Whew! You can call her “Ms. Monae” if ya nasty! Janelle Monae let her divine feminine energy shine in the music video to her latest single “Lipstick Lover” released four days ago. The short film starts with a woman kissing Janelle on the lips, and then she is suddenly dragged into a pool party surrounded […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter:   Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Janelle Monae drops her brand new video in a very exotic setting.  Bath tub anyone? Ms. Monae multiplies in this symboli-filled visual off her Dirty Computer album this Friday. The Latest:

Janelle Monae has a new album coming out this Friday called ‘Dirty Computer,’ and to get us ready for it she dropped new visuals for ‘I Like That.’ She also announced a new tour in support of her latest project which noticeably absent from the dates is the DFW and all of Texas for that […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter:   Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Janelle Monae clearly knows what she likes. Over a smooth instrumental, Ms. Monae address sexuality and self love on the latest single off her Dirty Computer. Album drops April 27.

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 […]

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https://twitter.com/bustle/status/835210189229932544 A funny thing happened this past week. I was asked by my editor if I was interested in writing a piece on Allison Williams, the actress who plays Marnie on Lena Dunham’s show Girls. I was rather ambivalent and I usually have tons to say when it comes to feminist topics but this one […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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So, WTF just happened?? In the strangest way possible, Moonlight has won the Oscar for Best Picture. But the big moment was marred by chaos when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, who presented the award, wrongfully announced La La Land as the winner. Several moments after the cast and creators of La La Land took the stage in celebration, there was an […]

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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 […]