Julianne Escobedo Shepherd
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd is Jezebel’s culture editor, a Rookie contributor, and a professor of music writing at NYU.

The Music Club
Dec. 27 2017 11:00 AMThe Music Club, 2017Entry 10: Some of my favorite love songs of the year were written by dads for their babies.
The Music Club
Dec. 25 2017 7:45 AMThe Music Club, 2017Entry 2: This year saw the “browning of America” begin to infiltrate pop.
The Music Club
Dec. 28 2016 10:00 AMThe Music Club, 2016The internet isn’t democratizing music the way I’d hoped.
The Music Club
Dec. 26 2016 7:04 AMThe Music Club, 2016Black women ruled music in 2016, whether the country was ready for it or not.
The Music Club
Dec. 22 2015 7:37 PMThe Music Club, 2015Entry 12: Why are so many drug anthems sneaking their way onto the radio? 
The Music Club
Dec. 17 2015 9:30 AMThe Music Club, 2015Entry 3: To Pimp a Butterfly captured this year better than any other album.
The Music Club
Dec. 26 2017 9:00 AMThe Music Club, 2017Entry 6: What this year’s political-music prodigies owe to Prodigy.
The Music Club
Dec. 29 2016 7:00 AMThe Music Club, 2016Kanye may support Trump, but Pablo can still inspire us.
The Music Club
Dec. 27 2016 10:17 AMThe Music Club, 2016Dance music is still giving too many bros a pass, while marginalizing women and people of color.
The Music Club
Dec. 24 2015 12:43 PMThe Music Club, 2015Entry 16: Grimes isn’t the only female producer who had a great year in 2015.
The Music Club
Dec. 21 2015 11:16 AMThe Music Club, 2015Entry 7: My least favorite song of this year was by Drake.