A Talking Pizza & A Commentary on Decay Amid Gentrification Among Some of the Standouts of the “Saturnz Barz” Video From Gorillaz

Picking up in a similar vein as where the video for “Hallelujah Money” featuring Benjamin Clementine left off, “Saturnz Barz” keeps the tone of Gorillaz’s forthcoming album, Humanz, political. Directed by animator and co-Gorillaz creator Jamie Hewlett, the video begins with an iPad inside a gigantic room featuring voyeuristic footage …

Pregnancy Is Still Uncomfortable in Black & White & With Natalie Portman in James Blake’s “My Willing Heart”

As James Blake’s The Colour In Anything continues to prove to be the only gift that keeps on giving from 2016, is it any wonder that the English songwriter and musician would cast Natalie Portman in his latest video for the single “My Willing Heart”? Quite frankly, no. And it’s …

Charli XCX & Mura Masa Join Forces to Give A Touch of Poetry to the One-Night Stand

As Americans in general and youthful ones specifically become less tantalized than ever by the prospect of sex, it’s reassuring that “young ones” Charli XCX and British DJ Mura Masa would come together to bring us a fanciful, island-y homage to the one-night stand called, aptly, “1 Night.” Opening with …

In the War Between Remy Ma & Nicki Minaj, The Latter Had Already Won Without Lifting A Finger

It’s always a bit of a shame when feuds aren’t worth their weight in showcasing worthy opponents. At least Bette Davis and Joan Crawford were well-matched adversaries. With Nicki Minaj’s latest trio of singles directed against those who have wronged her, most specifically Remy Ma with “No Frauds” and Meek Mill …

“Green Light” on the Return of Lorde & Her Charlotte Russe-esque Pink Dress As She Runs Through the Streets of L.A.

For a minute there, it felt as though Lorde might be suffering from the curse that seems to befall any new artist who wins his or her Grammys too quickly, as she seemed to back in 2014 with her receipt of the awards for Song of the Year and Best Pop …

Katy Perry Continues Her Grammy-Established Political Stance With Video for “Chained to the Rhythm”

After Katy Perry’s first live performance of the initial single, “Chained to the Rhythm,” from her fourth album (fifth, if you actually want to count Katy Hudson) at the highly polarizing Grammy Awards, it was pretty clear she wasn’t going to stop her recent cashing in on chicest moment in time …