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Beyoncé graces cover of Out magazine, talks sexual freedom

Beyoncé will be featured on the cover of Out magazine’s annual May Power Issue (on newsstands April 22). The singer/actress, who released her surprise self-titled video album late last year, is seen as “the perfect representation of what it means to be powerful” by the magazine’s curators. 

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Beyoncé will be the highest paid black artist of all time after tour

After her Mrs Carter Show World Tour ends, Beyoncé will become highest paid black artist of all time. The pop star is expected to make well over $200 million dollars. 

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Rutgers University offers feminism class on Beyoncé

Rutgers University will now offer a course on Beyoncé in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.  The class, “Feminist Perspectives: Politicizing Beyoncé,” is being offered during the Spring semester at the college. 

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Beyoncé sparks outrage with ‘Last Supper’ photo, blocks out Jesus

First it was her use of the Space Shuttle Challenger audio for her song “XO.” Now, Beyoncé has made a few people angry due to a photo she uploaded to her Instagram account. In the picture, the star is seen posing in front of a painting of “The Last Supper.” The problem is that she is […]

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Not One…Not Two…: LeBron James’ Message to Single Mothers

Last week, Beyonce garnered many of the headlines about this year’s The Shriver Report, an annual study about the state of women and girls in society today. Queen Bey’s brief essay both further solidified her position as a feminist and gave bloggers and pundits yet another opportunity to consider the merits of her feminism. Yet, there […]

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NASA responds to Beyonce sampling of Challenger audio in song

Earlier this week, we reported that R&B diva Beyoncé Knowles was under fire for her use of audio from the space shuttle 1986 Challenger crash that resulted in the deaths of  everyone on board. Now, NASA has issued a response. 

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Beyoncé under fire for using NASA recording of deadly space shuttle tragedy in song

Beyoncé is being criticized for her use of a NASA recording for her most recent album. The song “XO,” features a sound clip from the space shuttle Challenger, which crashed in 1986 killing everyone on board. In a statement, Knowles said the use of the clip was a “tribute” to the astronauts who died. Still, […]

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Terminally ill girl’s dream comes true when Beyoncé sings, dances with her on stage

Dreams do come true, and for one dying young girl, her wish of seeing Beyoncé was granted when the singer brought her on stage for a once in a lifetime performance. Earlier this month, Taylon, a terminally ill cancer patient, was invited on stage by the R&B superstar to dance with her in concert. 

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UPDATE: Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Cuba Visit Was Approved by U.S. Treasury Dept.

Members of Congress are calling for an investigation into Jay-Z and Beyonce’s recent, widely-publicized trip to Cuba. Jay and Bey are alleged to have not gotten the proper clearance for the trip, and could face a substantial fine?

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And While We’re at It…#BowDown

So last week Beyonce gave the people a morsel of her upcoming release and the internet went bonkers. The sonic appetizer is expectedly–I suppose–ratchet, An homage to the city where she was born and raised, “Bow Down” is chopped and screwed Beyonce-style. Of course a whiff of Beyonce and bloggers gotta blog, adding two cents […]

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