Shonda Rhimes

President Obama Appoints Shonda Rhimes to Kennedy Center Board

by #teamEBONY

The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts is about to get a taste of some Olivia Pope – kind of. On the day of the Season… Read More

[BLACK POP DAILY]<br />
Jay Z Won’t Drink Diddy’s Kool-Aid

[BLACK POP DAILY]
Jay Z Won’t Drink Diddy’s Kool-Aid

by Cecily Michelle

Jay Z Refuses to Drink Diddy’s Cîroc I don’t know, but I smell a little hate in the atmosphere. Jay… Read More

Kanye West in his interview with the BBC

Why Kanye West is Right About Jimmy Kimmel

by Slate

Kanye West went off on Jimmy Kimmel on Twitter tonight, launching several trending topics and prompting many of West’s 9 million… Read More

[VINTAGE VISION]<br />
Enter ‘Wild Style,’ 30 Years Later<br />

[VINTAGE VISION]
Enter ‘Wild Style,’ 30 Years Later

by Michael A. Gonzales

Thirty years has passed since the cinematic rap classic Wild Style opened in a grimy Times Square theater in 1983, and much… Read More

Kanye Gives ‘Motivational’ BBC Interview [VIDEO]<br />

Kanye Gives ‘Motivational’ BBC Interview [VIDEO]

Once again, Kanye West was the mouth that roared this week, in a four-part BBC Radio 1 interview with Zane Lowe. Plenty of Yeezy-isms… Read More

James Baldwin

James Baldwin, America's Greatest Writer?

by The Atlantic

Much of Baldwin's writing is roughly contemporaneous with the Civil Rights movement, but he seems to share none of its hope… Read More

Diddy

Meet The World's Highest Paid Rappers

by #teamEBONY

Diddy tops this year’s list of hip-hop’s top earners, pulling in $50 million over the past 12 months. He’s one… Read More

Questlove and Nelson George Go Searching for the Funk

Questlove and Nelson George Go Searching for the Funk

by Souleo

At this year’s 17th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by… Read More

[SPORTS NOTES]<br />
Meet the 8 Black Quarterbacks Taking the NFL By Storm

[SPORTS NOTES]
Meet the 8 Black Quarterbacks Taking the NFL By Storm

There was a point in time when Blacks weren't though to be smart enough to run NFL offenses. Despite dynamic playcallers like… Read More

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