Mo Abudu

Mo Abudu: ‘Fifty’ Shades of Africana [INTERVIEW]

by Suede

Half a yellow sun cuts through the golden haze hanging over Victoria Island like a flaming cycloptic eye. It’s a hot afternoon… Read More

A Dash of Salt-N-Pepa: Rap Icons Debut New Show

A Dash of Salt-N-Pepa: Rap Icons Debut New Show

by Aniesia Williams

Many great recipes rely on the addition of simple ingredients: salt and pepper. Now, these two seasoning are standing front and center in a new series. Rap… Read More

Timbaland Rules with 'King Stays King"

Timbaland Rules with 'King Stays King"

by LaToya Cross

Timbaland "the king" has given himself that moniker for a reason. For decades, the musician has been lacing various genres with… Read More

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Star Wars: The 10 Blackest Moments in The Force

by Madison J. Gray

Are you a Blerd and proud of it? So am I, and if you  fall into that category, then you know Blerdism -- as all nerdism -- gets energy from the Star… Read More

Monica

Monica’s Coded Language [INTERVIEW]

by Glennisha Morgan

R&B has changed drastically over the years, but if there’s one performer who’s remained consistent, it’s Monica… Read More

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Eryn Allen Kane Takes Flight [INTERVIEW]

by Sun Singleton

Avid watchers of the very juicy season 3 of Being Mary Jane probably took note of a sultry slow jam full of horns… Read More

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Editors’ Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Must-Reads

by Miles Marshall Lewis

When it comes to literature and pop culture, some great memoirs dropped in 2015, especially from the world of music. Grace Jones… Read More

'Being Mary Jane': How We've All Been THAT Girl

'Being Mary Jane': How We've All Been THAT Girl

by Tiana Jorman

Yesterday, BET aired the Season 3 finale of Mara Brock Akil’s hit series, Being Mary Jane. One thing's for sure:… Read More

Missy Elliott Ignites ‘The Voice’ Stage with ‘WTF’! [VIDEO]<br />

Missy Elliott Ignites ‘The Voice’ Stage with ‘WTF’! [VIDEO]

by LaToya Cross

Missy Elliott has all the creative juices flowing through her. The slick-talking, show-stopping performer hit the stage during Tuesday… Read More

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Rap Kids Come Up on ‘Growing Up Hip-Hop’

by Eeshé White

Recently, a few of hip-hop’s sons and daughters turnt up in New York City to shed light on their come-up at… Read More

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