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Joe Budden Talks ‘State of the Culture’ & Transitioning From Complex to Revolt

Joe Budden Talks ‘State of the Culture’ & Transitioning From Complex to Revolt

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 20, 2018

Content king Joe Budden continues to expand his portfolio with new Revolt series, State of the Culture. Only in its second week, SOTC  has... Read More

On This Day: ‘The Cosby Show’ Premieres to Rave Reviews

On This Day: ‘The Cosby Show’ Premieres to Rave Reviews

by Christina Santi   Sep 20, 2018

The Cosby Show aired thirty-four years ago and the American audience was introduced to Heathcliff, “the greatest TV dad” of all time, and the Huxtable family,... Read More

Common, SMallfoot, Ebony

Common Talks His Role in ‘Smallfoot’ and Serena Williams’ Fiery US Open Comments

by Kiki Camille   Sep 19, 2018

Warner Bros. released the trailer for its new animated film Smallfoot, starring LeBron James, Zendaya, Channing Tatum and Chicago’s own Common. The rapper-turned-actor sat down... Read More

Meek Mill, Van Jones and Others Speak at the Congressional Black Caucus on Hip-Hop and Advocacy

Meek Mill, Van Jones and Others Speak at the Congressional Black Caucus on Hip-Hop and Advocacy

by Teddy Grant   Sep 18, 2018

EBONY and Universal Music Group hosted the “Artists, Activism and the Criminal Justice System” panel Friday at the 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus event in... Read More

Melvin Jackson Jr. Reveals the Emmy-Nominated Series He Enjoys

Melvin Jackson Jr. Reveals the Emmy-Nominated Series He Enjoys

by Christina Santi   Sep 17, 2018

Melvin Jackson Jr. sat down with EBONY.com before votes were cast for the 70th Emmy Awards. He spoke about Emmy season and what television... Read More

Kelly Rowland Praises Rihanna’s Diverse NYFW Show: You Go, Mama!

Kelly Rowland Praises Rihanna’s Diverse NYFW Show: You Go, Mama!

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 17, 2018

Kelly Rowland’s heart of gold truly shines through when speaking of her latest campaign with The Boys & Girls Club of America. In partnership... Read More

Jalen Rose’s Tuition-Free High School Boasts 93 Percent Graduation Rate

Jalen Rose’s Tuition-Free High School Boasts 93 Percent Graduation Rate

by Christina Santi   Sep 17, 2018

Other than being an ESPN analyst, Jalen Rose also works tirelessly to serve his local community. The retired NBA player opened in September 2011... Read More

Joe Budden Talks Misconceptions, Spotify & Reacts to Eminem’s Latest Interview

Joe Budden Talks Misconceptions, Spotify & Reacts to Eminem’s Latest Interview

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 13, 2018

Joe Budden has been a leader in the digital space for over a decade, forming the uber-successful I’ll Name This Podcast Later show in... Read More

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on Meek Mill, Activism and Voting ‘Like Your Life Depends on It’

by Teddy Grant   Sep 13, 2018

Wednesday marked the beginning of Congressional Black Caucus’ 48th Annual Legislative Agenda. The organization has spent decades fighting for the United States’ Black community... Read More

Tupac Shakur

On This Day: Tupac Shakur Dies Six Days After Las Vegas Shooting

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 13, 2018

After 22 years, the death of rapper Tupac Amuru Shakur still remains shrouded in mystery. Several films and documentaries have attempted to shed light... Read More