Taylor Hosking

Music

Taylor Swift's LGBTQ Anthem 'You Need to Calm Down' Is Pretty Clueless

Swift's new song is a failed attempt at advocacy.
Taylor Hosking
2 days ago
Celebrity

Beyoncé​ Is Great at Everything... Except Designing Clothes

Ahead of her long-teased collaboration with Adidas, her latest merch drop reminds us that her penchant for telling compelling stories doesn't show in her clothing lines.
Taylor Hosking
6.12.19
CELEBRITIES

Rihanna's Latest Instagrams Prove We'll Buy Whatever She's Selling

We still have no idea what her Fenty line will look like, but at least our summer '19 nail color is set.
Taylor Hosking
5.29.19
tv

Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s Black creative class.
Taylor Hosking
5.29.19
Art

These Breathtaking Photos Shaped the 'Black Is Beautiful' Movement

More than fifty years after the movement Kwame Brathwaite helped to birth, his first book of photographs captures the nascent moments of everyday change.
Taylor Hosking
5.9.19
tv

'Dark Side of the Ring' Shows the Human Side of Pro Wrestling's Most Dangerous Era

The new VICELAND series investigates the time when what happened in the ring bled into real life drama.
Taylor Hosking
4.27.19
book

The Memoir Prince Worked on in His Final Months Is Coming in October

’The Beautiful Ones’ tells his life story, partly in his own words.
Taylor Hosking
4.23.19
Film

Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ Is Rooted in Afro-Cuban Spirituality

The film, co-starring Rihanna, evokes Santeria to drive home its message about the revolutionary powers of music.
Taylor Hosking
4.17.19
tv

The 'GoT' Creators Have Hidden the Show's Ending in... a Spotify Playlist?

Please analyze the hell out of this Rage Against the Machine song and tell us who will be king.
Taylor Hosking
4.9.19
tv

'Broad City' Made It Respectable to Be a Reckless, Messy Queen

The show annihilated the negative stigmas about silly, freewheeling young women that were weaved into earlier staple shows.
Taylor Hosking
3.31.19
CELEBRITIES

People Want Cardi B to Acknowledge She Didn’t Invent 'Okurr'

The rapper is trying to trademark the word, but its complicated history touches drag culture, ballroom, and the Kardashians.
Taylor Hosking
3.25.19
Film

'Us' Opening Weekend Proves the Black Community Has Jordan Peele's Back

The film killed its opening night at the box office, as fans show support for a director that's been ramping up his nods to black culture.
Taylor Hosking
3.22.19
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