The band, The 1975, played their 1st show in Dubai last month. During their song “Loving Someone” they used the colors of the LGBTQ+ flag in their background. Matty Healy (singer) heard a male fan shouting “Marry Me” as he passed by. After hearing this, Healy went up to the
1991 was a record year for Nirvana with their hit album Nevermind. Their cover photo is a 4 month old baby underwater with his baby genitalia showing. This is considered art and edgy but to some it could be considered as child porn. Though lead singer Kurt Cobain stated, “If
Though I noted the subject had been touched on, I felt like there was more to add in regards to the Mexican ballads referencing the drug trade, known as “narcocorridos”. There are all types of ‘corridos’, ranging from those honoring war heroes to immigration advocacy, but I will focus specifically
Many recognize M.I.A for her hit ” Paper Planes” which released in 2007. It;s nearly eight years later, and she’s more well known for her “Bad Girls” video which came out in 2013. But M.I.A. is much more than a musician; she’s a visual artist and she features heavy political
War iconography is striking and easily recognizable, and serves as a powerful medium for artists. However, not all iconography is acceptable to change, as Nikki Minaj’s video suggests. The video was heavily criticized for its Nazi imagery, and according to the above article, Minaj’s imagery choices are different but insensitive.