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The 2014 BET Hip-hop Awards included an impressive cypher featuring Mississippi vet David Banner, Maryland rapper King Los, Naughty by Nature’s Treach, Cali femcee Snow Tha Product, and Chicago artist Vic Mensa.
Last week, Kerry Washington stopped by ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ where she talked about her new baby girl with husband/former NFL star Nnamdi Asamougha, ‘Scandal,’ Viola Davis’ ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ and more.
Google kicked off Black History Month on Saturday with a Google Doodle of Harriet Tubman (1820 – March 10, 1913), American abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, and most notably — conductor of the Underground Railroad.
TIME Magazine’s 2013 issue of the 100 most influential people features Jay-Z, Malala Yousafzai, Jennifer Lawrence, Rand Paul, Elon Musk, Li Na, and Aamir Khan.
Shepard Fairey (Barack Obama “Hope” poster in 2008) has teamed up with once again with OBEY to release a new print titled, “Peace & Justice Woman.”
The first Black Miss Israel, Yityish Aynaw, and the first Black U.S. President got a chance to meet on Thursday night at Obama’s gala dinner.
For two years, actress Kerry Washington is mentoring students at Washington D.C.’s Savoy Elementary as a part of Obama’s Turnaround Arts Initiative.
The beautiful Kerry Washington is the cover girl for Ebony Magazine’s March 2013 Scandal issue, where the actress dishes on all things Scandal — her hit ABC television show that we’re absolutely obsessed with.
Beyoncé is set to perform the National Anthem at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration later this month. She will be joined by Kelly Clarkson, who will perform “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” and singer-songwriter James Taylor, who’ll fill the National Mall with “America the Beautiful.”
UK-based beauty brand, Illamasqua, is in the cross-hairs of a heated debate over what blackface is or is not concerning its new Christmas 2012 advertisement campaign. It has become apparent that some people define blackface and minstrelsy by merely one characteristic: any use of dark makeup on the face.
A seemingly dignified illustration of President Barack Obama by fashion guru Karl Lagerfeld is being compared to “modern-day minstrelsy…” We have got to stop doing this!
Since President Obama’s re-election, anti-Black and Latino sentiments have been spewing all over social media sites like Twitter, and some of you strangely seem to be shocked. What has made Americans think that, for any moment, racism would have an end date?
“Oh what a beautiful chocolate mannn!” It’s not as if we’re at all surprised that Denzel Washington looks absolutely amazing on the cover of GQ Magazine’s October 2012 issue, but… damn. The 57-year-old two-time Oscar winner, who’s currently filming 2 Guns (his 42nd movie) with Mark Wahlberg, is the definition of sexy and debonair.
Hip-hop fans might find it impossible to ignore Los Angeles rapper Ab-Soul this month, who just released his debut album ‘Control System’ and a new video for “Terrorist Threats.” The Black Hippy crew member is joined by Detroit emcee Danny Brown and sweet-voiced Jhené Aiko — looking the toughest we’ve ever seen her.
Inside his cover story entitled “The Rose Revolution” the 23-year-old Chicago Bulls point guard speaks on having Obama as one of his fans, new found fame, Michael Jordan comparisons, and much more.
First Lady Michelle Obama covers the May 2012 issue of EBONY Magazine which will make its way to newsstands on Tuesday, April 17th. Inside the issue, she speaks on raising her daughters Sasha and Malia, as well as negative depictions of women in pop culture.
Actor and socially/politically conscious emcee Mos Def, now using the stage name Yasiin Bey, recently dropped his own interpretation of Jay-Z and Kanye’s infectiously popular “Niggas In Paris.”
Last night I watched along with many others as one of the most intellectual discussions of Hip-hop transpired at the New York Public Library. The three men discussed in detail Jay-Z’s new book, Decoded and touched on other subjects along the way including love, politics, religion and Jay-Z forgiving his father for leaving.
The graphic is obviously inspired by Kanye West’s television meltdown, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people”, after hurricane Katrina.