Tag: grammy performances

Jennifer Lopez’s Motown Tribute at the Grammys Gentrified the Genre

Jennifer Lopez (l) and Smokey Robinson perform at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony.Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images for The Recording Academy) During Black History Month 2019, the Recording Academy decided to gentrify Motown by having Jennifer “Don’t Be Fooled By the Rocks that I Got” Lopez do a tribute to an undeniably black-ass genre […]

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2019 Grammys: Cardi B and Janelle Monáe Will Perform—Expect Money Moves and an Afrofuturistic Wondaland

(L-R): Cardi B performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball 2018 Presented by Capital One on November 30, 2018 in Inglewood, California. ; Janelle Monae performs on June 28, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images for iHeartMedia), Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The Recording Academy has announced its first round of […]

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