Janelle Monáe, popstar activist for liberty and emancipation
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Janelle Monáe, popstar activist for liberty and emancipation

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Since her début ten years ago, she’s forged her own highly idiosyncratic fusion of pop and R’n’B, which is back in all its stomping danceability on her latest opus, “Dirty Computer”. Abandoning her retro-futurist references, the singer, actress and activist delivers a powerful message of liberty and emancipation.

Janelle Monáe, popstar activist for liberty and emancipation
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Janelle Monáe, popstar activist for liberty and emancipation

Music Since her début ten years ago, she’s forged her own highly idiosyncratic fusion of pop and R’n’B, which is back in all its stomping danceability on her latest opus, “Dirty Computer”. Abandoning her retro-futurist references, the singer, actress and activist delivers a powerful message of liberty and emancipation. Since her début ten years ago, she’s forged her own highly idiosyncratic fusion of pop and R’n’B, which is back in all its stomping danceability on her latest opus, “Dirty Computer”. Abandoning her retro-futurist references, the singer, actress and activist delivers a powerful message of liberty and emancipation.

How come Lenny Kravitz is still so cool?
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How come Lenny Kravitz is still so cool?

Music Superstar Lenny Kravitz with his irresistible groove has revealed the first extract of his 11th album “Raise Vibration”, set for release in September. The ideal moment to question how come he’s still so popular after 25 years of career? Superstar Lenny Kravitz with his irresistible groove has revealed the first extract of his 11th album “Raise Vibration”, set for release in September. The ideal moment to question how come he’s still so popular after 25 years of career?

Who is Ssion, the virtuoso of underground pop?
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Who is Ssion, the virtuoso of underground pop?

Music Avant-gardist and nostalgic for punk culture, Ssion is a hot ticket in today’s underground pop scene. Passionate about art directing music videos, the Kentucky born artist has also worked for notable musicians including Kylie Minogue, Gossip and Peaches. After a 7-year absence, he’s back in the spotlight with a new album entitled O. Avant-gardist and nostalgic for punk culture, Ssion is a hot ticket in today’s underground pop scene. Passionate about art directing music videos, the Kentucky born artist has also worked for notable musicians including Kylie Minogue, Gossip and Peaches. After a 7-year absence, he’s back in the spotlight with a new album entitled O.

Trashy, obscene, explosive, the Tommy Cash storm is unleased on the world
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Trashy, obscene, explosive, the Tommy Cash storm is unleased on the world

Music An excessive provocateur and exuberant rapper, the Estonian artist hates trap music which he decries as being too mainstream. Numéro wanted to know more about this famous Tommy Cash, a veritable hip-hop superstar in his home land. An excessive provocateur and exuberant rapper, the Estonian artist hates trap music which he decries as being too mainstream. Numéro wanted to know more about this famous Tommy Cash, a veritable hip-hop superstar in his home land.

 A documentary that plunges us into the sensational daily existence of Grace Jones
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A documentary that plunges us into the sensational daily existence of Grace Jones

Music A diva as charismatic as she is extravagant, Grace Jones is the focus of a new documentary by Sophie Fiennes: Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami. Presented at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, this unusual oeuvre immerses us in the astonishing life of the queen of eighties disco.  A diva as charismatic as she is extravagant, Grace Jones is the focus of a new documentary by Sophie Fiennes: Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami. Presented at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, this unusual oeuvre immerses us in the astonishing life of the queen of eighties disco. 

Interview with the modern jazzwoman Melody Gardot
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Interview with the modern jazzwoman Melody Gardot

Music The blues flow through the veins of this New World chanteuse with the looks of a Hollywood star. At 33, Melody Gardot has just released Live in Europe, a love story with her audience recorded in concert halls across the Old World. Numéro met up with the radiant diva, a woman who’s destiny is even more remarkable than meets the eye. The blues flow through the veins of this New World chanteuse with the looks of a Hollywood star. At 33, Melody Gardot has just released Live in Europe, a love story with her audience recorded in concert halls across the Old World. Numéro met up with the radiant diva, a woman who’s destiny is even more remarkable than meets the eye.

The Weeknd releases a suprise and meloncholic EP
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The Weeknd releases a suprise and meloncholic EP

Music After a few months of swirling rumours about his up-and-coming album and some rather enigmatic posts on social media, The Weeknd has finally unveiled his new EP, My Dear Meloncholy,. After a few months of swirling rumours about his up-and-coming album and some rather enigmatic posts on social media, The Weeknd has finally unveiled his new EP, My Dear Meloncholy,.

In her new video, Tommy Genesis sets fire to the Wild West
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In her new video, Tommy Genesis sets fire to the Wild West

Music The sultry Tommy Genesis pulls out her golden colt and jumps on a big bike in her latest video for Lucky, a video that's as sensual as it is explosive… The sultry Tommy Genesis pulls out her golden colt and jumps on a big bike in her latest video for Lucky, a video that's as sensual as it is explosive…

Interview with soul shamans Ibeyi
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Interview with soul shamans Ibeyi

Music They’re barely 20, but Ibeyi have already released two albums since their 2015 début. According to the Yoruba religion of their Cuban roots, twins Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz are the daughters of gods. Which perhaps explains why their heartfelt soul music seems literally to bewitch all those who hear it, including Beyoncé and Karl Lagerfeld, who honoured them at his Cuban runway show in 2017. Numéro fell under the spell of these enchanting young musicians.  They’re barely 20, but Ibeyi have already released two albums since their 2015 début. According to the Yoruba religion of their Cuban roots, twins Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz are the daughters of gods. Which perhaps explains why their heartfelt soul music seems literally to bewitch all those who hear it, including Beyoncé and Karl Lagerfeld, who honoured them at his Cuban runway show in 2017. Numéro fell under the spell of these enchanting young musicians. 

Who is Tommy Genesis, new sexual hip-hop star ?
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Who is Tommy Genesis, new sexual hip-hop star ?

Music The provocative young Canadian rapper plays with every ounce of her sensuality in a rap style that is charactized by its throbbing flow and raw lyrics. After the success of her first album, 2015’s World Vision, she recorded a second opus which she then consigned to the dustbin. Now she’s back with the long-awaited Genesis.  The provocative young Canadian rapper plays with every ounce of her sensuality in a rap style that is charactized by its throbbing flow and raw lyrics. After the success of her first album, 2015’s World Vision, she recorded a second opus which she then consigned to the dustbin. Now she’s back with the long-awaited Genesis. 

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