Posts tagged "Michelle Obama"

Janelle Monae Sings With T-Boz, Gets Love From Obamas

Janelle Monáe kills the live performance of her latest album's title track "Electric Lady," but the Afrofuturist princess (or Q.U.E.E.N.?) now introduces a visual accompaniment that u…
By: Olivia Forman / July 30, 2014

Barack and Michelle Obama Honor Frankie Knuckles as ‘Trailblazer’

Franke Knuckles was taken from us earlier this month, but the Chicago house DJ's influence reached all the way around the planet — including to…
By: Marc Hogan / April 22, 2014

Preview Michelle Obama’s So-Called Rap Album

Yes, Michelle Obama is working on a rap album — sorta. True enough, the First Lady leads the Partnership for a Healthier America, a nonprofit,…
By: Marc Hogan / August 13, 2013

See Justin Timberlake and the Obamas’ Joyful ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay’ Sing-Along

There are days when Otis Redding's posthumous 1968 chart-topper "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" sounds — despite all the lame covers and the…
By: Marc Hogan / April 10, 2013

Watch FLOTUS-Approved Frank Ocean Rehearse His Grammys Performance (in Key)

Frank Ocean's Grammys performance was a welcome break from the ceremonial tedium and bombastic productions that otherwise defined the night, but it wasn't perfect. Our…
By: Chris Martins / February 25, 2013

Let’s Stay Together: On the Ground at Obama, Jay-Z, and Bruce Springsteen’s Final Push

President Barack Obama's final campaign rally — the last time, win or lose, he will ever put himself before voters — wasn't even his highest-profile event of…
By: Marc Hogan / November 6, 2012

Taylor Swift Owns ACMs, Avoids Sliming at Kids’ Choice Awards

In a genuinely surprising turn of events, Taylor Swift was nearly upstaged by everyone's favorite country act, KISS, at the Academy of Country Music Award…
By: Devon Maloney / April 2, 2012