Topic: Sky Ferreira

Sky Ferreira’s Feminism Is About Making People Angry (UPDATED)

Sky Ferreira's Feminism Is About Making People Angry (UPDATED)

Feminism is still about shaking up the status quo, about fixing inequalities, about pointing out the problems inherent in everything from the media to the work world to academia—everywhere women are trying to do things as human beings, so…everywhere. If you’re not making some people angry with your feminism, with your dialogue, with your argument, you’re probably not achieving anything truly feminist. More »

Gallery: Azealia Banks, Sky Ferreira, Grimes And Friends Get The ‘Girls Of Now’ Treatment From V Magazine

Gallery: Azealia Banks, Sky Ferreira, Grimes And Friends Get The 'Girls Of Now' Treatment From V Magazine

I’m kind of a sucker for those “X up-and-coming stars!” features. It’s fun to see how many of them I’ve heard of, how the magazine decides to present them, what they get right, what they get wrong, etc. Are they often arbitrary and based on who’s the most photogenic and who has relationships with what publicists? Sure. But as someone who works in media, I will say plenty of places make a good faith effort to try to figure out who is “bubbling up from the underground.”

I’m kind of a sucker for those “X up-and-coming stars!” features. It’s fun to see how many of them I’ve heard of, how the magazine decides to present them, what the magazine gets right, what they get wrong, etc. Are they often arbitrary and based on who’s the most photogenic and who has relationships with what publicists? Sure. But as someone who works in media, I will say plenty of places make a good faith effort to try to figure out who is “bubbling up from the underground,” as they say.

V Magazine’s latest “Girls Of Now” feature contains some genuinely talented ladies, and has some great photography to boot. Click through to see Azealia Banks, Grimes, Cassie, Sky Ferreira, and more (music makers all) having a moment. Aren’t you just so proud? More »