is our list of some of the most famous and most recent awkward and flat-out embarrassing break-ups to occur in the spotlight. Be thankful this isn't you!
The Lower East Side has always been a playground for oddballs, creative types who diverge from Manhattan's mold. It's a quirky neighborhood filled with idiosyncrasies and secrets stuffed in blocks and buildings. These days, south of Union Square is trending, a wonderland of bars, movie houses, and restaurants that offer a refreshing contrast to Midtown.
As the debut of Taylor Swift's highly anticipated, star-studded music video approaches, Lockhart Brownlie shares what life is like being the handsome backup dancer whose swift transition from one star to another resulted in all the bad blood between Taylor and Katy Perry.
In what has become an annual tradition for us at Communitopia, we've put together a music video parody; "Break It Off" is a lighthearted Taylor Swift spoof, to the tune of "Shake It Off."
What's Trending was at the MIP Digital Fronts, a digital media conference in Cannes, France, and sat down with YouTube star and professional song parody maker Bart Baker. We talked about content creation, how to be a star, and how to make fun of those stars.
I always suspected I had it, but I got definitive proof right before lunch on a sunny Friday in Miami in Mrs. Weprin's third grade classroom when I was all of 8 years old. In that moment, I realized how powerful I was, and I have never forgotten how that felt. Ever
So slip into those tight leather jeans. That dog collar would look fetching. Add a piercing in a place your mother wouldn't imagine. Or take your l...
In other words, if you're a musician, you have to play live to make money. The old business model of pressing a record or CD and cutting the pie a dozen ways doesn't work.
Remember that time Senator Ted Cruz stood before 11,000 students and said, "Today I am announcing that I'm running for President of the United States" and then everyone wrote about his entrance into the 2016 race? Well, apparently, that wasn't his announcement speech. According to Cruz's communications team: "There was no announcement speech."
These conversations also are great opportunities to introduce your daughter to other cool role models -- who might share attributes of the women she already admires.