Shanel Odum

Brooklyn-based scribe. Lover of words and music. Editor,

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Vixen Boombox: Jason Derulo “Marry Me”

Is couple Jason Derulo and girlfriend, Jordin Sparks heading to down the aisle? Well...not quite yet but Derulo plans to feature his beau in…


Vixen VMA Wrap Up: The Best and The Worst Looks [Video]

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards was filled with highs and lows. From sparkled dresses to knock out gowns, the star-studded event was…


Rihanna Wins $5M Lawsuit Against Topshop

Shirts off, people. Rihanna wins her legal battle against UK brand, Topshop. The $5 million dollar lawsuit ruled in favor of the pop…


Solange Gives Secret BK Performance & Speaks on New Album [VIDEO]

Solo sat down with VIBE Vixen to spill the beans on recording her fourth studio album, her impending BK exodus, and her 8-year-old son’s newfound…


Fantasia Headed Back To Broadway

Ms. Barrino is no stranger to the Broadway stage and is heading back very soon. The Grammy–nominated songtress received critical acclaim her performance…


Vixen Chat: Valery Ortiz on “Hit The Floor”

This summer, "Hit the Floor" has earned a place on our Hit List. The VH1 show has charmed a variety of Vixens: those with sports fan…


Vixen Vent: Trayvon Martin – Trials and Twitteration

To suggest there is no winner in a case in which a killer is free to hit up Waffle House this morning is a bitter…


Rihanna And Jay-Z Collab With Budweiser For ‘Made In Music’ Ad Campaign

Budweiser has recruited Rihanna for their "Made for Music" campaign alongside her Roc Nation manager Jay-Z. The global ad strategy will run in 85…


Vixen Vent: Bad Girls Club—Minaj vs. Monae

Someone recently asked me how I, a respected editrix, can embrace two artists as polarizing as Nicki Minaj and Janelle Monae. I ask:…

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