Was Bob Dylan terrible during the ’80s?

How did Dylan’s music change in the ’80s? Did society turn its back on him? Read what Carl Wilson from Slate has to say about it here.

Nicki Minaj speaks out for black women in pop music

Nicki Minaj made a splash on Twitter when she tweeted: Screen Shot 2015-07-22 at 4.56.58 PM

With this tweet she implied that because she was a black woman, and because her video celebrated black women, it did not get nominated for best video of the year. Taylor Swift thought this was a personal jab, because she herself had been nominated. This “feud” made headlines and distracted from the real issue Minaj was bringing up.

Here’s what some people have to say about the issue:

NYTIMES: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/23/arts/music/nicki-minaj-black-women-rarely-rewarded-for-pop-culture-contributions.html?ref=arts

SLATE: http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/07/22/nicki_minaj_taylor_swift_vmas_feud_rapper_calls_out_mtv_for_anaconda_video.html