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The Week’s Hottest Music<br />

[SONIC BOOM]
The Week’s Hottest Music

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Lady Gaga, ARTPOP When it comes to ARTPOP, Lady Gaga serves her usual Madonna meets Ziggy Stardust with… Read More

Moms Mabley Honored by HBO

Moms Mabley Honored by HBO

by Shanell Simmons

Before comediennes like Mo’Nique, Sommore, Miss Laura Hayes or Adele Givens (even Tina Fay, Ellen DeGeneres and Joan Rivers)… Read More

Shannon Sharpe

Shannon Sharpe's Harsh Words For Black Miami Dolphins

by #teamEBONY

On CBS's pregame show, Shannon Sharpe had some very strong words for the Dolphins, less about their handling of the Incognito-Martin… Read More

Mariah Carey Sings About “The Art of Letting Go”

Mariah Carey Debuts The Art of Letting Go

by Slate

Mariah Carey’s 14th studio album has been a long time coming. Last year, she released the lackluster “Triumphant (Get… Read More

The Real Problem With SNL and Casting Black Women

Why Saturday Night Live Isn't Ready for Black Women

by The Atlantic

Had it been included, last week’s Saturday Night Live episode would have made the findings even starker. Scandal… Read More

The RZA on Enter the Wu-Tang 20 Years Later

The RZA on a Possible Wu-Tang Reunion Album

by #teamEBONY

Twenty years ago this Saturday, an atomic bomb was dropped. The Wu-Tang Clan released Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), launching… Read More

Harry Lennix Tackles Shakespeare [INTERVIEW]

Harry Lennix Tackles Shakespeare [INTERVIEW]

by Margena A. Christian

Be the change you want to see. It’s that simple for Harry Lennix, who is unflinching when he says, “Enough is enough.”… Read More

Alfre Woodard Responds to Critics of Slave Narratives

Alfre Woodard Responds to Critics of Slave Narratives

by #teamEBONY

Multiple Emmy Award–winning actress Alfre Woodard isn’t only celebrating her 30th anniversary… Read More

Meet Brittney Griner

Meet Brittney Griner

by #teamEBONY

In her dressing room at Conan O’Brien’s late-night show, the 6'8" women’s-basketball wunderkind Brittney… Read More

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The Futureshock of Herbie Hancock

[VINTAGE VISION]
The Futureshock of Herbie Hancock

by Michael A. Gonzales

Black music, especially jazz, has never been afraid of change. Since strutting out of the Storyville whorehouses where piano players… Read More

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