Brownstone Brooklyn's own Solange had an easier time than you'd think in all green everything last night (clashing prints, too!) as she sang her new song on the Jimmy Fallon show. Where are the Roots these days? On holiday break? I would like to hear Ahmir and co. play that jaunty little remake of New Order's "Thieves Like Us."
Perhaps taking all the Bettie Page references to her hairstyle in the "Video Phone" video to heart, Beyoncé has released a video for "Why Don't You Love Me" in which she plays the retro-pinup role to the hilt, complete with sexily staged household mishaps, a bit where she dusts… her Grammys, bubble-bath interlude, and shots of her smoking. (Gasp!) There is also, oddly, what seems to be an homage to Britney Spears' red-carpet outfit from the 2001 Video Music Awards. The song, however, is quite the banger, even if it was at first sabotaged by the abysmal sequencing of I Am… Sasha Fierce, not to mention the [...]