Ifueko Osarogiagbon

  • November 5, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    Ariana Grande told us back in April that she had no more tears left to cry, but with the recent breakup with her ex-boyfriend Pete Davidson, it seems that the singer wanted to make that fact even more clear through a new song. The artist dropped her newest single “Thank u, next” on Saturday right … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/ariana-gets-the-last-laugh-with-a-new-love-song-to-herself/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 20, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    On another episode of “either clear out your time line or it’ll catch up with you,” people on Twitter are calling out actor Israel Broussard after several of his racist tweets and likes were uncovered. Just after Netflix released their adaptation of Jenny Han’s popular YA novel, To All the Boy’s I’ve Loved Before, fans of … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/to-all-the-boys-ive-loved-before-actors-racist-tweets-revealed/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 5, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    Pride Month is officially here and like clockwork, companies and brands are pushing out pinkwashed products and campaigns to mark the month because what better way to show solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community than by saying, “We’ll take your money too!” Ipsy kicked off they’re own pride campaign, #IPSYFlyingColors, with a video on their YouTube channel. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/ipsy-celebrates-pride-with-transphobic-video/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 14, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    Rita Ora has finally responded to the backlash over her latest song “Girls.”   The singer posted a screenshot of an apology written on her iPhone Notes app to Twitter saying, “Hello everyone reading this girl’s was written to represent my truth and is an accurate account of a very real and honest experience of my … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/rita-ora-is-sorry-about-her-single-girls/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 6, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    Oh, Lord. New-Zealand pop singer Lorde is in some hot water after she made a Whitney Houston reference in a recent Instagram post. The photo featured a bathtub with running water, which the singer captioned  “And iiii will always love you.” The line alluded to the late musician’s iconic 1992 song, “I Will Always Love You.” … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/did-lorde-just-make-fun-of-whitney-houstons-death/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 3, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    In Alison Bechdel’s 1985 comic Dykes to Watch Out For, one of the characters featured in the strip describes a rule they have about watching movies: the film must have two women who talk to each other about something besides a man. This rule, now called the Bechdel Test, has gone on to revolutionize the way we … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/black-writer-clarkisha-kent-just-fixed-the-bechdel-test/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 6, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    According to Deadline, E! producers were planning on using 30-second delays for their “Live From the Red Carpet” pre-Oscar show just in case anyone confronted the show’s host, Ryan Seacrest, about assault allegations. “The plan being considered is to mainly ensure plenty of time to either cut to Giuliana or to pull the plug altogether … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/does-metoo-mean-nothing-to-e-news-but-money/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 14, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    It’s a pretty open secret within the beauty community that the makeup industry doesn’t care about Black women. With popular makeup brands like Tarte and It Cosmetics making foundation lines fit for 50 shades of beige and Benefit Cosmetics producing products in light and extra light, it’s not hard to see how companies are willfully … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/beauty-vlogger-calls-out-huda-beauty-over-reverse-racism/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 1, 2018By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    After Tarte Cosmetic’s foundation fiasco, you’d think that by now, makeup brands would have learned that being inclusive is the only way to make the cut for their consumers. The brand rolled out a 15-shade foundation line in two formulas, hydrating and matte, but couldn’t be bothered to include more than two shades for black women, and they rightfully faced … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/it-cosmetics-cant-even-practice-what-they-preach/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 8, 2017By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    It only took them about a decade, but it looks like Physician’s Formula has finally realized that Black people do, in fact, exist! Last week, the drugstore brand announced in a post on their Instagram account that they’re extending their butter bronzer line to include two more shades saying, “1,2,3,4! FOUR shades of Butter Bronzer.” 1, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/physician-formula-just-discovered-black-people/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 5, 2017By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    In an article on her app titled “The Inspiration Behind My Aaliyah Costume,” Kim Kardashian addressed the blackface backlash she received over her Halloween depiction of the 90s late music icon. Baby Girl Aaliyah pic.twitter.com/5GUHkNJgNi — Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) October 29, 2017 “When I was creating the costume, I wasn’t dressing up as a race … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/leave-kimberly-alone/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 14, 2017By Ifueko Osarogiagbon

    From squiggly eyebrows to a full face of Fenty, there’s a lot to love (or hate if you’re not about those brows) about the makeup looks being shared across social media. Makeup artists get to flaunt their skills while the rest of us get to pick up tips and tricks to try out, an all … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/this-hurricane-irma-eyeshadow-look-is-not-a-good-look/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read