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Rihanna Sets Pop Record

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Rihanna becomes the first artist in the 20-year history of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs radio airplay chart to tally… Read More

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Started from the Middle: The Great Divide Between Rappers and their Privileged Kids

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Black fatherhood has been a topic of fascination and consternation in American culture for quite some time. Just… Read More

[SPORTS NOTES] A Major NFL Trade and a Played Out Playoffs?<br />

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The best shutdown corner in American football was traded yesterday. Yes, that's right: Darrelle Revis is no longer a New… Read More

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Kelis, “Call on Me” Kelis, always experimental and always a chameleon, is back with a new sound, produced by… Read More

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Folk Legend Richie Havens Dead at 72

by #teamEBONY

Richie Havens, a veteran folk singer and a star of the Woodstock festival and film, died this morning at his home from a sudden heart… Read More

[POLL] Reader's Choice Hotties of 2013

[POLL] Reader's Choice Hotties of 2013

by #teamEBONY

We all love great eye candy! Don't You? We need your help in crowning two of the year's most sizzling celebs with our Hottie of the Year award! Pick… Read More

Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay Wins Heineken Affinity Award

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Tribeca Film Institute and Heineken USA on Saturday announced that the public had elected Ava DuVernay to receive the inaugural Heineken… Read More

JasFly

[INTERVIEW] JasFly Reveals the Key to Surviving the Freelance Hustle

by Patrice Peck

Nestled in the far-right corner of her publicist’s couch, JasFly is ready. Caramel highlights and soft waves frame her face. The poised writer… Read More

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