I’m from a rural county in Virginia. There are a lot of things that are difficult to access in my hometown…affordable housing, internet access, cell signal and decent water, to name a few. One thing there will never be a shortage of is country music stations. With the exception of one “positive hits” station every […]Read More I Love Coutry Music, But it Needs to Change
Millions have awaited today over the past few months. November 12th, 2021. Red. Taylor Swift’s album, Red (Taylor’s Version), has been re-released today with ten added songs. The added songs include the hit country song, Better Man, previously sung by Little Big Town but written by the Queen herself. Songs also include Ed Sheeran, who was […]Read More today is red.
The 2021 Grammys rewarded the three biggest awards of the year to women. Two women in particular, for the first time in Grammys history, were the first women to receive these awards.Read More 2021 Grammys- The Women Win Big
As a Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies minor I am currently taking the Introduction to Women and Gender Studies course. This past week my class had a guest speaker, her name is Javay (@/millennialsexpert on Instagram) and she is a JMU alum who is now a practicing sexologist. In her presentation to my class she […]Read More Misogyny in the Music Industry
If you haven’t listened to Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales”, truly, what are you doing sis? After listening to this beautiful album about 3,000 times, I have gathered that Heaux Tales exemplifies everything that we should embrace as feminists. This 14 track album features 8 songs and 6 tales, “Heaux Tales”, from Jazmine’s close friends. There […]Read More Why Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales” is a feminist masterpiece.
Lets talk about it… Being a black feminist who is aware of the misogynistic racist culture vultures of the music industry, I have to admit, the representation of black women in music videos are distasteful and displeasing. Artist from every genre fail to realize their obsession of black women in their videos, shows their hyper-sexualization […]Read More The Exploitation Of Black Women In Music Videos
To start off Black History month, here’s a recap of one of the most memorable moments from the 2020 GRAMMYs! If you make it to the end of the post, there’s a sweet little surprise.Read More That’s Music to My Ears
ANTHEMS 4 ALL Nothing gets me to push through that last and final sprint in a workout, grind extra hard once I have made it to the conclusion of a paper and need an extra push, or jam out in the shower while racking up my water bill after a long day of dealing with […]Read More
Local James Madison news consists of many sports updates, scores, charts, etc. But the sport that I never would expect to be at the top of the list was the Women’s Golf Team. To be honest, I never knew JMU even had one. The Women’s Golf Team scored 11th overall in their invitational in South […]Read More Newsroom
As Sunday scaries have inevitably set in and the dread of upcoming assignments has fogged the lens that allow us to see what is most important; curating the best pregame playlist a Thursday night has ever seen. As a night out approaches, and the sprint to get ready is in full force, those songs that […]Read More Girls’ Night Out Anthems 2019