(YouTube) We've got a lot going on in the latest installment of best new music — Trash pop! Parody! Ewoks! — but, as always, we've offered helpful comparisons to aid you in your voyage of musical discovery. Here's the latest and greatest new music, serious and not.
Beyonce + Reality = EmotistyleComedy duo Emotistyle went sans makeup in their latest video, which tackles an issue that affects us all — except for Beyoncé, of course. "Morning Face" gets it right. Tell 'em to run and tell that...Read Full Story
(Instagram)Chrissy Teigen lives a truly charmed life. The former Sports Illustrated model spent her Saturday evening at Michelle Obama's birthday bash in Washington, D.C., where she partied alongside the Clintons, Magic Johnson, and many more. But as evidenced by her most recent Instagram post, even the most charmed moments have consequences.
Teigen, who wed Grammy winner John Legend in a star-studded ceremony on Italy's Lake Como last year, posted a photo of a fist-sized purple and pink...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)In a world where most pop stars treat the term "feminist" like the other f-word (even Madonna prefers to call herself a "humanist"), Beyoncé Knowles is impressively committed to the cause. The former Destiny's Child has been singing messages of female empowerment for decades now, and this week used her celebrity to draw attention to a very important fact: Gender equality is a myth.
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Who Had a Bigger 2013: Beyoncé or Jay Z?
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(Twitter)Tuesday was a big day for karaoke. Huge.While half the country suffered the brutal chill of the "polar vortex," a handful of revelers in Miami were treated to the surprise of their lives when, several hours into their private room karaoke party, they got a little visit from Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland.Uh huh.The good people at Sing Sing Miami (the considerably warmer sister to the East Village karaoke mecca, aka Drake's fave) posted about the golden moment on their official...Read Full Story
On Sunday evening, Jay Z gave a kid named Justin the most memorable moment of his 12-year-old existence when he invited him onstage to perform part of his verse on Kanye West's "Clique."Jay had security welcome the young boy to the stage after spotting his sign, which read "CAN I RAP FOR YOU?" Justin, who seemed to impress Jay when he insisted he didn't need a beat, proceeded to blow away the crowd — but not with the verse about dealing drugs, at Jay's insistence.
According to reports, the...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland often insist that they're closer than sisters, having practically grown up together in a girl group managed by Knowles' father Matthew, but even sisters have their disagreements. A classic Vine making the rounds this week from the pair's early Destiny's Child days reveals that Rowland has been fighting for her place in the spotlight for decades. Poor thing.
In the clip below, Rowland asserts she's "the second lead vocalist in the group," to...Read Full Story
(Bauer Griffin)As Beyoncé saucily sings in her D'Angelo-flavored song "Rocket," her husband Jay Z is very much her "equivalent" — no easy feat, considering she practically rules the world right now. Both artists were extremely busy in 2013 with exhaustive tours and platinum selling albums, but one of them emerged a little more successful than the other. Can you guess who?Here's a little breakdown to make it clearer.Round 1: HypeBeyoncé started the year off with a bang blackout, performing...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Miley Cyrus has been working the celebrity grind for so long, she rarely feels the need to comment on spurious stories about her that circulate on the Internet. But when news broke that she'd "dissed" fellow artist Beyoncé Knowles in an interview with LOVE magazine, Cyrus spoke up, insisting that the quotes attributed to her had been entirely made up.
"Beyonce has been a big inspiration to me but she’s been out for such a long time," Cyrus was quoted as saying. "She’s so...Read Full Story
A few months back, Jay Z teased long-suffering Beyoncé fans with the admission that he and his superstar wife enjoyed "dancing in [their] socks" to her unreleased music. For those who'd been awaiting a new album for far too long it felt kind of cruel, but now that the album is finally out it's clear that these two just really love the new stuff.Case in point: Bey and Jay getting down to their song "Drunk in Love" at a club in Atlanta this week.
According to TMZ, the pair spent nearly $100,000...Read Full Story
(Getty Images | Facebook)It's time, once again, to play the comparison game in the name of new music discovery. This week is a delightfully diverse offering, with choice pickings for those who prefer brilliant rhymes, lady pop, striking emotional honesty, and even robots.1. Beyoncé + Missy Elliott = LizzoIf you've been digging Beyoncé's decidedly cocky flows on her new album, consider giving a listen to Lizzo, a rising rapper who actually has a lot in common with Mrs. Carter (Houston roots, a...Read Full Story