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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This has nothing much to do with music videos, but I saw John Wick: Chapter 2 last night, and you motherfuckers need to go see…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 2:30 pm

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10 Cover Songs By Chvrches, Ranked

It was just over two years ago that Glasgow trio Chvrches first tapped their synth keys into our hearts with their dark, romantic pop. Aside…
Claire Lobenfeld | November 17, 2014 - 12:04 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There was a lot of nudity and violence and crisp, vivid black-and-white in this week's music videos, but most of the videos that leaned heavily…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2014 - 10:56 am

More Janelle Monae stories

Watch Janelle Monáe Talk Pompadours, The Super Bowl, Going Into Space On Conan

Right now, Janelle Monáe is in the midst of one of the most successful music-to-acting career transitions in recent memory. Unless we're counting her voice-acting…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2017 - 9:54 am

Grimes – “Venus Fly” (Feat. Janelle Monáe) Video

After teasing it yesterday, Grimes has released her video for "Venus Fly," the Janelle Monáe collaboration from Art Angels. It features the two of them…
James Rettig | February 2, 2017 - 12:13 pm

Preview Grimes’ “Venus Fly” Video, Out Tomorrow

Grimes' video for Art Angels track "Venus Fly," which features Janelle Monáe, will debut on Tidal tomorrow at noon EST. She's shared a short teaser…
James Rettig | February 1, 2017 - 12:59 pm

Watch Janelle Monáe Speak And Perform At The Women’s March On Washington

The Women's March On Washington is the biggest event in our nation's capitol this week, drawing an estimated half million people to support women's rights…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2017 - 2:46 pm

Janelle Monáe, Maxwell To Perform At Women’s March On Washington; The National, Sleater-Kinney Playing Afterparty

Janelle Monáe and Maxwell will perform at the Women's March On Washington this weekend, the AP reports. "I am honored to join this critical movement…
Peter Helman | January 18, 2017 - 7:19 pm

Pharrell, Janelle Monáe Distance Themselves From Gospel Star Kim Burrell After Homophobic Sermon

The Texan singer and preacher Kim Burrell is a star in the world of gospel music, and she is an absolutely powerful performer. Last month,…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2017 - 9:54 am

Watch Pharrell Perform Songs From The Hidden Figures Soundtrack

Pharrell wrote and recorded several original songs for the soundtrack of Hidden Figures, the upcoming space-race drama that follows the story of three black women…
Peter Helman | September 11, 2016 - 2:49 pm

Watch Janelle Monáe In The Trailer For Space Movie Hidden Figures

Earlier this year, we learned that Janelle Monáe would star in the upcoming film Hidden Figures, a story of three black women who played a…
Grace Birnstengel | August 15, 2016 - 8:39 pm

Janelle Monáe – “Hum Along & Dance (Gotta Get Down)”

It's been almost three years since we've heard anything new from Janelle Monáe besides features, but The Electric Lady was superb, so whatever we can…
Collin Robinson | August 10, 2016 - 11:52 am

Watch Beyoncé, Chance, Rihanna, Bono, & More In “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black In America” Video

The recent killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are still rightly receiving an outpour of reaction from celebrities, artists, and citizens alike. In the…
Collin Robinson | July 13, 2016 - 3:55 pm

Watch President Obama, Kendrick Lamar, & Janelle Monáe Sing Happy Birthday To Malia Obama

Yesterday, President Barack Obama hosted a Fourth of July barbecue on the White House lawn, inviting thousands of military veterans and their families. And as…
Tom Breihan | July 5, 2016 - 9:27 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar & Janelle Monáe Perform Live At The White House

The Obamas are hosting a Fourth Of July barbecue for military veterans and their families at the White House tonight, and the festivities include a…
Peter Helman | July 4, 2016 - 7:48 pm

Kendrick Lamar Will Perform At The White House On The Fourth Of July

Kendrick Lamar's "How Much A Dollar Cost" was Barack Obama's favorite song of 2015, and the rapper visited the White House earlier this year to…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2016 - 6:22 pm

Watch BET Awards’ Prince Tributes From Erykah Badu & The Roots, Stevie Wonder & Tori Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monáe, Bilal, Maxwell, & Sheila E.

Tonight's BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles honored the late Prince with a whole series of tribute performances. (You may remember last month when the…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2016 - 11:45 pm
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