Music

Craig Washington: A reflection on Aretha

I am a child of the late 60s and early 70s. My people’s ongoing struggle for liberation was catapulted straight into the nation’s living room through newspaper headlines and evening-television bulletins. In hom...

Singer Janelle Monae comes out

Janelle Monae has come out as a "queer black woman" in the pages of Rolling Stone. The singer has long been rumored to be part of the LGBTQ community, including dating “Thor: Ragnarok” actress Tessa Thompson. ...
Anye Elite

Is gay Atlanta rapper Anye Elite about to break out?

Late last year, “Empire” producer Lee Daniels made a stunning prediction to TMZ that a gay rapper will eventually top the charts and “it’s gonna happen soon.” Anye Elite could be the one to do it. He’s a fre...