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The Power Issue: Beyoncé, Solange, Travis Scott & Khalid Are Telling the World That Texas Isn’t What People Think It Is

Nov 18, 2018 By Abby Johnston

Scarcely four minutes into Beyoncé’s self-titled 2013 “visual album,” decades-old archival footage shows the young diva-to-be, fresh from winning a singing contest, tilting her head up toward the mic towering over her. “I would like to thank the judges for picking me; my parents, who I love; I love you, Houston,” she concludes, putting a tiny hand to her mouth and blowing a kiss to the crowd. Over three decades… Read Story

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Lupita Nyong'o attends the 'Us' premiere at the Paramount Theater on March 8, 2019.
Is Lupita Nyong’o SXSW’s New Queen of Horror?

Mar 11, 2019 By Dan Solomon

Few actors start their careers as Lupita Nyong’o did. Her very first feature film role, in Steve McQueen’s Twelve Years a Slave, earned her an Academy Award. From there, as one of the most sought-after young stars in Hollywood, she managed her decisions very carefully. She focused on voice acting—a recurring role…

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