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The Glow Up Anthem of the Week: Cardi B Warns Us to ‘Be Careful’

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so our minds have been deeply invested in ...

The Pleasure Principle: Guess What Janet Jackson Once Gave Her Dancers?

Fun fact: We are big advocates of self-love here at The Glow Up. And ...

R. Kelly on #MuteRKelly: ‘They Should Have Did This Shit 30 Years Ago’

At this point, I’m not condoning violence against R. Kelly, but if someone happened ...

Dear Laura Mvula, Thank You For Being The Musical Bridge For My Daughter and Me

Since my daughter was born, I’ve had two very clear objectives: 1) Raise a ...

Be Careful! Cardi B Returns to Instagram and Drops New Video for the Culture

Hey, y’all. It’s me, Monique Judge, reporting to you live as The Root’s Cardi ...

Janet Jackson Speaks Out Against Sexism, Abuse, and Racism in Billboard Icon Award Speech

On Sunday night, Janet Jackson became the first black woman to receive Billboard’s Icon ...