Rapper and activist Mos Def, who adopted his Muslim name Yasiin Bey in 2011, is drawing attention to the brutal force-feeding practices used on detainees at Guantanamo Bay by undergoing the procedure himself.
Originally written in support of Washington state’s legalization of same-sex marriage, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Same Love” is posed to become not only the duo’s next big hit but also an anthem for marriage equality.
A number of musicians were quick to respond on Twitter with their support for the ruling in support of gay marriage. More to come, we imagine, as the West Coast wakes up and sees the big news.
Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he […]
Jay-Z’s new song “Open Letter” might be his response to the criticism surrounding his and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba, but the White House notes that people probably shouldn’t take every verse of the song […]
“I guess I am a modern-day feminist,” Beyoncé recently told Vogue UK. “I do believe in equality.” Sure, the “I guess” makes her sound a little apprehensive, but why would a superstar like Beyoncé want to risk polarizing […]
Lady Gaga let her LGBT-friendly “Born This Way” message do all the talking when she turned down a big offer from the Republican Party. According to conservative newspaper The Washington Examiner, Gaga turned down $1 million to […]
It was a routine affair with just one exception – his daughter’s costume. Ten-year-old Liza dressed as Katy Perry, who recently performed at an Obama campaign event.
If we see one more Raggedy Ann and Andy…
The 2012 presidential election has struck a chord with all entertainers. But this election, rappers have been vocal about who should take the top office for the next four years. And T.I. is the latest to express his thoughts on the vote.