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Taylor Swift’s new song is LGBTQ-friendly, a big hit with fans

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The song, “You Need To Calm Down,” feature lyrics showing the artist’s support of the LGBTQ community. The song further continues Swift’s growing political voice, something she shied away from until 2018′s midterm elections.

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More about Music, Politics, Mashable Video, Lgbtq, and Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s new song is LGBTQ-friendly, a big hit with fans

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The song, “You Need To Calm Down,” feature lyrics showing the artist’s support of the LGBTQ community. The song further continues Swift’s growing political voice, something she shied away from until 2018′s midterm elections.

Read more here. Read more…

More about Music, Politics, Mashable Video, Lgbtq, and Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s new song is LGBTQ-friendly, a big hit with fans

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The song, “You Need To Calm Down,” feature lyrics showing the artist’s support of the LGBTQ community. The song further continues Swift’s growing political voice, something she shied away from until 2018′s midterm elections.

Read more here. Read more…

More about Music, Politics, Mashable Video, Lgbtq, and Taylor Swift

Sarah Owusu’s paintings put African and black beauty front and centre

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Artist Sarah Owusu pioneered a new style of painting that uses geometric shapes and vivid color to highlight black beauty. She says the world needs a bigger palette when it comes to representation on, as well as behind, the canvas.

The result is an exhilarating exploration of the incredible diversity of the human face. Read more…

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The Ticket Fairy is tech’s best hope against Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster’s dominance has led to big service fees, scalpers galore and exclusive contracts that some people argue exploit venues and artists. The approval of venue operator and artist management giant Live Nation’s merger with Ticketmaster in 2010 produced an anti-competitive juggernaut. The Department of Justice is reviewing allegations brought by Ticketmaster’s biggest competitor AEG that it pressures venues to sign ticketing contracts. Given its ubiquity, it’s become difficult…

The Ticket Fairy is tech’s best hope against Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster’s dominance has led to big service fees, scalpers galore and exclusive contracts that some people argue exploit venues and artists. The approval of venue operator and artist management giant Live Nation’s merger with Ticketmaster in 2010 produced an anti-competitive juggernaut. The Department of Justice is reviewing allegations brought by Ticketmaster’s biggest competitor AEG that it pressures venues to sign ticketing contracts under veiled threat that artists would…

Banksy crashes Venice Biennale with an installation that criticizes the city’s cruise ship problem

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A new video appeared on Banksy’s Instagram account showing the famous street artist (or perhaps someone from his team) setting up an unlicensed stall in Venice. The installation is interpreted as a critique of the giant cruise ships that are allowed to sail the Venetian lagoon and it seems to have resonated with locals

The artist accompanied his post with the caption: “Setting out my stall at the Venice Biennale. Despite being the largest and most prestigious art event in the world, for some…

Banksy crashes Venice Biennale with an installation that criticizes the city’s cruise ship problem

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A new video appeared on Banksy’s Instagram account showing the famous street artist (or perhaps someone from his team) setting up an unlicensed stall in Venice. The installation is interpreted as a critique of the giant cruise ships that are allowed to sail the Venetian lagoon and it seems to have resonated with locals

The artist accompanied his post with the caption: “Setting out my stall at the Venice Biennale. Despite being the largest and most prestigious art event in the world, for some…

‘How to Make a Tyler, The Creator Song’ is a perfect example of music comedy

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Game recognizes game.

Sometimes, a musician’s style is so well known and specific that it’s only a matter of time before they get lovingly roasted. Popular “how to make an X song” videos have musicians trying to recreate the sound of their favorite artists, with varying levels of parody and sincerity. 

Normally the original artists don’t respond to the appreciative jest, either because of their status or just that they’re card-carrying members of the NFL (the No Fun League.) 

But this…

‘How to Make a Tyler, The Creator Song’ is a perfect example of music comedy

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Game recognizes game.

Sometimes, a musician’s style is so well known and specific that it’s only a matter of time before they get lovingly roasted. Popular “how to make an X song” videos have musicians trying to recreate the sound of their favorite artists, with varying levels of parody and sincerity. 

Normally the original artists don’t respond to the appreciative jest, either because of their status or just that they’re card-carrying members of the NFL (the No Fun League.) 

But this…