Posts tagged "janelle monae"

Listen Now: “Hell You Talmbout” Is A New American Protest Anthem

Stop what you’re doing. Press pause on whatever the hell is going on around you, and then press the play button above. Janelle Monáe and the entire roster of talent from her Wondaland Records label —  Jidenna, Roman GianArthur, Deep Cotton, St. Beauty and George 2.0 — have released the protest anthem the Black Live…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 14, 2015

Janelle Monae Drops Mic: “I’m Not For Male Consumption”

Some dude on Twitter made a big mistake, critiquing Janelle Monae’s signature suits: “girl stop being so soulful and be sexy …tired of those dumbass fine but u too damn soulful man.” Monae’s response is absolute perfection and requires no further comment:
@mellow_saa sit down. I’m not for male consumption.
— Janelle Monáe, Cindi…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 14, 2015

Janelle Monae’s “Yoga” Is The Mind/Body/Club Anthem We Needed

“You cannot police me / So get off my aereola.” …

Megan Reynolds / April 13, 2015

Janelle Monae Performs Via Hologram With M.I.A. & It’s Actually Awesome

Bringing dead celebrities “back to life” via hologram is hella morbid. But the very-much-alive Janelle Monae performing via hologram with M.I.A. on “Bad Girls”? That’s really fucking cool. (Maybe if Justin Bieber only performed via hologram, he would show up to his concerts on time.) [YouTube via AV Club]…

Jessica Wakeman / April 5, 2014

Halloween Inspiration Board: Janelle Monae

The key to selecting a successful pop culture-inspired Halloween costume is choosing someone who has an iconic or distinctive look — be it their hair, makeup, accessories or clothing. Nail that specific element of the costume that makes the inspiration immediately recognizable and you’re golden. With her signature pompadour, skinny suits, black-and-white details and bow-ties,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2013

8 Androgynous Style Superstars — And What You Can Learn From Them

Look, I don’t care what you wear. You do you. If it makes you happy, awesome. But if you’d like a little inspiration, I’m here to help! Here, we’ve collected a few of our favorite tomboyish girls and androgynous women for your perusal. Women like Grace Jones, Tilda Swinton and Kate Moenning are the perfect…

Julie Gerstein / February 28, 2013

Janelle Monae Walks A “Tightrope” In Her New Video

We here at The Frisky are big Janelle Monae fans. She’s got a style and sound that’s indisputably all her own. Her latest video, “Tightrope,” is no exception. It’s Beyonce meets Lady Gaga meets Rihanna meets Little Richard meets Lil’ Kim — or something like that. Clocking in at a solid five minutes,…

Susannah Breslin / April 2, 2010

Janelle Monae’s Surprising Beauty Secret

We couldn’t possibly be any more obsessed with Grammy-winning artist and new fashion It Girl, Janelle Monae. Seriously, this gorgeous chick not only literally rocks, she’s got a mean sense of style and can moonwalk like a champ. What’s not to love? We’re waiting with bated breath to meet her at the MAC store o…

Erin Flaherty / September 8, 2009

Style Icon: Janelle Monáe

If you haven’t heard of singer Janelle Monáe before, you have now. Unlike some of her pop and R&B peers, who are primped and preened into bubble gum-chewing, goody-two-shoe caricatures of themselves, this up-and-comer has remained true to her unique sense of style in fashion and music. Rumor has it that her deal with Bad…

Annika Harris / September 16, 2008