I caught up with Jones backstage before her sold-out show last month at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Westchester, and spoke to her about her evolution and her anticipation of joining other "divas" on stage for a VH1 special.
What is Soul? That's a big question that The Roots asked ourselves a lot while we were working with lots of other music lovers on VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul -- a show you can and should see tonight for yourselves.
Nowadays, offices are not the same rooms they were even just ten years ago. We live by laptop, cell phones and Red Bull. We are "on" more hours of the day but with less stuff. Besides, he's a host of a VH1 show, not a corporate exec on Wall Street.
I'm not a big fan of adults, and I'm frankly beginning to doubt their ability to make our world a better place. Take Congress -- please. On the other hand, I've been heartened in recent weeks by working on The 2011 VH1 Do Something! Awards.