Tag Archives: Janelle Monae

Rock on The Root

The Root featured an article about 37 different Black rock bands.  All I have to say is that post made my life.  All of a sudden I was brought into existence, born again, brought into the light, illuminated and magnified.  Talk about power. Sure, I saw the film, Afropunk, in college when it was making […]

Janelle Monae

Last July, when I was still subscribed to Vogue I read about the artist, Janelle Monae.  I love her.  I think she’s awesome.  And, now (I don’t know how I missed this!) I ran across her interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air.  Her album Metropolis is fantastic because it’s fun and energetic.  It’s great for dancing.  And, she […]