“The Voice” vs. “American Idol”
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“The Voice” vs. “American Idol”

Singing competitions have been a staple in TV lineups for years. Aspiring performers faithfully tune in each week, dreaming of the day when it could be their shot…

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ABC Family has a new name, but not a good show
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ABC Family has a new name, but not a good show

There is no way to sugarcoat this: Freeform, formerly known as ABC Family, has a new show and it’s bad. In January, Freeform premiered its new fantasy-drama “Shadowhunters,”…

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How “Sallie Mae Back” rapper Dee-1 came to be
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How “Sallie Mae Back” rapper Dee-1 came to be

Tell me about how you became Dee-1. I became Dee-1 at a time in my life when I was really looking for an identity, post high school. So…

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Kesha’s lawsuit against Dr. Luke
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Kesha’s lawsuit against Dr. Luke

Last week, there was a hashtag on Twitter topping the trends: #FreeKesha. Pop singer Kesha recently asked a New York Supreme Court judge to grant her request for a…

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Blindspot keeps fans guessing
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Blindspot keeps fans guessing

It’s nighttime in Times Square. The Bomb Squad inches closer to a large, mysterious duffel bag. Then suddenly, the bag opens and a young woman climbs out. This…

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This week in music: ZAYN wants to make you cry and T.I. is failing at hip-hop
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This week in music: ZAYN wants to make you cry and T.I. is failing at hip-hop

“No” by Meghan Trainor When you first hear the beginning of this song, it will sound like a typical slow-moving, sexist Megan Trainor song. However, Trainor surprises us with…

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