Since it began, rap has found ways to offend. Whether for political content, sexual imagery, misogyny, violence or coarse humor, rappers have found themselves having to defend their words on a regular basis, no matter how innocuous - or extreme.
Gin has been Britain's drink of choice since the 1700s, but with a nickname like "mother's ruin," the spirit's reputation has taken some knocks. Thanks to some crafty distillers, a new gin craze is buzzing across the pond.
The public profile of larger women got a major boost when 29-year-old Tess Holliday became the first plus-size model signed to a major agency. But even with this kind of exposure, the fashion industry is still playing catch-up.