Rapper-Songwriter Chika Turned Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Into A Pride Anthem

June 16, 2017 by

Jane Oranika, aka Chika, a rapper-songwriter from Montgomery, Alabama, rewrote the lyrics to Ed Sheeran's mega hit Shape of You,  and turned it into a Pride anthem.  Earlier this week Chika posted a 1-minute clip of the song to Twitter, in it she sings: "I will not be ashamed. This is just who I am, and who I was meant to be. Right here I stand. I'm out on my own two feet. No, you ... [Read More]

New Summer Anthem: ‘Thunder Thighs’ By Miss Eaves

June 12, 2017 by

Body-positive activist and artist Shanthony Exum, aka Miss Eaves, has released the new summer anthem, Thunder Thighs. The single is from her new album Feminasty, due out on August 4th. Shanthony is the creator of The Every Body Project, which showcases diverse body types to combat the "body image issues that arise from the ... [Read More]

Listen: New Sia Song ‘To Be Human’ From Wonder Woman Soundtrack

May 25, 2017 by

Wonder Woman and Sia… it does not get much better (or badass) for us. Just out today, this is Sia’s 'To Be Human' featuring Labrinth from the Wonder Woman soundtrack. Crank up the volume. ... [Read More]

College Students Develop Prosthetic To Help 10-Year-Old Girl Play The Violin

April 25, 2017 by

Ten-year-old Isabella Nicola was born with a partially-developed left arm, but she hasn’t let that stand in the way of achieving her dream to play the violin. With the help of some bio-engineering students from George Mason University and a 3-D printer, Isabella now has a specially designed prosthetic to help her reach that goal. ... [Read More]

Watch: 40 Years Is A “Long Time” To Rock, But Blondie Is Still At It With New Single

April 22, 2017 by

40 years after the release of their self titled debut album, Blondie, the pioneering new wave and punk band led by rock royal Debbie Harry, is releasing their 11th record, Pollinator, on May 5th. This is the official video for "Long Time”, one of the album’s singles… does anyone else hear hints of "Heart Of Glass" (1978)? "Heart Of Glass" (1978) ... [Read More]

Activist Mona Haydar’s Music Video ‘Hijabi’ Challenges Perceptions Surrounding Islam

April 1, 2017 by

On March 27th, poet and activist Mona Haydar released 'Hijabi', her first single and music video, in honor of Muslim Women's Day. Mona created the video to challenge perceptions surrounding Islam. In a post on Facebook she shared, “This song is from my upcoming EP titled One. ... [Read More]

1996: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Perform Cover Of The Mary Tyler Moore Show Theme

January 30, 2017 by

Last Wednesday, beloved and pioneering television actress Mary Tyler Moore died at the age of 80. Tributes were posted all over social media, and renewed interest started to swirl around this 21-year-old video of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts performing their rockin' cover of “Love is All Around” - The Mary Tyler Moore Show ... [Read More]

This 4-Year-Old Singing ‘You’ve Got a Friend In Me’ Is Exactly What We Needed To Hear Today

January 27, 2017 by

Meet Girl You Should Know Claire Ryann, a.k.a. the Tiny Musician. She's 4 years old and "loves to sing and spread around happiness with projects she makes with her Dad (Dave Crosby)". We cannot think of anything that we needed to hear more this week than the two of them doing a live cover of Randy Newman's ... [Read More]

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