The backlash over Taylor Swift having spent the last decade in the spotlight trying to be America’s Bestie has been a little over the top. But in the case of her cover of Earth, Wind and Fire’s September, the response is justified, if not a bit understated.
It's been a hot week on Instagram, especially with the media blitzkrieg that is Coachella last weekend in deep Southern California. We Are The Guard were as elevated and uplifted by Beyonce dropping knowledge and mad style as the first woman-of-color to headline Coachella. We also acknowledge that other things happen.
Sure, it was cool to see Destiny’s Child dancing and singing at the world’s biggest festival but it was EVEN COOLER to see Kelly Rowland stalked on screen by horror’s two most important serial slashers.
We Are: The Guard never sleep. We have a team of industrious tastemakers scouring the Internet for the latest, breaking music news. Of course, social media is one of the best and easiest ways to keep tabs on your favorite artists. And Instagram, of course, is the sovereign ruler of social media.
Many of the biggest musicians of the past 200 years have sung and played other people's tunes. They've also written for other artists. In praise of the songwriters, and those who bring their creations to singing, dancing life, here are 10 hits that were passed up by other artists.
Some people pick up knitting, others cooking, or traveling, but I think I’ve found my thang … Instagram creeping. How about we celebrity watch together and be BFF’s for like a quick moment or not, whatever. Just scroll through and see this week’s Instagram highlights below and yes you can thank my people watching skills by liking this post!