At a party in Los Angeles on Thursday, Solange performed a new song called “Rise,” written about the heady times in Ferguson and Baltimore.
I don't know much about Bessie Smith's life, but I love music and a good biopic—so when I learned about Queen Latifah playing the Blues icon in HBO's Bessie I was excited. The latest trailer makes it look better than anticipated, however, thanks to the casting of Michael K. Williams, who played Omar on The Wire …
The performance video for "Picasso Baby" is out, and it doesn't disappoint. Among the people at whom Jay Z raps are Judd Apatow, Adam Driver, Jemima Kirke, Jenna Lyons, Michael K. Williams, Rosie Perez, a smirky Alan Cumming, and, most notably, the performance artist Marina Abramović.
Pippa Middleton's been hanging out in New York with Andre Balazs and Roger Federer but, ultimately, the highlight of Pippa's stay here came when she and Chace Crawford "didn't party together, but spoke for 10 minutes." About what? About conditioners?