Beyoncé will alter the language in her song “Heated” days after it was released as part of her new album “Renaissance.” The track contained references to “spaz” and “spazzin.” Read the full story here.
A New Coalition Amplifies Disability Culture in the Music Industry
A new organization, Recording Artists and Music Professionals with Disabilities, or RAMPD, is working to amplify disability culture and advocate for accessibility in the music business. Read more here.
Mixed reactions to music after receiving cochlear implant
Every week The New York Times features an opinion column written by a person with a disability. This week’s essay by Rachel Kolb describes her mixed reactions to music after receiving a cochlear implant. Kolb’s column also includes a virtual reality video and animations to illustrate her sensations of seeing music and feeling vibrations. Click here to enjoy the full column.