Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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Misty Copeland Gets New Show On Oxygen

Misty Copeland, who recently announced that she will be a featured soloist in the American Ballet Theatre’s production of Swan Lake at the Kennedy Center in D.C. next April, has ...

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Beyoncé’s New Single Might Debut Next Week

The rumor mill is swirling again now that we are fast approaching the Monday release of Beyonce’s box set, appropriately titled Beyoncé Platinum. There is reason to believe that her next ...

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Tracy Morgan Still Not Recovered From Highway Crash Injuries

Actor/Comedian Tracy Morgan is still hampered by the effects of the debilitating injuries he sustained from the horrific highway crash that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike this past June ...

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Oprah Refused to Pay Hula Hoopers To Perform

Oprah has always been a hustler and this past fall she was on the road again, promoting her “Live the Life You Want Weekend” tour. The production made it rounds ...

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MTV Working on Documentary About White Racism

MTV has always been a force in the world of exploratory TV – they virtually initiated the blueprint with the birth of The Real World, and now they are taking ...

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Does Janelle Monáe Get the Shine She Deserves?

Janelle Monáe released what might be considered one of the best albums of 2013, but if you looked at her pop cultural footprint you probably wouldn’t know it. The video for her song “Q.U.E.E.N.” garnered only 11 million views on YouTube while songs like Iggy Azalea’s...

Watch Janelle Monáe Perform ‘The Power of Yet’ on Sesame Street

Janelle Monáe stopped by Sesame Street to teach Elmo, Big Bird, Bert, and more about the importance of perseverance. The powerful tune “The Power of Yet” was written by Sesame Street music director Bill Sherman. Monae told Billboard: ‘I am so excited to be living...

Janelle Monáe – “Electric Lady” [Official Video]

Check out the latest video from Janelle Monáe entitled “Electric Lady,” which is the title track from her 2013 release. The video features cameos from T.I., Estelle, Esperanza Spalding, T-Boz, Monica, Kimbra, Joi, choreographer Fatima Robinson, and Monáe’s mother (at the beginning), among others.

Look Book: Our Favorite Janelle Monáe Beauty and Style Looks

Janelle Monáe is truly in a league of her own and a growing force in the music and beauty industry. Heralded for forging a path that’s refreshingly unique, Janelle Monáe has already solidified her spot in history. We love everything about Janelle — from her signature black...

Janelle Monae Talks Diversity and Being Honored at Harvard University

Singer Janelle Monae understands all too well the “I, Too, Am Harvard” video campaign, which details black students’ experiences at Harvard and other Ivy League universities. “When I got into the music industry, there were not a lot of African-American girls wearing tuxedos [and] rocking...