Stigma Surrounding Female Power and Sexual Pleasure

29 Apr

In 2020, we’ve witnessed the release of many new songs from popular female artists. While the content of these songs has certainly varied, one theme that has been particularly prevalent is the expression of female sexual pleasure and desire. Two … Read More »

The Effect of Gender on Taylor Swift’s Career

28 Apr

Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter who has had massive success over the past fifteen years. Originally starting as a Country singer, Swift released three albums from the ages of 16 to 25. In 2014, she released her album entitled … Read More »

Drake Redefining What it Means to be a Genius Rapper

27 Apr

Over the course of the semester, we have investigated the meaning that musicians reflect in their music through the themes of genius, sexuality, disability, and gender. During our section on genius, we collectively critiqued the previous notions of genius and … Read More »

Homosexual Contributions and Secrecy in Music

26 Apr

Homosexual artists have had a long and complicated history within the music industry. While gay artists have continuously made contributions to music for centuries, these contributions have been continuously denied and erased as a reflection of our hetero-centric culture. This … Read More »