Afropunk Festival 2014

Afropunk Blows Up Brooklyn [PHOTOS]

As I approached the entry gate to the 10th annual Afropunk festival at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park, I found myself feeling… Read More

Pharrell x The Roots Raise Hamptons Money for the Apollo [PHOTOS]

Pharrell x The Roots Raise Hamptons Money for the Apollo [PHOTOS]

Last weekend, Apollo Theater trustee Ronald O. Perelman hosted a dinner and private concert at his East Hampton home to benefit the… Read More

How Wu-Tang Became the Greatest Group in Hip-Hop [NEW BOOKS]

How Wu-Tang Became the Greatest Group in Hip-Hop [NEW BOOKS]

Enter the Wu-Tang: How Nine Men Changed Hip-Hop Forever (Lone Gunman Media $14.95) by Alan Page will be a walk down memory… Read More

Alicia Keys Announces Second Baby + the Cutest Celeb Baby Bumps!

Alicia Keys Announces Second Baby + the Cutest Celeb Baby Bumps!

These last couple of years have been full of super cute Black celebs with fabulous baby bumps. From Beyonce's big pregnancy reveal at the 2011… Read More

Jessica care Moore, ‘Bullet’ Proof Diva [NEW BOOK]<br />

Jessica care Moore, ‘Bullet’ Proof Diva [NEW BOOK]

Sunlight Through Bullet Holes (Moore Black Press $24.95) by Jessica Care Moore is a book of poetry you want and need in… Read More

Russell Simmons’s Art for Life Supports the Inner City [PHOTOS]<br />

Russell Simmons’s Art for Life Supports the Inner City [PHOTOS]

Launched in 2000, Art for Life is the primary fundraising event of Russell Simmons’s Rush Philanthropic Art Foundation. This… Read More

‘Get On Up’ to the Movies This Friday!

‘Get On Up’ to the Movies This Friday!

Get On Up stars actor Chadwick Boseman (of last year's Jackie Robinson biopic, 42) in the iconic… Read More

Apollo Theater Discusses Afro-Latino Music [PHOTOS]

Apollo Theater Discusses Afro-Latino Music [PHOTOS]

Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater brought together several architect luminaries of Caribbean Latino music—in particular… Read More

Emmys 2014: Is There Enough Room for THIS Many Black TV Stars?

Emmys 2014: Is There Enough Room for THIS Many Black TV Stars?

Black history was made yesterday as the 2014 Emmy Awards nominations were announced, acknowledging a record 11 African-American nominees… Read More

Rick James Reveals All [NEW BOOK]

Rick James Reveals All [NEW BOOK]

Glow (Atria $26) by Rick James is an autobiography written mostly while James was in prison. Co-author… Read More

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