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‘Insecure’ Meets ‘Atlanta’ During Issa Rae’s Lemon Pepper Kickback (PHOTOS)

Stars of HBO hit Insecure and  FX Emmy-winning comedy Atlanta partied it up this weekend in the ATL for actress Issa Rae’s private Lemon Pepper Kickback. The Insecure star and creator invited a who’s who of young, gifted and Black talent, including co-star Yvonne Orji; Atlanta stars Donald Glover and Bryan Tyree Henry; singers Jidenna, Janelle

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Jidenna: The Chief of Hip-Hop

Jidenna Theodore Mobbison was pursuing an engineering degree at Stanford University when his love of music began to overtake him. In a bold move, he switched courses and created his own major—ritualistic arts. “What I learned from there was the art of putting people in a trance; why people go to concerts and paint their

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Future, J. Cole, The Weeknd Close Out Made in America Day 2

With Day 1 (and Beyonce) in the books, festival-goers packed the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia for part two of the Budweiser Made In America music festival. The day’s lineup likely forced patrons to make hard choices with dazzling performers taking different stages simultaneously.  Whether it was Jidenna rocking the crown “classically” as only he

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Taraji, Latifah + Viola Make Emmy History

Black Actresses Make History With Two Emmy Nominations For Lead Roles… But Was Empire Snubbed? It’s already a historic year for Black actresses as not one, but two have earned Emmy nominations for lead in a drama series. Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson have each been nominated for roles in How to Get Away

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BET Awards Celebrate Janet Jackson, Bad Boy + More!

It’s been a difficult year for us: the #BlackLivesMatter movement set to the background of the Charleston 9 shooting, protests over Michael Brown, Tamir Rice and Eric Garner and not to mention… Rachel Dolezal. In a time when it’s been difficult to find the strength to carry on as Black human beings fighting for equality

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Latifah Scores Lead in ‘Miracles From Heaven’

Queen Latifah to Star in Faith-Based Drama Miracles From Heaven After dazzling viewers last month in the HBO biopic Bessie, Queen Latifah is getting right back on the movie set. The 45-year-old Hollywood and music icon will star alongside Jennifer Garner in the drama Miracles From Heaven. The faith-based film, based on Christy Beam’s book

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Black Millennial Music Countdown: Wondaland’s Jidenna!

For Black Music Month, EBONY celebrates cover star Kendrick Lamar and the 12 hottest leaders of the new school. We'll be posting their tracks here so you can fall in love with your new faves. First up is Jidenna from the Wondaland camp. Check out his "Classic Man," featuring Roman GianArthur and learn more about

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