Tagged: michelle obama

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Barack and Michelle Obama Remember Frankie Knuckles

After the sad news last month of the passing of Chicago house legend Frankie Knuckles, fellow Chicagoans Barack and Michelle Obama have sent a condolence note to friends and family of Knuckles, which DJ David … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 10:45AM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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The Year In Hair

2013 was a year of #selfies and musical comebacks but it was also a year of reinvention, with social media-savvy pop culture icons using their hair as a point of transformation– and, of course, a … read more »

POSTED December 26, 2013 9:00AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Michelle Obama Sampled on Anti-Obesity Rap Song, Not Officially Credited

Michelle Obama will briefly appear on a rap album, Songs for a Healthier America, dropping September 30th. A speech of hers is sampled for the intro to “Everybody,” a Jordin Sparks, Doug E. Fresh and … read more »

POSTED August 13, 2013 12:17PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,
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Michelle Obama Wears Maki Oh

While attending a youth event at the Sci-Bono Discovery Center in Johannesburg as part of her big diplomatic trip to Africa this week with Barack, First Lady Michelle Obama took to the stage rocking a … read more »

POSTED July 1, 2013 2:07PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Candy Magazine Does Michelle Obama Drag

Candy is on the fifth edition of what they call a “transversal style magazine”—they’re the first fashion publication to exclusively salute drag queens and transexuals, putting James Franco on the cover dressed like a girl … read more »

POSTED December 17, 2012 12:30PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS:
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What We’re Reading: Alex Frank

Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with The FADER and some of your favorite bands. For … read more »

POSTED May 18, 2012 2:30PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, WHAT WE'RE READING Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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New York Fashion Week: Duro Olowu

We had a backstage pass to the spring presentation from Duro Olowu, the Nigerian-born designer who remains relatively under the fashion radar for a man who dresses the likes of Michelle Obama and Uma Thurman. … read more »

POSTED September 16, 2011 6:15PM IN STYLE CHANNEL, STYLE NEWS, STYLE VIDEO TAGS: , , ,
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Interview: Rachel Roy

After the hustle of staging her spring 2012 show in broad daylight at Lincoln Center, we pulled designer Rachel Roy away from the crowd to chat about a couple of things, like her desire to … read more »

POSTED September 15, 2011 2:30PM IN STYLE TV INTERVIEWS, STYLE VIDEO TAGS: , , , ,
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Rye Rye Heats Up Prabal Gurung’s Resort Collection

Prabal Gurung and Rye Rye don’t seem like the likeliest duo. Afterall, he’s famous for outfitting Michelle Obama and she’s best known for Baltimore club. Regardless, Rye Rye has filmed a flashy new video for … read more »

POSTED June 15, 2011 4:00PM IN STYLE VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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Beyonce Runs the Billboard Awards, Crowned Role Model of the Millenium

At last night’s Billboard Music Awards, Beyonce was awarded Billboard’s Millennium Award. Before performing a high octane rendition of “Run The World (Girls),” she was congratulated by a parade of legends. Of the group—that included … read more »

POSTED May 23, 2011 10:16AM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,