Even after becoming an international superstar, Nicki Minaj has never been shy about her feelings regarding women’s issues or being a female in the male-dominated genre of hip-hop. Back in August, when she began tweeting about being overlooked for an MTV VMA nomination as a Black woman, no one thought it would turn into a media firestorm. But it did, especially when […]
Remember when rap music wasn’t good for you? Like, when a bunch of politicians used to ostracize those who bumped anything that wasn’t deemed morally acceptable? Well, times have changed – kind of. In hopes of reducing smoking among young teenagers between the ages of 12-17, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is using hip-hop to […]
Kiesha Jenkins, a Black transgender woman and college student, was fatally shot, making her the 21st transgender woman killed this year.
James Harden balled out last year. Despite falling second to Steph Curry in the MVP race, Harden proved he was an indomitable threat by scorching defenders…
It’s no secret that Kendrick Lamar is a major N.W.A. fan, but Eazy-E, more specifically, is certainly one of his biggest influences to this day. While speaking with Paper Magazine for their Nowstalgia column, the To Pimp A Butterfly rapper reflected on the late rapper, and spoke on understanding him through his own musical career’s journey. […]
I love this video of Kevin Jonas performing a private concert for his little daughter. It’s the little things that can bring someone so much…
Andrew Wardle never had a penis, but in his new TLC documentary, he’s going to get one built from his arm. Andrew was born with a condition called bladder exstrophy, meaning his bladder formed on the outside of his body. As a result, he never developed a penis. In an interview with PEOPLE, the 40-year-old UK […]
With gun control fresh on the minds of Americans after Oregon’s Umpqua Community College shooting, yet another heartbreaking story has come to the surface. An argument between two kids in Jefferson County, Tenn. turned deadly on Saturday, when an 11-year-old boy killed his 8-year-old neighbor with a shotgun. According to the Washington Post, the boy wanted […]
Will Smith released his first musical offering in over a decade last week when he let loose his remix to Bomba Estéreo’s “Fiesta.” In light of…
Celebrity hairstylist Alicia Fajardo is the mastermind behind the flawless styles of stars like Tami Roman and Toccara Jones. And while her celeb clients always stay looking fresh and fab, she wants to help you from doing any more damage to your tresses. Now, try as we may to take care of our precious hair, some […]
Lucious Lyon may be the CEO of Empire Records, but his estranged wife Cookie Lyon is about to become the CEO of a new record company – Dynasty Records. Cookie’s baby boy Hakeem Lyon (played by Bryshere Y. Gray) teams up with veteran super producer Timbaland on his new single, “Dynasty.” Following Lucious’s “Snitch Bitch” diss against Cookie, […]
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It was an adorable weekend for Black celebrity couples. While Beyonce and Jay Z looked glamorous, Gabrielle and Dwyane Wade spent some time having fun in the sun and our favorite couple, the President and First Lady, celebrated 23 years of wedded bliss. Check out our favorite moments in Black love from this weekend. Did […]