Unlike much of what came to be lumped under E.D.M. -- frequently playing to feelings like anger and alienation -- dance-pop was, like disco itself, meant to evoke happy, fun, cathartic feelings.
Jonah Sachs recommends seeing members of your target audience as heroes in the making and the stars of your stories. This is where you need to inspire and empower rather than promote messages of inadequacy or "not having or being enough."
You don't have to be a famous celebrity like Lady Gaga or Rihanna to have a personal brand. If you have a website or social media account, you already have one.
As the 27-year-old embarks into a new realm of 'name and likeness' he talks humbly about the beginning and feels confident about where he and his brand are going.
From the lime green fur donned during the No Way Out tour in New York to freeing the boob at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for the VMA's, Kimberly Jones solidified herself as a fashion icon.
Before hearing Candice Pillay's standout vocals on "Genocide" and "Medicine Man" from Dr. Dre's Compton album, she was most known for her writing behind Rihanna's "Cockiness" and "American Oxygen."
The emergence of social media platforms such as Vine, Twitter and Instagram has made it incredibly easy for just about anyone to become a superstar in their own right. However, very few have been able successfully finesse this arena into a well-known, long lasting and respectable brand.
Hailing from Australia, Simon "Woody" Wood, Editor and Founder of Sneaker Freaker Magazine is certainly quite familiar with shark attacks. Surely, a "Bloodbath" collaboration with PUMA and Packer Shoes was not too far-fetched.
Whether you go dark or bright, follow trendsetters like Lupita Nyong'o and Cara Delevingne's go-big-or-go-home mentality towards lipstick. Classic red is always a good idea, but so is a regal purple.
The once emerging country singer was an underdog in a genre that was male-dominated. Her sound and songs were unconventional. Her look pushed back against the big hair and heavy make-up of the musical Dixie queens before her. She was a girl with a guitar and big heart.
If you're going through a rough patch and advice from your friends just isn't cutting it, we've put together 10 of the most raw and relatable celebrity quotes on all things dating and break-ups, so you can feel comforted knowing that even the most glamorous have their days.
Rihanna was the star of Crop Over, and she never disappoints. But it is not just Rihanna's costume or celebrity that makes her a star in my eyes. It's her love of life and her love of family and friends, her ability to live her life by her rules and no one else's that makes her a Caribbean Girl.
Most rappers are known for having an element of bravado but even legendary recording artist, Nas can't help but express modesty when it comes to Hennessy.
Many stars shared their own #MetGalaMoments via Instagram throughout the day/night. Here's a few below for your viewing pleasure. You know, just in case you need to swoon or gag again and again over the night's best looks.
If Rihanna does in fact feel the growing changes in the US, we must ask ourselves a greater question: if a celebrity--a citizen that is very removed from the face of danger or misdeed--is feeling distraught over America's current state, what does that mean for our country?