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Was the 'Blurred Lines' Ruling Fair?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last week, a court ruled that Pharrell and Robin Thicke owe the estate of Marvin Gaye, due to the similarites between "Blurred… Read More

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Raheem Devaughn:
Mr. Independent [INTERVIEW]

by Grant Yanney

Cupid ain't dead! He's from DC and he's trying to get you chose this Spring. Three-time Grammy-nominated, R&B singer… Read More

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Paul Beatty Screams No ‘Sellout’ [INTERVIEW]

by Amy Linden

With his soft-spoken manner and this-close-to dad jeans, Paul Beatty doesn’t give you racial satirist and provocateur, but… Read More

Shonda Rhimes’s Inspiring Speech on Writing, Loneliness, and the Importance of ‘Normalizing’ Diversity

Shonda Rhimes on Diversity, Writing, Loneliness

by #teamEBONY

Saturday night at the Human Rights Campaign’s Los Angeles Gala, Shonda Rhimes gave a thoughtful speech about writing, Shondaland, and the importance… Read More

Kendrick Lamar's new album arrives early

To Pimp a Butterfly Released Early

by #teamEBONY

Everyone, stop what you're doing and plug in your headphones. Kendrick Lamar's new album is here a week ahead of schedule. Originally… Read More

Tina Campbell Talks: When HIS Cheating Is OUR Fault

Tina Campbell Talks: When HIS Cheating Is OUR Fault

by S. Tia Brown

Bitter. That’s the one word used to describe Mary Mary star Tina Campbell. Many would say she has the right to be. In the June… Read More

Rat Habitat

INTRODUCING
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[NEW MUSIC]

A lot has been said in statistics-quoting newspaper op-eds and President Obama’s most personal speeches about… Read More

Kerry Washington to Star as Anita Hill in HBO Movie 'Confirmation'

Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in HBO Movie

by #teamEBONY

Kerry Washington is headed to HBO. The Scandal star has signed on to play Anita Hill and executive produce a TV movie for… Read More

Watch Dr. Phil's Horrifying Interview With Bobbi Kristina's Boyfriend

Dr. Phil Interviews Nick Gordon

by Jezebel

Nick Gordon, who's been described as Bobbi Kristina's boyfriend, sat down with Dr. Phil for a disturbing interview that aired… Read More

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