African-Americans on the 2013 Time 100 List

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  • Kamala Harris
  • Valerie Jarrett
  • Miguel
  • Frank Ocean
  • Shonda Rhimes
  • Barack Obama
  • Michelle Obama
  • Jay-Z
  • LeBron James
  • Beyoncé

Miguel

"He often gets compared to '80s-era Prince, which is another way of saying that he’s tricky to pin down. 'I want to change the sound of what’s expected from R&B songs,' Miguel announced when Kaleidoscope Dream came out last year. So far, he is succeeding." Douglas Wolk, author and pop music critic  (Photo: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)