Who gets to decide what “feminism” looks like?

Jan 5, 2021
Read an excerpt from the new book “White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind,” by Koa Beck.
"Like any sorority, white feminism does have specific parameters for anyone who wants to join their cause," writes Beck. "Just ask those beyond the parameters." Above, a woman removes two masks after disinfecting a hospital room used by a COVID-19 patient.
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Ed Sheeran is about to pull off the highest-grossing concert tour of all time

Jul 3, 2019
More than Taylor Swift. More than Beyoncé. Sheeran's winning formula comes down — in part — to volume.
Ed Sheeran performs at Mt. Smart Stadium in 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Beyoncé and her brand, by the numbers

Who run the world? Queen B, probably.
Beyonce performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards in February 2017
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A conversation with Hiro Murai, the guy behind Childish Gambino's "This Is America" and "Atlanta"

Jun 15, 2018
The filmmaker is a constant collaborator with Donald Glover.
Hiro Murai has collaborated on multiple projects with Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, including his 2018 music video "This Is America."
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Beyoncé left a "big pair of beautiful silvery boots" to fill at Coachella

Apr 16, 2018
The artist used her two-hour set at the highest-grossing music festival in the country to celebrate black culture.
“Beyoncé opened up a whole can of blackness to the world,” at Coachella, writer Danielle Young says.
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Can Tidal and Jay-Z get Sprint new users?

Jun 19, 2017
The phone carrier is offering its users a 6-month free trial of the streaming service.
Rapper Jay-Z performs onstage at Barclays Center of Brooklyn in 2015.
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Frank Ocean and the business of really fancy music videos

Aug 25, 2016
Is the music industry's future all-visual-albums, all the time?
Frank Ocean performs onstage during the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
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What visual albums say about today's music industry

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Aug 19, 2016
Frank Ocean's 45-minute mini-movie could give Apple Music a competitive edge.
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The streaming war is running out of Beyoncés

May 6, 2016
It seems streaming exclusives are a thing now, but how well do they actually work?
Beyonce attends the Met Gala on May 2, 2016, in New York City.
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