Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar's Control Verse Wins the Internet

by MTV

Hip-hop music was built off of competition and Kendrick Lamar gave fans and artists alike a reminder of what it is like to take rap's… Read More

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Stevie J Has Baby on the Way… and It’s Not with Joseline Once a dog, always a dog. Stevie J… Read More

Jean-Michel Basquiat:<br />
Why He Mattered

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As the premiere Black painter of the late 20th century, Jean-Michel Basquiat came to prominence in the art world during the… Read More

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Forest Whitaker isn’t the kind of actor who needs to prove himself. He solidified his place in history back in 2006 collecting… Read More

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Jay Z Stepping Out on Bey?

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August Wilson (left), Phylicia Rashad (center) and Leslie Uggams join an all-star cast to record his plays.

Stars Collaborate for August Wilson Tribute

by The Root

By the time August Wilson passed away in 2005, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright had completed a profound body of work that has… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Chris Brown Blames Criticism, Emotional Stress, for Seizure

by #teamEBONY

Chris Brown suffered a seizure early Friday morning while working at Los Angeles recording studio the Record Plant, the singer's… Read More

Rise of the Funky Divas

Rise of the Funky Divas

by Michael A. Gonzales

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