‘WAP’ is brazen and brash, and we’re probably meant to believe it’s empowering, but what it really does is deprive sex of mystery and remove seduction from the process.
Brending’s beautiful visual style and ability to craft engaging characters is on full display, but the film’s attempt to say everything about misogyny leaves only a cursory understanding of the myriad topics addressed.
Like Billie Eilish, Gen Z is in hiding. With all the exposure of social media, the constant barrage of attention seeking, the shallow allure of fame, kids know it’s all fake.
Christian pop artist Lauren Daigle was among the select group of performers to land a coveted spot in Coachella’s 2020 lineup, announced on Friday.
From bubblegum bops like ‘Call Me Maybe’ to grittier songs like ‘Ho Hey’ to the SoundCloud stylings of ‘Old Town Road,’ the 2010s were packed with memorable pop music.
Good holiday music is so abundant that, if we wanted, we could easily play it from Thanksgiving through Epiphany and never repeat a track.
Perhaps ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ is just a song. But it’s a remarkable one in a way, and if we were still writing Christmas songs these days, we probably wouldn’t write it again.
Lana Del Rey’s retro persona is built on images ranging from boozy film-noir fatalism to the open road and California self-invention.
Maybe I outgrew Taylor Swift, but maybe she left me out in the cold. And maybe our differences have something to do with her newfound political activism.
‘Archer’s’ lyrics are a return to the form that made Taylor Swift famous: achingly honest pop poetry.
At this point, Miley Cyrus’s bland celebrity leftism is just about as boring as her twerking.
From the childlike rhyme scheme to the singsong vocals to the circus-like sound of the production, ‘Rich, White, Straight Men’ embraces the simplicity of its argument.
The stereotypes are so crude they border on parody. You would think someone who was thrust into super stardom by country music fans might have more respect for people from different backgrounds.
While not a direct biopic, ‘Rocketman’ is about the soul transformation and exploration of one of the greatest pop rock stars of all time.
As she finally makes her well-deserved entree into the mainstream, Lizzo is revealing the identity of her soulmate. It’s Lizzo.
Whatever album to which ‘ME!’ eventually belongs may indeed include some of Swift’s best work. But this isn’t it. This is boring and half-baked.
Caught in scandal, Cardi B is challenging us, and with precedent on the line, our response will be revealing.
Billie Eilish is famous not only for her music but for the ‘realness’ and substance she represents to a generation eager for something genuine.
Extended from music to movies, ‘A Star Is Born’s’ complicated statement on pop actually kind of supports the case for ‘Green Book.’
Willingness to subsume guitar virtuosity in service to the song will, ironically, be essential to guitarists regaining the cultural spotlight.
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