The Queen of Pop partied with Paper Magazine in Brooklyn for their latest cover(s) story and talked with Nile Rodgers – the only sole producer to ever be credited on a Madonna album – to discuss how they constructed a civilization of pop that even the Romans couldn’t have built. Read More
Billboard.com discusses with Madonna how she got to know the Batukadeiras Orquestra in Lisbon, why she invited several members of the collective to perform on her Madame X album and how she ended bringing some of them on the road with the Madame X Tour: “I thought about Guy Oseary’s response to the cost of taking 22 women on the road with us,” she explains. But her goal was set: “I wanted the audience to get a glimpse of history,” and 14 batukadeiras became part of the Madame X Tour band. Read More
Billboard.com talks to Mykki Blanco about his collaboration with Madonna on the Dark Ballet video, how they first met, and how the project took shape and ultimately came to life. Read More
In a video interview with Beats 1 on Apple Music, Madonna explains when she and Maluma first met, how the idea to collaborate came up, and how she worked with Mirwais to create something that was slightly different but still had a connection to the music Maluma makes, that was still also connected to Madame X. Read More
On this day, 25 years ago, Madonna released Erotica, her most provocative and daring album which was also her first release on Maverick Records label.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Erotica five years ago the MadonnaTribe team met Tony Shimkin, co-producer and co-author of some of the album’s greatest songs, Tony brought us behind the scenes of the making of this incredible album and talked about two songs that didn’t make the final cut of the album, You Are The One and Shame. Both tracks were still unknow at the time and later surfaced on the internet in Summer 2014. Read More