Janelle Monae

Janelle Monáe celebrates her 37th birthday today (Dec. 1). Check out a gallery of the entertainer's otherworldly looks inside. 

The month of June marks not only Black Music Month, but also National Pride Month. It's no secret that Queer artists have made major contributions to the world of music.

The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony is quickly approaching and the presenters for this year’s induction ceremony have been revealed, as they continue the tradition of suitable artists inducting other artists. Janelle Monae is set to help induct Janet Jackson into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Last year it was […]

According to Billboard, Janelle Monae will be honored with the Trailblazer Award, in New York at the Women in Music event. The award is awarded to an artist that “acts as a music industry pioneer by using her platform to spotlight unheard voices and break ground for future generations of performers.” Related Stories: Is Erykah […]

Julia Roberts was named People magazine’s “most beautiful woman in the world” and the Internet simply wasn’t here for it. No shade to Ms. Roberts but it seems that the legendary mag would rather recycle stars like her and Jennifer Aniston before they let a new woman, especially a woman of color, grace the cover. Check […]

Janelle Monae thinks women should stop sleeping with men until they are doing everything in their power to push for equal rights for women. The Electric Lady looked stunning on the cover of Marie Claire‘s Fresh Faces Issue, but it’s her words that are really grabbing everyone’s attention. Janelle told the magazine that women shouldn’t […]

Margot Lee Shetterly is about to uncover some more hidden figures as part of a new book deal. We’re so ready for this! We loved watching Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae bring us the story of three Black women who helped us win the Space Race in Hidden Figures. We were astonished […]

This Women’s History (Herstory) Month, singer Janelle Monáe invites those who are disgusted by menstruation to gather around, pull up a seat if needed, and listen to the politics of “period shaming.” On Friday, Monáe honored the process many women go through by tweeting, “Menstrual Period Blood. #WomensHistoryMonth.” https://twitter.com/JanelleMonae/status/837743347011846145 However, she was soon met with backlash […]

While The Academy Awards of recent years have noticeably been lacking in melanin, but the 89th Annual Academy Awards sought to correct #OscarsSoWhite in one night. It’s hard to argue that it was one of the Blackest Oscars in recent memory, if not ever. Just before the red carpet got underway, the night began on social media […]

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

The NAACP celebrated all of the amazing strides that people of color have made over the past year at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, check out our rundown of the evening’s top moments. Andra Day Pays Tribute to President Barack Obama! #ImageAwards pic.twitter.com/Q48I1Ft0au — TV […]