Tagged: Interviews

I’m Hung Up on You

In honour of her new career-spanning album, Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones, Madonna and producer Stuart Price tell Song Exploder the story of how their collaboration and partnership led to one of Madonna’s biggest hits, Hung UpRead More

Madonna Is the Wildest Party Favor

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

Heroes: Madonna on V Magazine

The incomparable Lady M sits down with Honey Dijon to discuss musical innovation, collaboration, and her new decade-spanning project Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones in a new feature appearing in the pages of V137, now available for purchase. Read More

Like a family

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

30 Years of Vogue

On this day 30 years ago (May 19, 1990) Vogue – the first single from Madonna’s second soundtrack album, I’m Breathless –  became the Queen of Pop’s eighth Hot 100 No. 1, topping the Billboard chart for three consecutive weeks and remaining one of her most enduring hits. Read More

Madonna on Beats 1

On working with Mirwais and Maluma on “Medellín”

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 XRead More

Her name is Dita

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