Arts + Pop Culture

The Drop: SassyBlack Makes Space for Black Women to Feel and Get Funky

“I can’t help but think, with the election so fresh on my mind, how black women are tasked with saving everyone including ourselves. What an emotional toll that takes. Like we literally are just boosting everyone up over our shoulders and no one turns around to extend a hand. For me, music has always been a healing space, so I deeply appreciate music like this that speaks to healing on that deep level.”

Music

Playlist: Masturbation Month

In honor of MM, I’ve put together this playlist for you. And lemme tell ya, it was exciting — so exciting that I had to close the blinds and burn some incense and imagine Sadé serenading a clone of Sadé in a bathtub filled with rose petals and surrounded by 100 tea lights.