Saturday, January 28

Tag: Twerking


Megan Thee Stallion Twerks With Master Chief At TwitchCon

Photo: Robin L Marshall (Getty Images)We’ve seen a bad news story coming out of TwitchCon, now let’s instead turn our attention towards something else.As part of the con’s musical celebrations last night, Megan Thee Stallion played a set. And for whatever reason, it featured Master Chief—complete with accreditation lanyard, because this is TwitchCon, not the United Nations Space Command—living their best life on stage alongside her, at some points dancing in a way that I have seen best described as “gettin ass” (NSFW warning for some of the language in these vids):That is not just dancing. John 117 is not up there side-shuffling in the background, gently bopping along to the beat on his own. Whoever is in that suit is amongst it. Here’s another shot:And another:And another, this one a bit ...
Twerking and Culture

Twerking and Culture

Is twerking a cultural appropriation or is it a form of self-expression? In this article I'll explore the question of twerking and its relation to culture. I'll also discuss twerking as a form of empowerment and self-expression. And I'll explain how it relates to feminism and the intersection of queer identities. Ultimately, I'll discuss twerking as both a form of self-expression and cultural appropriation. twerking is a form of self-expression Twerking is a popular dance style focusing on the hips and rear end. It is gaining popularity in various parts of the world, including New Orleans. The dance is linked to New Orleans' Bounce Music scene, which originated during the 1980s and gained popularity following Hurricane Katrina. Artists like Big Freedia and DJ Jimi have created songs...