Tag Archives: Janelle Monae

Janelle Monáe rips black voters for makin’ Popeyes Chicken ‘sammich’ a big priority

Janelle Monae ruffles feathers.  Blog King, Mass Appeal MIAMI –Uh-oh! Somebody’s in hot water (or hot grease). Kansas City native Janelle Monáe ruffled some feathers (pun intended) on Sunday when she lambasted remiss Negroes for allowing Popeyes Chicken to take precedence over exercising the right to vote. As part of its poultry war with Chick-fil-A, the greasy fast food chain ...

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2018 Grammy Awards: Bruno does it again, Rihanna & Kendrick had big night too

The 60th Annual Grammys was lit. Mass Appeal Wire Reports NEW YORK — After a 15-year hiatus, the Grammy Awards returned to New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday and, as anticipated, the 60th edition of the world’s top entertainment jamboree didn’t disappoint. English talk show host James Corden furnished plenty of laughs as emcee. West coast rap star Kendrick Lamar, ...

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‘Hidden Figures’ singer Kim Burrell rips homosexuals while delivering a sermon

Kim Burrell not allowed on Ellen. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Janelle Monáe and Pharrell Williams, integral parts of the new film “Hidden Figures,” appeared on “The Ellen Show” on Thursday. But Gospel singer Kim Burrell, who was scheduled to perform the soundtrack song “I See a Victory” with Williams, wasn’t allowed to participate after a video surfaced ...

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Janelle Monáe relishes her ‘Monster’ experience at London Film Festival

Janelle Monáe seen at ‘Monster’ event. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LONDON — Pop songtress and Kansas City native Janelle Monáe grew up on the murky streets of Quindaro. So she’s used to being encircled by frightening things. On Thursday evening, the 30-year-old Wondaland honcho attended the special screening of “A Monster Calls” at the BFI London Film Festival at the Odeon ...

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Obama puts on a show at daughter’s party

Obama performs at White House soirée. Mass Appeal Wire Reports WASHINGTON — Ain’t no party like a White House Party, right? In what was billed as his final Fourth of July soirée, President Barack Obama took the stage, grabbed a microphone and serenaded his adolescent daughter Malia in celebration of her 18th birthday on Monday. Kendrick Lamar, 29, and Janelle ...

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2016 BET Awards: Prince is remembered

Prince remembered at the BET Awards. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Purple was the theme Sunday night (June 26) at the 2016 BET Awards in Los Angeles. Kansas City native Janelle Monáe, Bilal, Maxwell, Sheila E., Erykah Badu, the Roots and several others came together to remember Prince through an assortment of musical medleys. Donning a frilled-out Purple Rain-era ...

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Janelle Monáe stars in her first ever movie

Janelle Monáe stars in her first movie. Mass Appeal Wire Reports KANSAS CITY — From the murky, crime-ridden streets of Kansas City’s Quindaro Boulevard to the bright neon lights of West Hollywood, pop songstress Janelle Monáe has come a long way. In addition to her instant success as a talented musician, Janelle can now add acting to her resume. The 30-year-old ...

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Get the scoop on 2016 Grammy Awards!

Stars shining bright at 2016 Grammys. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Grammy weekend was everything we expected and more, starting with the Billboard Power 100 Celebration at Bouchon in Beverly Hills on Friday. Kansas City native Janelle Monáe was in the house along with songstress Lana Del Rey, Andra Day, American Crime thespian Trevor Jackson, JoJo, DNCE and recently engaged ...

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Let’s recap the 2015 Soul Train Music Awards from Las Vegas

Janelle Monáe attends Soul Train Music Awards. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LAS VEGAS — She has soul. Wondaland honco and Kansas City native Janelle Monáe was among the dozens of celebs to attend the 2015 Soul Train Music Awards in Las Vegas on Friday (Nov. 6). The 29-year-old “Yoga” singer posed for pics with Tyrese and others after hitting the red ...

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