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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – JANUARY 22: Recording artist Rihanna attends The Daily Front Row’s 1st Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards at Sunset Tower Hotel on January 22, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)


The Ancients were entranced and bound by the song of a being with the head of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird. Marcellas Reynolds is entranced by rather less unusual but possibly just as mythical beings.

In the third of his celebratory series on ‘Iconic Black Women,’ Reynolds tracks through the evolution of Black female performers and the music industry they inhabit. 

From Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, and The Pointer Sisters to Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, and Rihanna, this almost exhaustive collection of pictures, interviews, and accolades is enough to enchant you in its own right.

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