Friday, April 23, 2021

Music

BILLIE EILISH SPEAKS OUT ON BODY SHAMERS

EILISH ADVOCATES IN HER VIDEO "NOT MY RESPONSIBILITY" THE ISSUE OF BODY SHAMMING Billie Eilish — American singer and songwriter who has won five Grammy awards —is known for her consistent preference for baggy clothes as her everyday attire. Eilish has stated that she prefers to wear baggy clothes because...

MEGAN THEE STALLION X FASHION NOVA

WHAT CAN WE LEARN IN MIDST THIS FASHION FIASCO What happened, who’s at fault, and how fast fashion brands can do better to support Black designers The Recap In November, Megan Thee Stallion launched her body-inclusive and tall girl friendly capsule collection with Fashion Nova. The collaboration, influenced by her Texas roots,...

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’S NEW MASK

DERRICK DAVIS ON THE POINT OF NO RETURN  Does art mimic life, or does life mimic art? Generations have explored this question as it pertains to society, culture, and emotional expression. In 2020, however, the Phantom of the Opera’s reclusive lifestyle and modest face gear reach a new level of...

FEMALE ARTISTS CRITICIZED FOR BEING VULGAR

THEIR NECKS! THEIR BACKS! With the summer release of WAP by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, the ongoing discussion of female vulgarity has come to the surface once again.  The song explicitly discusses ways the two want to be satisfied sexually, causing an uproar all over social media for its...

LUXE MAN SPOTLIGHT: JACQUES JOHNSON

  WHO IS JACQUES JOHNSON? Luxe Kurves chatted with the rising artist Jacques Johnson from Atlanta. Jacques, who started in music at a young age in high school, never look back. Since then, his music is booming, opening shows for T.I, Jeezy, Migos, and more. Jacques has earned various endorsements, and...

BREAKDOWN OF THE CARDI B AND CANDACE OWENS FIASCO  

WHY ARE THESE REPUBLICANS SO PRESSED OVER CARDI?  In light of the presidential elections coming to a close, a feud sparked between two well-known Black women. 27-year-old rapper Cardi B was bashed by 32-year-old conservative commentator Candace Owens in September following the artist's interview with Joe Biden (Democrat). The Event: Owens appeared...

INCORPORATING FEMININE FASHION INTO YOUR DAILY LIFE

HOW SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS ARE CRAMPING YOUR STYLE Fashion trends always seem to be changing, and trying to keep up with what is and isn’t in style can be a hard job - even for the biggest of influencers and fashion icons.  When it comes to style and clothing, women have...

NATIONAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS DAY

WOMEN OF COLOR IN BUSINESS Since the beginning of time, men have controlled every aspect of our lives. They caught the food, found the land, wrote the laws, designed the clothes, constructed the buildings, built the companies that accomplished all of this, and made decisions about absolutely everything. Yet, they...

WORSHIP AS A LIFESTYLE

WHAT IS CONSIDERED WORSHIP? Everyone is on their knees, hands raised, praising God in complete surrender. And here I am, stressing about my Shakespeare exam with my notecards surreptitiously hidden in my hands between the folds of my dress. This has been my worship life for the past month. I guess...