Beyonc and Taylor Swift fans are in the middle of a hashtag war

Thus far neither of the artists has weighed in, but Taylor Swift and Beyonc fans are having a social media meltdown over Swift’s performance of “ME!” on Wednesday night at the Billboard Music Awards. Swift fans were blown away by the performance, using the hashtag #WeLoveMe to show their delight, while Beyonc fans are using the hashtag #Mayochella to express their disappoint in what they saw as a whitewashing ofBey’s iconic 2018 Coachella performance. #WeLoveMe vs. #Mayochella, explained Beyonc’s Coachella performance has become the stuff of legends. Two nights, over 30 songs, dancers, a Destiny’s Child reunion, an appearance by husband Jay Z, and so much more. At the heart of it all was a full marching band backing up …

Last Night’s Game of Thrones Leaked Early Online

Good morning and welcome to a brand spankin' new edition of The Monitor, WIRED's collection of all things pop culture. Spring has sprung, dear reader, and we have a lot to share with you, including news about last night's Game of Thrones, Kanye West's appearance at Coachella, and this weekend's boring box office. Let's get going. Game of Thrones Leaked Online First, the most important question: Did you watch Game of Thrones last night? Lots of folks did, but a few got to see it—or at least got to see spoilers about it—before anybody else. The eighth season's second episode—"A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms," aka "Episode 69"—leaked online early via Amazon Prime in Germany. News about the leak hit …

Beyonc’s New Film Homecoming Is Headed to Netflix

Happy Monday, once again, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED's roundup off the biggest pop culture news. What's shakin'? Well, for one, Beyoncé made a film for Netflix. Also, there’s another Walking Dead spinoff on the way, and the Cowboy Bebop series is staffing up. Giddyup! Beyoncé Is Coming to Netflix Over the weekend, via a very cryptic tweet, Netflix announced that Beyoncé's now-iconic Coachella performance would be coming to the streaming service on April 17. The tweet didn't include any footage or any further details, but a trailer that dropped today promises the special, called Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé, will be "interspersed with candid footage and interviews detailing the preparation and powerful intent behind her …

Solange: When I Get Home review lose yourself in Knowles’ hazy vision

Pharrell Williams, Sampha and Tyler, the Creator are among the guests on Knowles fourth album but they cant always prevent it from floating away The credits for Pharrell Williams to Gucci Mane to actor Debbie Allen. Those old enough to remember the early 80s may recall Allen sternly informing Bruno, Doris, Leroy et al that Right heres where you start paying in sweat every week during the intro to Fame on BBC One. One track alone features a group of backing singers involving Animal Collective and