December 15, 2017

One year after her previous album, “More Issues Than Vogue” was released, the critically acclaimed R&B songstress K. Michelle, is back with her new music project titled “KIMBERLY: The People I Used To Know.” Prepare to be in your feelings, folks.

In a recent interview w...

December 14, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is holding its monthly meeting today regarding a controversial plan to repeal net neutrality protections which were passed during Former President Barack Obama’s presidential term. According to Fortune, it is likely that the...

November 22, 2017

The holiday season is here which means one thing; great food! With great food comes a great amount of calorie intake. According to the Calorie Control Council, people typically consume more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving. It’s totally possible...

November 18, 2017

The 31-year-old rapper/musician and former teen actor has come a long way since his “Degrassi” days as Jimmy Brooks. Four studio albums, five mixtapes (one collaboratively released with Atlanta-born rapper Future) and three Grammys later, Drake is planning to go back t...

November 15, 2017

This year shaped up to be in favor for former reality television star turned rapper, Cardi B. The self-crafter of “Bodak Yellow,” released by The KSR Group/Atlantic Records is now certified triple platinum. The single also landed Cardi B the #1 spot on the Billboard Ho...

November 10, 2017

22 years after her tragic death, the legacy of Tejano singer Selena still lives on.  Last week, the late singer was honored with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame outside Capitol Records, where she once signed a contract to EMI Latin. Selena's family, friends and fans a...

November 6, 2017

After recently celebrating their 10-year anniversary of their E! reality television show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the Kardashian-Jenner clan signed a $150 million joint media deal, which includes an extension of their KUWTK contract. According to The Blast, a...

October 24, 2017

Rapper, author, reality television star and businesswoman Hazel-E, is currently receiving internet backlash for going on a social media rant with boyfriend and rapper, Rose Burgundy, insulting the LGBTQ+ community and women in the black community that are dark-skinned.

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October 10, 2017

It is truly Rihanna’s world and we are just living in it. Last month, she released her highly anticipated Fenty Beauty cosmetics line, which included a wide range of over 40 foundation shades, meant to complement all skin tones. Rihanna discussed the inspiration behind...

October 2, 2017

The wait is finally over, Fergie finally struts back with her long-awaited sophomore LP. Hungry, starving, thirsty and ambitious is what the 42-year-old, multi-genre artist describes herself throughout her new album, Double Dutchess.

With an array of major producers and...

September 26, 2017

A funeral service has been tentatively scheduled on September 30 for Kenneka Jenkins, the 19-year-old woman whose body was found in a walk-in freezer. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Jenkins’ mother, Tereasa Martin, announced the date during a Facebook Live video t...

September 13, 2017

At the beginning of every season, we naturally tend to change up our wardrobe or sometimes feel the need to give in to the latest trend. While impulse shopping may seem like a harmless pastime, it can quickly tank your budget. According to Finder, a personal finance co...

August 29, 2017

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking. Typically, candidates tend to focus on providing educated answers to questions their potential employers might ask during the interview, but they don’t realize they are able to ask questions as well. Interviews are never...

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