So much more than a blues singer, Bessie Smith was an icon for her race and gender, and her legend resonates like no other in the history of blues singers.
“To witness such a young, bright and fiercely independent young female blossom over the years and come into her own and find her voice has been beyond fulfilling.”
Girl groups go all the way back to the birth of pop, and their long and honourable dedication to delighting the ears deserves far more recognition than it gets.
For every anthem and romantic ballad, female artists have also asserted their independence through empowering lyrics, challenging the constraints of gender stereotypes, bad relationships or the music industry itself.
“I don’t know what I’d do without music, and you can find me often in my car with the speakers blasting.”
A coming-of-age tale set to thumping bass and wheezing synths, ‘Kaleidoscope’ saw Kelis set the standard for a new era of experimental R&B.
The song comes from their upcoming album 'The Way It Feels,' which follows on 10 April.
‘Chilombo’ features an all-star lineup of guest talent, including Future, Miguel, Nas, Big Sean, John Legend and Ty Dolla $Ign.
"Music is in my constant day-to-day,” shares Dixon. “I can’t really operate well if I’m not being audibly pleasured.”
Celebrating iconic female artists & their empowering anthems including tracks from Shania Twain, Billie Eilish, Janet Jackson, Rihanna & more.
The new song is the singer's first official single in two years.
The new online destination celebrates the numerous accomplishments of women in music across all genres and professions.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
Over a woozy trap beat, Reyez twists and turns her voice, as she sings how her ex will never find a lover who even “measures up to my ankles”.
“I hope we continue to inspire other young women to be who they want to be as artists, producers, engineers and other roles in the music industry.”
“Generous has such a beautiful balance between the classic Hollywood era as well as the hip-hop world we live in now. I felt it was key to express that visually.”