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Janelle Monae's Hair Stole The Show At Paris Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.09.2015 | Style

Paris Fashion Week Spring 2016 was filled with major moments, including the scenic airport-themed Chanel show to the mini "Ga...

Jidenna Takes ‘Classic Man’ To A New Level In West African-Inspired Photoshoot

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.29.2015 | Black Voices

Jidenna is nothing short of royalty in his latest photoshoot. The "Classic Man" teamed up with All Things Ankara -- a style site that highlights...

Wondaland Talks Music, Community and Activism

Nsenga Burton | Posted 09.24.2015 | Entertainment
Nsenga Burton

Wondaland's connection to the community is on full-display at a Centennial Park community event. Wondaland welcomed the fans with love and adoration, thanking them for their support and chatting them up to learn more about the members of "the community."

ONE Musicfest Breaks The Internet

Timothy Tukes | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Over ten thousand #OMF2015 photos were shared last week to celebrate the 6th annual ONE Musicfest. The daylong music festival featured performances by headliners Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wale, Janelle Monae & Wondaland, A$AP Rocky, The Roots, Raekwon, Ghostface, and The Internet.

Hell Y'all Ain't Talmbout: An Epic Response to Trans Erasure [Audio]

J Mase III | Posted 08.28.2015 | Black Voices
J Mase III

While many have praised Monae as creating a song for the current movement, many in the black trans community have noticed a glaring mistake in the selection of names uplifted in her piece, which was created to highlight the black victims of state violence.

15 Times Black Artists Used Their Voices To Change The World

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.27.2015 | Black Voices

Sometimes, recording artists are more than just hit songs and fashion trends.  Recently, Janelle Monae leveraged her public platform by leading a...

Janelle Monáe Vows To 'Speak Up' On #BlackLivesMatter

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.24.2015 | Black Voices

Janelle Monáe has been a vocal supporter of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, joining forces with local activists, pushi...

Janelle Monáe Gives Black Lives Matter Movement A Melodic Voice

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.14.2015 | Black Voices

Janelle Monáe is known for not only her music and perfect pompadour but also her activism. Before she kicked off "The Eephus," an eight-c...

ONE Musicfest 2015 Lineup: Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, Janelle Monae, A$AP Rocky and more

Timothy Tukes | Posted 06.26.2015 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Black music is celebrated all June for Black Music Month. However the celebration is back this fall, earlier this month ONE Musicfest announced its 2015 lineup. Grammy-award winning Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rocky, and Janelle Monae are some of the big headliners at the Southeast's largest urban alternative music festival.

Proof That Everyone Looks Great In A Bright Lip

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.05.2015 | Style

It's been a pretty exciting week for the Kardashian-Jenner family, to say the least. At the Kendall + Kylie fashion line launch party at Topshop i...

Fat Is a Feminist Issue: Concert Tee Shirts

Sue Kerr | Posted 06.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

What about fans who wear sizes larger than a 3x who are seemingly shut out of the entire realm of tee shirt fandom? Should they just buy a CD and an embossed baseball cap?

Janelle Monáe Speaks Out for the First Time on Shutting Down Twitter Troll

Dish Nation | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment
Dish Nation

It's the first time Janelle has spoken out about the incident, in which someone online gave her crap for her menswear style on the red carpets, and she famously tweeted back, "Sit down. I'm not for mass consumption."

This Might Just Be The Braid To End All Braids

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.14.2015 | Style

Rihanna was the belle of the 2015 Met Ball and Sarah Jessica Parker wore the most talked-about headpiece, but Janelle Monáe ruled the red carpet with...

Janelle Monae Shuts Down Twitter Troll Like The Queen She Is

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women

Bow down. Suit-loving singer Janelle Monáe had the perfect response to a Twitter critic who criticized her fashion choices as being "too damn sou...

All Hail The Pinkett-Smith Family!

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.30.2015 | Black Voices

Newark, New Jersey, was the place to be on Saturday, as the most beautiful and brilliant women of color gathered for the 2015 Black Girls Rock event. ...

Rashida Jones Shows Us The Right Way To Rock Florals In Winter

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson & Dana Oliver | Posted 02.27.2015 | Style

Between the Oscars, Brit Awards and Elle Style Awards, there was no shortage of spectacular red carpet moments. While sparkly and sheer dresses we...

Stevie Wonder's Classic Album Set To Receive Grammy Tribute

AP | Posted 01.22.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Willie Nelson, Usher and Coldplay's Chris Martin will pay tribute to Stevie Wonder at a concert next month. The Recording Academy a...

Style Insiders And Stars Share Some Of Their Best Holiday Gifts Ever

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.17.2014 | Style

If you're still on the lookout for awesome holiday gifts, then you've come to the right place. We've already shared tons of wonderful ideas from s...

Magic & Transmissions: Conversations with Sérgio Mendes and Starset's Dustin Bates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Sérgio Mendes: "I call this project The Magic of Encounters. I think it has to do with our lives as well, because when I think about my life, my whole journey, to still be making music with incredible people and to be performing, that's kind of magical."

Janelle Monáe: Women Have A 'Superpower' That Can Change The World

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women

Janelle Monáe has an amazing motto for tackling life as a powerful woman: "Come in peace, but mean business." During a conversation with HuffPost ...

The Black Women Who Inspired A Young Janelle Monae

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Music superstar Janelle Monae is teaming up with Cover Girl to empower young women. Janelle joins HuffPost Live to discuss Cover Girl's "Girls Can" ca...

Janelle Monáe Is The Most Defiant Artist Of Her Generation

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

Janelle Monáe is not willing to explain herself to you. She's not trying to fit into neat boxes of interpretation, and she'll follow her vision regar...

Erin Whitney

Get Inspired By Janelle Monae's Cover Of Bowie's 'Heroes' | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Sometimes the best way to tell an inspirational story is to revamp a classic for a younger generation. Janelle Monae took on David Bowie’s “Her...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For June

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list provides a succinct argument for the dominance of electronic music on the pop charts.

PHOTOS: These Ladies Wowed At The 2014 Met Gala

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

The Met Gala is officially over, but we're still drooling over all the fabulous fashion moments. From Beyoncé's sheer Givenchy gown to Janelle Mo...