Janet Charts an Unbreakable Path for the Aging Pop Star

Janet Charts an Unbreakable Path for the Aging Pop Star

by Michael Arceneaux

It’s not particularly fair, but no less true: pop music is not kind to the aging artist. This is especially so if you’re… Read More

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Christina Milian Turns Up on New EP [INTERVIEW]

by Crystal Shaw King

After recently blowing out the candles on her cake for her 34th birthday, it’s pretty clear that Christina Milian’s wishes… Read More

Brand Nicki Minaj Masters the Art of Reinvention

Brand Nicki Minaj Masters the Art of Reinvention

by Desiree Bowie

Nicki Minaj is a force to be reckoned with. Her polarizing in-your-face brand of feminism and image moderation has made major waves… Read More

Nicki Minaj Scores Cover of New York Times Magazine

Nicki Minaj Scores Cover of New York Times Magazine

by Vanessa Grigoriadis

Addressing Miley Cyrus at VMAs: “The fact that you feel upset about me speaking on something that affects Black women makes… Read More

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All-Stars Honor Bill Withers at Carnegie Hall

by Matthew Allen

There’s an old saying: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice.” Well, nearly 43 years ago to the day, Bill… Read More

Tamar Goes for Sex Over Nonsense on ‘Calling All Lovers’

Tamar Goes for Sex Over Nonsense on ‘Calling All Lovers’

by Michael Arceneaux

On this past season of Braxton Family Values, Tamar Braxton spoke of the pressures of recording the follow up to 2013’s… Read More

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by Sun Singleton

These days, it might be a little bit taken for granted that Black girls can rock (and have been doing so since Big Mama Thornton’s… Read More

Casey Veggies Drops Debut to ‘Grow’ On [INTERVIEW]

Casey Veggies Drops Debut to ‘Grow’ On [INTERVIEW]

by Daniel Kerry

As a young entrepreneur and rapper, Casey Veggies is a talented multitasker who refuses to settle for good enough. On top of managing… Read More

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MC Lyte Shares A List of Her Fave Female Emcees

The 90s weren't just a decade for true hip-hop aficionados.  They set the standard.  From the lyricism to the musicality to… Read More

What Does the Drake/Future Team-Up Say About Hip-Hop?<br />

What Does the Drake/Future Team-Up Say About Hip-Hop?

by Darryl Robertson

As of late, Drake has been moving at a Jay Z-esque calculating pace. Back in July, thanks to Meek Mill sloppily barking at the… Read More

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