We all know that Will "Willdabeast" Adams and Janelle Ginestra are choreographic geniuses (I mean, Fraternal Twins?
We knew that NBC's "World of Dance" competitor lineup was stacked, but the show's premiere episode last night gave us just a taste of the deep talent field, with performances by only seven acts. Packed with everything from renowned ballet companies to boundary-pushing contemporary groups, here are the non-L.
“To me, feeling like the other as a woman or as a member of the LGBTQ community is parallel to what it will be like for androids in the future.” , Monae has been on a mission to reconstruct the modern female pop star.
Critics deemed her the love child of Prince and Octavia Butler, with soulful tunes that combined swagger and sci-fi; the singer was soon performing at the White House, appearing in a Super Bowl spot for Pepsi and attending couture shows with Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld.
Will and Janelle have been given the wonderful opportunity to be the head choreographers for the sixth installment of the ‘Step Up’ franchise, Step Up China. was able to catch up with the talented duo and learn more about their come up within the dance industry, the challenges they experience, and what we should expect from the new Step Up movie. RESPECT.: How has life changed for you two since the launch in 2013 of the imma Beast dance company? When you move to LA you’re on a road to a selfishness and a road to fulfilling your dream to become a professional dancer. Will and I have a new special priority and that’s making sure everyone feels that sense of family.
We give them training, mentorship, and that mom and dad environment.
“I was in rooms where I was the only minority,” she recalls.
She competed on the reality series Step It Up and Dance, hosted by Elizabeth Berkley.
Singer-turned actress Janelle Monáe wore a dress with a splash of color to the 8th Annual AAFCA Awards, held at the Taglyan Complex in Los Angeles, on Wednesday.
“I have to say something.” Monae has historically used psychedelic R&B to redefine the feeling of being “young, black, wild and free,” and, fittingly, her first forays into Hollywood come in Academy Award contenders that challenge the #Oscars So White trend.
In are in my music,” says the 30-year-old, who’s wearing a T-shirt adorned by one of her heroes, David Bowie.