‘Creed’ Star Michael B. Jordan Fights for Humanity and Inclusion

‘Creed’ Star Michael B. Jordan Fights for Humanity and Inclusion

by LaToya Cross

A firm believer in the next generation of filmmakers, Michael B. Jordan’s work with emerging writer/director Ryan Coogler has given both talents… Read More

K. Michelle T-Boz

Complaining About Your Black Fans? Don’t.

by Michael Arceneaux

I’m very well aware of how painful it can be to be harshly criticized by your own. Nevertheless, it’s imperative we don’t… Read More

Angie Stone

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Angie Stone: Still a Dreamer at Heart

by Souleo

Soul singer-songwriter Angie Stone has an unshakeable faith in herself, in love, in the power of dreams and music. But over the past… Read More

Missy Elliott Brings the Afro-Futuristic Funk on New Single "WTF"

Missy Elliott Brings the Afro-Futuristic Funk on New Single "WTF"

by Michael A. Gonzales

“I’m so futuristic,” Missy Elliott raps on her new Pharrell Williams produced single "WTF (Where… Read More

Shonda Rhimes and the “Year of Yes”

Shonda Rhimes and the “Year of Yes”

by Kyra Kyles

Shonda Rhimes is #bae.  She owns an entire network night.  An ENTIRE night.  Don’t try to act like you don’t… Read More

Ty Dolla $ign Goes Beyond Sex + Drugs [INTERVIEW]

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by Darryl Robertson

Listening to Ty Dolla $ign’s vulgar, erotic music, he can come off as a shallow-minded individual. The 30-year-old MC waxes… Read More

Anika Noni Rose Targets the Gender Pay Gap [INTERVIEW]

Anika Noni Rose Targets the Gender Pay Gap [INTERVIEW]

by Tai Saint-Louis

A funny thing happened last month when Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence wrote an essay about the gender pay gap in Hollywood:… Read More

Kevin Powell Shares His ‘Education’ [INTERVIEW]

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by Michael A. Gonzales

“I had a lot of nightmares writing this book,” 49-year-old author Kevin Powell says of his recently released memoir… Read More

On Vivica Fox, 50 Cent, and Queer Baiting

On Vivica Fox, 50 Cent, and Queer Baiting

by Hari Ziyad

Last night, Vivica A. Fox sent shockwaves through the Internet when she implied the rapper 50 Cent, with whom she was previously romantically… Read More

Prince Launches European Piano Tour

Prince Launches European Piano Tour

by Spin

Prince is renowned for his god-like ability to shred on his (literally) signature axe, but the Purple Rain maestro… Read More

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