Tracy Chapman’s Grammys performance and the meaning of “Fast Car”

Did you know Tracy Chapman’s song “Fast Car” isn’t about an automobile traveling at a heightened velocity? Did you need someone to explain it to you? Did you want someone to? Thanks to Chapman’s fantastic Grammys performance alongside cover artist Luke Combs, people — mainly dudes — have, unasked, taken it upon themselves to be …

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Jay-Z calls out Grammys for snubbing Beyoncé in acceptance speech: “We want y’all to get it right”

Jay-Z issued a different kind of public service announcement on the Grammys stage Sunday night, criticizing the Recording Academy for its decision making over the years, especially when it comes to Beyoncé and the album of the year category. The 54-year-old rapper was accepting the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award, established last year — the …

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This Is Just Too Iconic

Miley Cyrus won her first Grammy tonight, and it was handed to her by Mariah Carey, which caused the artist to fan girl over the moment. Carey presented Cyrus with the first award of the night for Best Pop Solo Performance. The “Flowers” singer was seemingly shocked to hear her name from Carey. As the …

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The Grammys Red Carpet Was An Essential Lesson In Fashion History

Archival fashion has, over the past couple of years, found new currency on the red carpet. That is because, to wear a design that first debuted 20 years ago–perhaps under Gianni Versace, Tom Ford at Gucci or a pre-retirement Jean Paul Gaultier—is considered to be a real demonstration of someone’s fashion capital. Harder to source and …

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Rapper Killer Mike arrested at Grammys after alleged physical altercation – National

After winning three Grammy Awards on Sunday, rapper Killer Mike was handcuffed and led away by police inside Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena over an alleged physical altercation. Killer Mike, whose real name is Michael Render, was arrested for misdemeanour battery, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department. Though the details surrounding the …

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Watch Burna Boy Perform Hit Medley at the 2024 Grammys

Burna Boy performed at the Grammy Awards for the first time, with his representatives noting he is the first Afro-fusion artist to do so in a press release distributed prior to Grammy night. Though Burna is largely associated with the more widely known genre Afrobeats — which itself is often a fusion of genres such …

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Taylor Swift’s 2024 Grammys Hair Is a Throwback to Her Reputation Era

Taylor Swift is forever faithful to a fairly specific beauty equation, and to Easter eggs—so when the six award nominee throws a new detail in the mix, the world (as in, the entire world) takes note. For this evening’s Grammys 2024, Swift opted for a duet of pretty plaits woven into her artfully mussed  blonde …

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