Tag: Beyonce

The best new books to read this week: Sissy, Daisy Jones & The Six, and more

The Best New Books To Read This Week: “Sissy” And More – HelloGiggles The best new books to read this week: Sissy, Daisy Jones & The Six, and more this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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She’s Your Queen to Be: Beyoncé Just Made a Portrait of Meghan Markle a Must-Have

Yeah, yeah… we know Meghan Markle isn’t ever going to be Queen of England. But that hasn’t stopped the most-watched member of the British royal family from getting the royal treatment—most recently, from Queen Bey, as part of Wednesday night’s Brit Awards. Posing in front of a traditional portrait of […]

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Pretty Hurts: Beyoncé’s Influence Is Undisputed, but Can She Bring Back the Skort?

Beyonce, Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy Carter attend the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Christopher Polk (Getty Images for NARAS) Sometimes, you feel like a skirt. Sometimes, you don’t. I’m not sure it’s possible to overestimate the impact […]

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Beyonce And Jay-Z Are Giving Free Concert Tickets For Life To One Fan With Their New Vegan Project

Getty Image Beyonce and Jay-Z began 2019 by spreading the word about veganism: In the intro of the book The Greenprint: Plant-Based Diet, Best Body, Better World — which was written by Beyonce’s trainer, Marco Borges — they wrote, “We all have a responsibility to stand up for our health […]

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Baby Hair and Afros: Blue Ivy’s Natural Hair Grows Up, Out and Claps Back at the Haters

Blue Ivy Carter, Jay Z and Beyonce onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.Photo: Mark Davis (Getty Images) Some of y’all should’ve just sat there and ate your food. You know who you are; those of you who had […]

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Beyoncé’s Ivy Park Has a New ‘Cheerleading-Inspired’ Collection—and The Root Crew Has Jokes

Beyonce performs onstage during TIDAL X: 1020 Amplified by HTC at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 20, 2015 in New York City.Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images for TIDAL) Before we begin, we need to state something for the record: We love Beyoncé. Most of us here at The Root […]

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Queen to Queen: Our Forever First Lady Turns 55—With a Tribute From Beyoncé

Michelle Obama laughs while signing copies of her new book ‘Becoming’ during a book signing event at a Barnes & Noble bookstore, November 30, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Michelle Obama is many things: mother, wife, daughter, sister, former forever first lady, record-breaking bestselling author, […]

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People Magazine Previews Michelle Williams as Diana Ross, Proves Not to Know What Diana Ross Looks Like

Screenshot: TV News (YouTube/People Magazine) We’ll be honest. When we heard former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams had been cast to play living legend Diana Ross in BET’s upcoming 1970s-era original series American Soul, we were dubious. After all, while, like Ross, Williams may have been one-third of one of […]

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Thanks to Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Visitors Went ‘Apeshit’ at the Louvre in 2018—But a Fan Cries Foul

“Apeshit” – The CartersScreenshot: Beyoncé (Vevo) Come through, cultural influence! The Louvre may have already been the most popular museum in the world, but thanks to two of the most popular entertainers in the world (and one of the most powerful couples), the famed French museum broke a new record […]

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Sir John talks about “Instagram skin,” why criticism is good for us, and what beauty trends we need to ditch

You can’t mention celebrity makeup artist greats without including Sir John. As a key makeup artist for none other than Beyoncé, Sir John is the creative genius behind some of her most iconic looks (like her Vogue cover for the September 2018 issue). When the renowned makeup artist isn’t making magic (and history) with queen Bey, […]

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Challenged Us to Become Vegan—Again. Their Wealthy-Ass Plants Probably Taste Like Fried Chicken

Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z look on before Miguel Cotto takes on Canelo Alvarez in their middleweight fight on November 21, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Photo: Al Bello (Getty Images) Beyoncé and Jay-Z wants us to go vegan—again. As her own Instagram has shown us, the H-Town vicious vixen typically switches […]

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Beychella Named By Forbes, Vogue a Top Defining Moment In Pop Culture

Photo: Kevin Winter (GETTY IMAGES) Greetings, big sister Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter. Dean of Pledges. Snatcher of Edges. Wearer of Bundles. Is there anyway we can make your day better? On April 15, 2018, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, the King of Music, snatched the remaining edges that we had and blessed us […]

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Barack Obama Released His Favorite Songs, Movies and Books of 2018. Yes, It’s Black as Hell

Former President Barack Obama speaks onstage during the 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple Of Hope Awards on December 12, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano (Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights) Barack Obama has spoken on his faves for 2018. Number 44 posted his […]

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Barack Obama’s Favorite Songs Of 2018 List Has Everything From Cardi B To Kurt Vile

Getty Image Barack Obama is a big-time pop culture fan, and he’s made it a tradition to take a minute at the end of the year to share the music he enjoyed the most over the past 12 months. Now Obama has shared his 2018 list of favorite songs (as […]

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It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye: The Long AF Year of 2018

It’s that time where people reminisce about the good, the bad and the ugly of their year. Fortunately, I had an amazing year—much of which had to do with becoming a video producer at The Root. (Ask any of my family or friends, I haven’t stopped doing the Milly Rock […]

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Unreleased Music From Beyoncé Leaked and Somebody’s Probably Getting Fired

Image: Ezra Shaw / GETTY IMAGES It’s no secret that Beyoncé has no respect for our edges, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that she’d release music at some ungodly-ass hour. We learned that when the Beyoncé digital album dropped in 2013, and ever since that faithful night, we’ve […]

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