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Black Music, White Artists=Big Money

by Juan Thompson

From blue-eyed soul to straight-up theft, Black music has long been imitated and acculturated by Whites. Fed up with her… Read More


From the Westside with Fun

by Daniel Kerry

Known for upbeat lyrics and a general air of positivity, KYLE is one of the most charismatic and genuinely Read More

Bonkaz Gets to the Heart of Grime [INTERVIEW]

Bonkaz Gets to the Heart of Grime [INTERVIEW]

by Cory Townes

The power of rap music and hip-hop culture can be identified as “un-escapable” in 2015, from Brownsville to Beverly Hills… Read More

Mariah Carey

25 Years of Mariah Carey

by Brannon Smith

Is she Tommy’s puppet? Does she really write her own songs? Why is she trying to sing Black? Wait…is she Black? Since… Read More

Teedra Moses

Is Teedra Moses' 'Cognac' XO?

by Michael Arceneaux

There is an ever-increasing debate about the importance of the album in the digital era, which places far greater significance on… Read More

Sevyn Streeter

Sevyn Streeter Just Taught Me How to Write a Song [INTERVIEW]

by Aliya S. King

I’m 42, fully into my get-off-my-lawn phase. As the Entertainment Editor over on the print side of EBONY, it’s my job… Read More

5 Life Lessons from Professor J. Cole

5 Life Lessons from Professor J. Cole

by Najja Parker and LaToya Cross

J. Cole’s presence hits with a stream of consciousness that evokes subtle humor and loads of truth. To relish in his brilliance… Read More

On the “A” with Souleo: Black Lives Matter movement inspires new season of hit show ‘Lexus Verses and Flow’ Chrisette Michele

Black Lives Matter Inspires New Season of ‘Lexus Verses and Flow’

by Souleo

When spoken word poet, Rob Gibsun was invited to perform on the TV One show, ‘ Read More

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Maybe Meek Mill Should’ve Stayed in His Lane…?

by Damon Young

For a two-week period in the spring of my sixth grade year, the stars somehow aligned to allow me to “go with” Carmen… Read More


From ‘Bossy' to Bounty & Full,
Kelis Keeps It Saucy

by Glennisha Morgan

Over a decade ago, Kelis’ milkshake brought all the boys to the yard. Today, it’s her line of sauces, Bounty & Full… Read More

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