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Editors’ Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Must-Reads

by Miles Marshall Lewis

When it comes to literature and pop culture, some great memoirs dropped in 2015, especially from the world of music. Grace Jones once vowed... Read More

jessica Care moore Mixes Art + Activism to a ‘Tea’ [INTERVIEW]

jessica Care moore Mixes Art + Activism to a ‘Tea’ [INTERVIEW]

by Sun Singleton

Detroit is famous for its music, from Motown to techno and house, to Eminem and Dilla. But it’s less well known for its stellar,... Read More

Saul Williams Waxes Poetic with EBONY.com! [WATCH]

Saul Williams Waxes Poetic with EBONY.com! [WATCH]

by #teamEBONY

In US (a.), his greatly anticipated new full-length book of poetry, “poet laureate of hip-hop” Saul Williams presents his ideas, observations, realizations, dreams and questions... Read More

Saul Williams Takes on the ‘US (a.)’ [INTERVIEW]

Saul Williams Takes on the ‘US (a.)’ [INTERVIEW]

by Kyle G. Dargan

In 2009, Saul Williams “voted for ‘change’ and skipped town,” opting to observe his country’s next hopeful, uncertain chapter from the outside. “America had... Read More

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Was Broadway Not Ready for a 2Pac Play?

by Karu F. Daniels

If theatergoers were looking for Showboat or Ragtime, they were surely barking up the wrong tree when it came to Holler if Ya Hear... Read More

Saul Williams Talks Tupac on Broadway

Saul Williams Talks Tupac on Broadway

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Leave it to the late, great Tupac Shakur to bring hiphop to Broadway. Holler if Ya Hear Me—opening June 19 at the Palace Theatre—uses... Read More

Cast Revealed For Tupac Musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me'

Saul Williams to Star in Tupac Musical

by Huffington Post

Saul Williams to star as Tupac in new musical.  The upcoming Broadway musical inspired by Tupac Shakur songs will star Saul Williams, the poet... Read More

[BLACK POP DAILY] Beyoncé Talks More Feminism in Out Magazine

[BLACK POP DAILY] Beyoncé Talks More Feminism in Out Magazine

by Cecily Michelle

Beyoncé Covers Out Magazine, Talks Double Standards in Human Sexuality In case you haven’t noticed, King Beyoncé is all feministic now, and even more... Read More

Afropunk X March on Washington

Afropunk X March on Washington

by Souleo

On the surface, two major events held this past weekend could not appear to be further apart. Separated by over 200 miles was the... Read More

[BLACK ALT] Afropunk Rocks Brooklyn!

[BLACK ALT] Afropunk Rocks Brooklyn!

by Rob Fields

On Twitter Sunday night, a friend asked how Brooklynites felt about MTV’s Video Music Awards taking place in downtown Brooklyn. My reply was simple.... Read More