"Flashing lights... Flashing lights" - The background vocalist of Kanye West's "Flashing Lights" (2007) 

K. Michelle On Being A Monster: “We Have Different Faces For Different People”

For Kimberly Michelle Pate, also known as K. Michelle, the concept of having a filter and self-censorship is nonexistent. You can always count on the Memphis-bred singer to speak her mind, and she doesn’t care who takes offense. Before her album release party-- a ball of voguing, hosted alongside Big Freedia-- the singer visited the office to discuss her new album, overcoming health struggles, her pending transition from R&B songstress to country music darling, and of course... racists.

Hiatus Kaiyote's Nai Palm on Her Solo Debut 'Needle Paw,' Australian Roots & Covering David Bowie

As Naomi "Nai Palm" Saalfield commanded the stage of the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, Monday night (Oct. 16) her raw vocal talent became more of a powerful instrument than the Flying V-type electric guitar she was holding. Wearing a spacy metallic blouse and matching knee-high, platform boot, the frontwoman of Australian indie quartet Hiatus Kaiyote captivated the venue’s intimate crowd with her everlasting vocal range and depth previewing songs from her solo album, Needle Paw (Sony M

Remy Ma Visits NYU to Talk Overcoming Challenges & Rebuilding Her Brand After Prison Sentence

On Thursday, Remy Ma visited NYU to speak to some students about the challenges she faced in her life and how she overcame them, joining a panel of three other black female innovators -- digital marketing strategist Karen Civil, fashion blogger Claire Sulmers, and The Read podcast co-host Crissle West -- who are trailblazing and breaking boundaries in their respective media industries. The event was held by the school's Organization of Black Women (OBW), as part of their annual Women on the Move...

Katy Perry Says 'Bon Appetit' by Handing Out Cherry Pies to Fans in Times Square

Fresh off of dropping her latest Migos-featuring single "Bon Appétit," Katy Perry surprised fans in New York's Times Square on Friday (April 28) by handing out cherry pies from a food truck.

Before her arrival, the singer tweeted the song's lyric ("Open 24") alongside a photo of a food truck embellished with cherries and the phrase "World's Best Cherry Pie."

At the truck's location -- positioned next to an American Eagle Outfitters and a few feet away from the red TKTS stairs -- Perry's disco-....