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Sevyn Streeter Just Taught Me How to Write a Song [INTERVIEW]

I’m 42, fully into my get-off-my-lawn phase. As the Entertainment Editor over on the print side of EBONY, it’s my job to know everything and everyone that matters in music, film, television, sports, books and everything else you can think of. It ain’t easy. So, when singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter (born Amber Denise Streeter) came up to

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[BLACK POP DAILY]B.o.B Drops Michael Brown-Inspired Single

B.o.B Drops “New Black” in Response to Michael Brown Shooting It seems more and more of the hip-hop community is up in arms over the recent shooting death of Michael Brown. B.o.B has been one of many rappers vocal about the incident on social media (and has sparked a lot of controversy over his comments),

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The Return of B.o.B: Still in This [INTERVIEW]

A few months back, Atlanta rapper B.o.B invited some writers into the studio to play a sampling of music he’s been tinkering with. At the time, he hadn’t quite made the call on which tracks would make the final cut of his next album, but he wanted feedback all the same. Did he, he wondered

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[SONIC BOOM] The Week’s Hottest Music

B.o.B, “Missing” You never know what you’re going to get from the eclectic Bobby Ray. Enter “Missing,” the latest single from his forthcoming third album, Underground Luxury. Here, B.o.B provides social commentary about the state of the world complete with lyrical darts thrown at shady politicians and messed up power structures that work against everyday

Toni Braxton
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Go. See. Do!

WE KNOW YOU WOULD rather be outside riding your bike or mountain climbing or swimming at the beach. But until that perfect 80-degree, zero humidity, slightly breezy, lazy day comes about, we have other ideas about how you could spend your time. We’ve taken all the guesswork out of what to do in the coming

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EXCLUSIVE: T.I on Being Hip Hop’s Cliff Huxtable

T.I. wasn’t exactly setting out to be the hood’s answer to Cliff Huxtable. But he’s sliding into his newfound role quite well. The multi-platinum-selling rapper’s malfeasance is well documented: He was released from a second stint in prison just six months ago, and served that time for violating his probation from a federal gun conviction


Performers and Designers Rock BET’s ‘Rip the Runway’

Fashion lovers around the country anticipate BET's 'Rip the Runway' every year. Was it the mind-blowing designs? Or the explosive performances? Either way stars and designers alike came out for the annual show's taping, and it was a party! Hosted by 'The Game's' Pooch Hall, and model Selita Ebanks with designs  by Samantha Black, LaQuan