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Janelle Monae, President Obama: Artist Sings at Rally
Janelle Monae, President Obama: Artist Sings at Rally
Janelle Monae traveled to Chicago last week (Jan. 11) and met with President Obama during a concert and rally at the University of Illinois, which was organized as part of a campaign fundraising exhibition in Chicago. President Obama praised Monae for her vocal abilities, which he had previously witnessed in October 2011, at a state dinner alongside Korean President Lee Myung-bak...
Common Performs Conscious Poetry at White House — Video
Common Performs Conscious Poetry at White House — Video
Undaunted by the recent right-wing criticism for his "vile" lyrics, Common performed a spoken word poem at yesterday's (May 11) "An Evening of Poetry" at the White House without any pauses. Earlier in the week, conservative websites like Fox News Nation threw some verbal punches at the Chicago rapper-turned-actor, charging he was a "controversial" pick because his lyr
Hip-Hop Violinist Miri Ben-Ari Invited to White House
Hip-Hop Violinist Miri Ben-Ari Invited to White House
First Lady Michelle Obama has extended an invitation to the "hip-hop violinist" Miri Ben-Ari, for the entertainer to spend a day at the White House in honor of Women's History Month. The Grammy-winning violinist, who has worked with Kanye West, Alicia Keys and T-Pain, is one of 25 women from various backgrounds who has been deemed a "remarkable women" by the first lady... Read
Jennifer Hudson, John Legend to Perform at the White House
Jennifer Hudson, John Legend to Perform at the White House
Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Smokey Robinson and Natalie Cole are among the A-list musicians slated to perform at the White House's first musical production of 2010. The February concert, officially titled "In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement," will be a part of the White House's Black History Month festivities, and hosted by Presiden