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Why Is Snoop Dogg Allowing This Parisian Company to Make Money Off His Image?

Posted by Kiersten Willis Snoop Dogg is not the least bit upset about European luxury brand Vetements using his image on a t-shirt. The rapper was unaware his likeness was used

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First African-American Superhero Makes His Cinematic Debut In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

  by Alyssa Klein Those five letters appeared in big, bold and 3D letters in movie theaters across the world as more than $180 million worth of people in North America and

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Kelly Rowland Says Entertainment Industry Needs More ‘Chocolate Girls’

Posted by Kiersten Willis At a panel at South By Southwest this weekend, singer Kelly Rowland told the audience about the importance of dark-skinned women’s representation in Hollywood. The former

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“WHEN DOVES CRY”: Prince Dies At Age 57

Prince reportedly passed away today, April 21st, at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park home and studio, reports Billboard. Initial reports said police were investigating a fatality at

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‘Unfiltered’ Documentary about Rihanna in the Works

by Kali Wilder Rihanna fans rejoice—a documentary taking a deeper look into the life of the pop culture icon is currently in the works. According to Deadline, filmmaker Peter Berg, the principal of

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Epix Serves Up Original Documentary ‘Serena’

by Carolyn M. Brown Tennis legend also shows she’s not one to mess with, following sexist comments about female tennis players While sitting at a press conference minutes after her

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Jazmine Sullivan Says ‘It’s an Injustice’

Posted by Ricky Riley Jazmine Sullivan is an 11- time- Grammy nominee who has not yet won at the illustrious music awards ceremony. In the past eight years, Sullivan has

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Q-Tip Named the Kennedy Center’s First Artistic Director of Hip-Hop Culture

    Posted by Donte Slocum On Tuesday, the Kennedy Center named Q-Tip their first artistic director of hip-hop culture.  A press release from the Kennedy Center stated, “Q-Tip will

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Ava DuVernay to Direct Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle In Time

Posted by Ricky Riley A critically acclaimed director and outspoken advocate for diversity in Hollywood, Ava DuVernay is on the industry’s hot list for upcoming projects. She has been hired

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Black Man Brevity

TURN UP! For the Roman calendar has begun anew anathema to he who sweats blue black so obvious I’d a thought you knew in this upside down world us folk are

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Regina King On The Wage Gap Between White And Black Actresses

    Posted by Annika Harris “It’s really interesting with Jennifer Lawrence being vocal. My perspective is different than hers because my gap is even behind hers. To hear that

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Deborah Cox Is Staging A 2016 Takeover

By Annika Harris 2016 will be a whirlwind year for Deborah Cox. The multiplatinum R&B recording artist and actress is set to take the Broadway stage in the role of

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This Rapper Wore $450 Sneakers To Go Beg a Judge To Reduce His Bail Amount

Reported by Liku Zelleke “Hot Boy” rapper Bobby Shmurda (real name Ackquille Pollard) has been in jail for over a year now. He was arrested on drugs and weapons charges.

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Heard On The Street: Janet Hubert Calls Out Will & Jada Over Oscars Boycott

by Annika Harris “First of all, Miss Thing, does your man not have a mouth of his own with which to speak? … People are starving. People are trying to