Katy Perry Kind of A Pussy for Reneging on “Swish Swish” Lyrics

Though Katy Perry might not have technically made the declaration, “Don’t be tryna double back, I already despise you/All that fake love you showin’ couldn’t even disguise you,” with her own mouth, the sentiment was nonetheless established by her cohort on “Swish Swish,” Nicki Minaj. And surely, the duo worked …

No Receipts Required: “Swish Swish” Likely the Closest (And Most Overt) Katy Perry Will Get to Responding to “Bad Blood”

Though Katy Perry recently gave one of the most roundabout non-answers ever regarding whether or not any of the songs on her forthcoming Witness album would respond to Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” (which the latter at one point also tried to say was about an ex-lover so maybe it’s a combo …

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 …

Narcissism Prevails In Nicki Minaj & Beyonce’s Video For “Feeling Myself”

What else would one expect from a video starring Nicki Minaj and Beyonce called “Feeling Myself” other than unbridled vanity? The visual narrative for the track has been long awaited, as it’s one of the most infectious, memorable collaborations on The Pinkprint, which seems to have ceased sparking discussion after …

Raging Bull: The Return of Madonna to the Mainstream at the Grammys

While Madonna may seem gone to those who don’t regularly keep up with her canon of work, last night’s Grammy performance of the first single from Rebel Heart, “Living For Love,” proves that Madonna has officially re-entered mainstream music consciousness. Her return to the aesthetic of the 1995 video for …

The Many Ways in Which Madonna’s 2012 Super Bowl Performance Can’t Be Surpassed

There have been numerous memorable moments in the annals of Super Bowl Halftime Show history. From “Walk This Way” performed by Aerosmith, *NSYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and Nelly to Janet Jackson’s nipplegate incident, the storied past of the mid-game break at the Super Bowl has been rich and varied–particularly …