Janelle Monáe took a break from her Dirty Computer Tour to perform two singles from the album of the same name at the 2018 BET Awards. Perched upon a throne and dressed in a striped suit, Monáe was surrounded by 20 women dancers as she opened her performance with her energetic rap-like single "Django Jane" before transitioning to "I Like [Read More]
It's that time of year: Black Music Month (June) is among us and to correlate, the 2018 BET Awards is just around the corner. The 18th annual installment is set to go down on June 24th at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, and the first round of performers have been announced: the network revealed that Nicki Minaj, "Boo'd Up" singer Ella [Read More]
Janelle Monáe drops off another artistic music video, this one for her latest release 'I Like That.' In the clip, Monae takes advantage of technology to multiply herself in various places including being in a bathtub around flamingos as she conveys her message of self-love. “I’m crazy, and I’m sexy, and I’m cool,” she sings while paying homage to legendary R&B group [Read More]
Janelle Monae keeps the new music rolling! Her latest offering is the female empowerment anthem, 'I Like That,' which sees her exuding confidence as she describes her out of the box personality. “I’m crazy, and I’m sexy, and I’m cool,” she sings while paying homage to legendary R&B group TLC. "Little rough around the edges but I keep it smooth [Read More]
Gearing up for the release of her highly anticipated third album, Dirty Computer, multi-talented artist Janelle Monae celebrates women in the music video for her Grimes-assisted anthem "PYNK." In the powerful clip, directed Emma Westenberg, the singer-songwriter journeys to the desert with her girls before pulling up to the PYNK Rest-Inn. Throughout the visual, Monae rocks various fashionable outfits including [Read More]
Brooklyn's weekend-long Afropunk Fest celebration returns with a hot new line up. The festival will take place at Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene on August 25 and 26. Each year, Afropunk provides a theme for its attendees and this year is no different. This year's theme is The People Resist, which "brings together AFROPUNK ideology and the people who support it, [Read More]
After a musical hiatus, Janelle Monáe makes her return with two eclectic singles. From her upcoming third studio album, Dirty Computer, which she dubs an “Emotion Picture,” the singer and actress issues music videos for new songs "Make Me Feel" and "Django Jane." Taking inspiration from the late music legend Prince, in "Make Me Feel," Monae delivers some 80s nostalgia [Read More]
What makes someone a couple? Well, realistically, a couple is defined as two people who are involved romantically or intimately. The two individuals are closely associated with each other based on the dynamics of their relationship. Relationships are hard, and it's not always easy to maintain due to distractions. Love has roses and thorns, in other words, it's not peachy [Read More]
Last night (May 1), New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted their annual Met Gala soiree. Some of R&B's music stars attended the high-fashion soiree...
Janelle Monáe's recent performance for the grand opening of Lord & Taylor’s new 5th Avenue shop The Dress Address has her itching to get back to music.