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Nicki Minaj Hits #1 with ‘Anaconda’

by Cecily Michelle

Nicki Minaj Snags Third No. 1 with “Anaconda” Maybe it’s the downright freaky-deak lyrics or the booty-wobbling… Read More

Stephanie McKay


Singer Stephanie McKay’s new collaboration 2sharp9, with Bob Power—music producer and easily the best-known… Read More


Afropunk Before Afropunk

by Michael A. Gonzales

Last week, for the first time in years, I missed the Afropunk festival. The musical movement began as an extension of a 2003 documentary… Read More

New Domestic Violence Policy for the NFL

New Domestic Violence Policy for the NFL


The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense… Read More

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Hip-hop Addresses Ferguson on ‘Don’t Shoot’ [NEW MUSIC]

by Cory Townes

West Coast rapper Game enlists some of his fellow wordsmiths to raise awareness on the topic of the death of Mike Brown, police brutality… Read More

Lifetime Promises To Bring Out The 'Strong Black Woman' In White Women

The Disturbing and Offensive Girlfriend Intervention

by #teamEBONY

The four makeover makers are Tracy Balan on beauty, Nikki Chu on "home and sanctuary," Tiffiny Dixon on fashion, and many-many-many-time… Read More

Kem Croons for the Lovelorn of Atlanta

Kem Croons for the Lovelorn of Atlanta

by Aisha I. Jefferson

Wow! Yep, that pretty much sums up my reaction after witnessing the magic, yes, magic, that R&B recording artist Kem showcased… Read More

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Usher Drops ‘She Came to Give It to You’ w/Nicki Minaj [VIDEO]

“Good Kisser” made its debut way back in May, and now—fresh of his MTV VMAs performance this past weekend—Usher… Read More

Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival

Brave New Voices Wax Poetic in Philadelphia

Five hundred young people representing over 50 teams from across the U.S. and five international locales (Trinidad and Tobago, Bermuda… Read More

Josh Gordon suspended 1 year

Josh Gordon Suspended for Entire NFL Season


Josh Gordon will miss the entire 2014 season following the NFL's announcement Wednesday that it has upheld the Cleveland Browns… Read More

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