Kendrick Lamar Tops Billboard Chart With First No. 1 Album Featuring ‘Pimp’ in Its Name

To Pimp a Butterfly Number One Album in the Country

by #teamEBONY

Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly album isn't just No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart -- it's also the first… Read More

Rihanna Just Dropped Her New Single And Here’s How to Hear It

Rihanna Releases Sneak Peek of "B*tch Better Have My Money"

by Huffington Post

Rihanna caught our attention on Wednesday night after posting what appeared to be artwork for her new single on Instagram and teasing… Read More

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Rising Son: Philadelphia Welcomes Meek Mill Home

by Cory Townes

Growing up, there were two things in particular that my family instilled in the fabric of my wellbeing. The first was being a proud… Read More

On the “A” with Souleo: New PSA Challenges Negative Perceptions about Young Black Men

New PSA Challenges Negative Perceptions about Young Black Men

by Souleo

In the world of advertising, a passionate pitch to a client doesn’t mean that idea will make it onto billboards or television… Read More

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Kendrick Lamar Voices the Ferguson Era [REVIEW]

by Miles Marshall Lewis

We can finally take Black Messiah off repeat; masterpiece two has arrived. To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar’s… Read More

Kendrick Lamar Finally Brings the Phonk

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by Cory Townes

This story starts with a conversation in Brooklyn roughly last week. “Yo, you know what this means?” “No, what?”… Read More

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Was the 'Blurred Lines' Ruling Fair?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last week, a court ruled that Pharrell and Robin Thicke owe the estate of Marvin Gaye, due to the similarites between "Blurred… Read More

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Mr. Independent [INTERVIEW]

by Grant Yanney

Cupid ain't dead! He's from DC and he's trying to get you chose this Spring. Three-time Grammy-nominated, R&B singer… Read More

Kendrick Lamar's new album arrives early

To Pimp a Butterfly Released Early

by #teamEBONY

Everyone, stop what you're doing and plug in your headphones. Kendrick Lamar's new album is here a week ahead of schedule. Originally… Read More

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Tina Campbell Talks: When HIS Cheating Is OUR Fault

by S. Tia Brown

Bitter. That’s the one word used to describe Mary Mary star Tina Campbell. Many would say she has the right to be. In the June… Read More

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