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          Join us tonight for Thursday Night Special! The keyword for tonight is “Time” and all songs will feature this word. Here’s “PrimeTime” from the late Janelle Monáe & Miguel, enjoy; it’s all #LoveandR&B Connect With Us On Social Media Facebook: @LRnBRadio Twitter: @LRnB_radio Instagram: @LRnB_Radio JOHN MONDS , LRNB RADIO

Janelle Monáe‘s critically acclaimed new album “Dirty Computer” is sending a message to young and old people to be yourself. Throughout the album, you hear Monae speak on women empowerment, loving free and more! So in Voices, we speak on all things “Dirty Computer.” You will hear Janelle talk about her Rap Skills, “Emotion Picture” and […]

Before introducing Kesha’s knockout performance at the Grammys, Janelle Monae delivered an empowering message of her own about the #MeToo movement and Time’s Up campaign. Below is a transcript of her remarks in full: “Tonight, I am proud to stand in solidarity as not just an artist but a young woman with my fellow sisters […]

The old guard argues that millennials make frivolous purchases with reckless disregard for our futures. Mostly, they seem agitated by our enthusiasm for avocado toast. We’re buying avo toasts when we should be saving for a down payment, they say. We’re buying avo toast instead of diamonds. Blah, blah, blah; we get it! And to […]

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 […]

Margot Lee Shetterly is about to uncover some more hidden figures as part of a new book deal. We’re so ready for this! We loved watching Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae bring us the story of three Black women who helped us win the Space Race in Hidden Figures. We were astonished […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The NAACP celebrated all of the amazing strides that people of color have made over the past year at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, check out our rundown of the evening’s top moments. Andra Day Pays Tribute to President Barack Obama! #ImageAwards pic.twitter.com/Q48I1Ft0au — TV […]