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How To Decorate Your Home Like A Solange Knowles Video

Fact: Solange Knowles has long been a trendsetter in all sorts of cultural areas. You need look no further than Knowles to be endlessly inspired in the realms of music, fashion, art, and beauty; her aesthetic is as forward-thinking as are her politics, and there's often an inspiring symbiotic relationship between the two, with Knowles challenging social and cultural norms through empowering imagery and stylistic choices…



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Artist Ti-Rock Moore Talks About Her Powerful "Flint" Piece, Race, And White Privilege

When you see the artwork to the right, titled “Flint,” what are your first thoughts? Maybe something like, It’s powerful, touching, and says a lot about the issues in Flint without using any words at all.  Now, what if we told you the piece was created by a 57-year-old white woman? Would it discredit the work in any way? Would it take away from the impact of the piece? Would your thoughts change? Should they?  The artist, Ti-Rock Moore, who has been creating pieces that tackle race for several years now, is accustomed to the shift in viewers' perspectives…


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Beyoncé Got Snubbed By The Grammy Country Committee

Despite the fact that Beyoncé completely owned the Country Music Association awards when she performed "Daddy Lessons" with the Dixie Chicks (a fact some may have forgotten about after CMA seemingly deleted all traces of the performance), the pop star will not receive a nomination in the country category for the Grammy Awards. According to the Associated Press, the committee from the Recording Academy rejected Beyoncé's request…




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Lido Debuts His "Angel" Acoustic Video And Talks About Being Friends With Jaden Smith

If you’ve ever heard a song and thought it was flawless, chances are that Lido could still find a way to make it even better. The Norwegian electronic producer/songwriter/vocalist has made a name for himself by remixing tracks in ways that emphasize their hidden potential, most notably with The Life of Peder, his personalized flip of Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo (which has remarkably avoided any legal ramifications, much to our delight)…


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Rihanna Wants Us All To Know That She's Totally Cool With Beyoncé

Despite earning a whopping eight Grammy nods for her hugely acclaimed opus ANTI, some factions of RiRi's Navy took issue with the fact that it wasn't nominated for Album of The Year. One fan went so far as uploading an Instagram implying that the reason Rihanna was snubbed for the top honor was because the academy didn't want her having more nominations than Beyoncé, who led all artists with nine…