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Native American War Bonnets Banned At San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival

The organizers of San Francisco’s popular Outside Lands music festival in Golden Gate Park have banned Native American headdresses at the event. “Out of respect for Native American heritage and culture, we do not allow headdresses at Outside Lands,” organizers said in a statement to the San Francisco Chronicle Thursday. “We are committed to creating […]

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Florida City Plays Children’s Music Overnight To Prevent Homeless People From Sleeping

The city of West Palm Beach, Florida, is driving out homeless people who need to sleep by playing obnoxious music all night long near a banquet venue. The continuous loop of children’s songs, such as “Baby Shark” and “Raining Tacos,” is meant to keep people from congregating outside the glass-walled Waterfront Lake Pavilion, which is expected […]

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Why Is Country Music Considered So White?

Country music listening numbers are on the rise. And yet, while black artists dominate charts across multiple genres, country music charts are a predominantly white space. So when Billboard removed Lil Nas X’s smash hit “Old Town Road” from its Hot Country Songs chart in March, some fans weren’t surprised. In a statement to Rolling Stone, Billboard […]