Gender-Bending Moments in Music

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  • Janet Jackson
  • Cassie
  • Tyler, the Creator
  • Lady Gaga
  • Graces Jones
  • Janelle Monáe
  • Prince
  • Eminem
  • Earl Sweatshirt
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ciara

Grace Jones

Long before Gaga broke out of the gender box, Grace Jones was spearheading the look. Her 1980 Warm Leatherette album cover, shot by boyfriend Jean Paul-Geode, debuted the fiercely androgynous look she became known for. 

(Photo: Courtesy Island Records)

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