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'Empire's' Brave Bipolar Journey

by Ryan K. Smith

FOX’s hit show, Empire, is getting bigger by the week. This is evidenced by the millions of viewers that tune in every… Read More

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Why Doesn't Jermaine Dupri Get More Respect?

by Glennisha Morgan

Jermaine Dupri recently claimed that Ciara’s new single, “I Bet” sounds very similar to Usher’s 2001… Read More

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Sex! Bloodshed! Intrigue! Drama for your mama! Those were the words Lee Daniels uttered when asked to describe… Read More

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Kendrick Lamar Voices the Ferguson Era [REVIEW]

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We can finally take Black Messiah off repeat; masterpiece two has arrived. To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar’s… Read More

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Kendrick Lamar Finally Brings the Phonk

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This story starts with a conversation in Brooklyn roughly last week. “Yo, you know what this means?” “No, what?”… Read More

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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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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]

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

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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

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'Preacher of Detroit' Corletta Vaughn on Mental Health and Reality TV

by Glennisha Morgan

Oxygen's latest reality series, Preachers of Detroit features seven prominent Motor City men and women of the cloth: Bishop… Read More

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