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Apparently, big things do come in small, sexy packages. Budding superstar K. Michelle—think Love & Hip-Hop and… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Inspired by the events in Ferguson, last night Lauryn Hill tweeted a "sketch" version of "Black Rage," a song… Read More

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Def Jam Recordings celebrates their 30th anniversary this year with an October concert in Brooklyn and a Def Jam 30 limited… Read More

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MTV announced today that Nicki Minaj will take the stage at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards for her first solo… Read More

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