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The "Oprah" of Nigeria Launches New Network

by The Root

"A woman who could be considered Africa's Oprah Winfrey is launching an entertainment network that will be beamed into nearly… Read More

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Hip-Hop Needs Struggle

[OPINION]
Hip-Hop Needs Struggle

by Shaka Shaw

  While it's relatively easy to point the finger at record labels and radio stations for a perceived… Read More

Kanye Continues His Aesthetic Assault With "Black Skinhead" Video

Kanye West Releases Video for Black Skinhead

by Slate

The new Kanye West album Yeezus is practically brimming with harsh, abrasive tracks, but Black Skinhead may be… Read More

Dawn Robinson

Dawn Robinson: Original R&B Diva [INTERVIEW]

by Kelley L. Carter

Got a question? Dawn Robinson is going to answer it. The former En Vogue/Lucy Pearl singer doesn’t hold back on anything you… Read More

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Sonic Boom: The Week’s Hottest Music

Ciara, “Backseat Love” Ciara taps into her sensual side once again for “Backseat Love.” This robotic… Read More

Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill Begins Prison Term

by #teamEBONY

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday for failing to pay about $1… Read More

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50 Cent's Vulgar Text Tirade to His Son

by #teamEBONY

50 Cent exploded into rage at his 16-year-old son in the months before he was arrested on domestic violence and vandalism charges… Read More

Kevin Durant gets engaged to WNBA’s Monica Wright

Real Life Love and Basketball: Kevin Durant, Monica Wright Engaged

by #teamEBONY

Kevin Durant will be a married man soon. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar recently proposed to his girlfriend, Monica Wright… Read More

Clarke Peters and Dominic West in The Wire

Behind the Scenes of The Wire

by Slate

By the time the fourth season of The Wire rolled around, it had already become a cocktail party cliché to say that… Read More

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Meet Ebony Oshunrinde, the Teen Who Created a Beat for Jay-Z's Album

by Jezebel

Canadian teen Ebony Oshunrinde, who aptly goes by the moniker WondaGirl in the studio, has just finished the 11th grade. She's… Read More

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