Music

Beyoncé Introduces Fund to Aid Children in Flint

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Call it whatever you want — an album rollout, a publicity tour, a grandstanding of talent — but Beyoncé’s current tack back in the spotlight is pretty killer. First it was “Formation,” then it was the Super Bowl, and now it’s something completely different: the announcement that she’s introducing a fund to help aid the children of Flint, Michigan, who are suffering from lead poisoning. 
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Why We Should Take Kesha’s Allegations Seriously

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Last week, a New York judge dismissed a defamation countersuit filed by producer Lukas Gottwald, aka Dr Luke, against pop singer Kesha and her mother, Patricia “Pebe” Sebert. This is only one of several legal skirmishes on the horizon for Kesha; the real battle happens later this month, when the 28-year-old will finally seek freedom from a longstanding contract with Gottwald. Unless she makes legal headway, Kesha won’t be able to record with anyone but him.
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