The Black Eyed Peas got the party started, Grace Jones kept the funky good times going, and the English proved that July 4th weekend can be just as exciting abroad as it is here in America. How, you ask? By hosting the three day Wireless Festival in London's famed Hyde Park -- our Hot Spot of the Day. In recent years, the city's largest live music festival had relied on rap's biggest names to bring in the crowds. But this time around, artists like Kanye West and Jay-Z were replaced by the...Read Full Story
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT GRACE JONES Born May 19, 1848 (age 60)Muse to Andy WarholCollaborated with artists like Keith Harring on costumesPlayed Amazon warrior Zula in Conan the Destroyer and May Day in A View to Kill Grace Jones didn't make Zimbio's list of the 50 Sexiest Women Over 50 because she's a little too sexy for the general population. She's a little too something for this universe, frankly. Grace made androgyny chic in the 1980s, opening the doors for a cross-dressing revolution...Read Full Story
Grace Jones poses with her Q Idol award at the Q awards 2008, held at Grosvenor House, Park Lane on October 06, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images Europe) Pop singer, model, and actress Grace Jones won a Q Idol Award this week. Although Ms. Jones hasn't done any music for some time now, the British magazine recognized her as a legendary pop-cultural and musical icon. Forever the darling of the fashion elite, Grace lived up to her fashion rebel image by donning...Read Full Story
Grace Jones is a Jamaican-born, American-raised singer and actress. She had a major role in the 1985 James Bond film 'A View to Kill.'