Tag: Pop Culture

Rolling Stones Officially Retire Classic —Yet Controversial — Rock Song ‘Brown Sugar’ That Includes Lyrics About Slavery

“Brown sugar” appears to no longer “taste so good” for U.K. rock band the Rolling Stones. The New York Post’s Jesse O’Neill reported that the group has “retired one of their most popular rock songs due to lyrics that depict the horrors of slavery.” According to O’Neill, “the Stones have…

DaBaby

Rapper DaBaby Dropped From Chicago’s Lollapalooza Festival Following Series of Disturbing Homophobic and Sexist Rants

Following a hate-filled rant he made while performing at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami, organizers of the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago decided rapper DaBaby was no longer welcome on their stage. Ben Kesslen of NBC News has reported that “the Lollapalooza music festival canceled DaBaby’s Sunday night…

Amanda Gorman

Inauguration Breakout Star Amanda Gorman Lands Super Bowl Appearance; IMG Models Contract

Things just keep getting better for inaugural poet and National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. After her star-making appearance at President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20th where she recited the poem “The Hill We Climb,” Gorman became one of the most talked-about people on the internet. And now, not…