While Charlamagne thinks he is sitting with a “cosmetically-challenged” female, the Power 105.1 “Breakfast Club” have set him up to find out if he is gay. Trey Songz visited the group for V-Day where they set out to put Charlamagne on the spot and determine his sexual preference by seeing if he would massage a […]

This week, celebrities are enjoying their easy access into New York’s Fashion Week. Keri Hilson sat in the front row at Jeremy Scott, The Blonds and Marchesa, and was joined by Eve and Kanye West. Ashanti flew solo, while Yaya DaCosta and Tika Sumpter (of new “Gossip Girl” fame) enjoyed the Christian Cato show. And […]

Hip-Hop needs more movies and less trailers for music videos. Thankfully someone had the foresight to document The Roots while they are still together as opposed to trying to piece them together after a break-up. 25 Reasons We Love Michael Jordan During The Legendary Roots Crew’s acclaimed Hennessey Artistry Tour, where they were joined on […]

Los Angeles area underground hip-hop collective Odd Future (aka OFWGKTA*) took over the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon set for what might be one of the wildest performances in LNJF history.

As Wayne patiently awaited Nicki’s arrival to the stage, he complimented her shoe game, saying “She gotta walking slow, I know she got some killer shoes on right now.” The buxom Barb then appeared in said stilettos and signature blonde wig accompanied by Drizzy Drake. Nicki and Drake received platinum plaques for their works “Thank […]

Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental website and look at the wide selection of films in the African-American/Black films section. The variety is vast, so if you’re having trouble where to start, here are nine of […]

In 1940, one Black novelist dared to show America what white supremacy did to one Black man. When “Native Son” appeared on America’s bookshelves, it became an instant bestseller, the first title by an African-American author selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club. It also introduced the world to the complicated protagonist of “Native Son,” Chicago’s Bigger […]

With the creation of Minx nails, it seems that every female I know has become obsessed with having “cool” nails. Add a couple rhinestones, different colors and designs and you automatically have celebrity looking hands. Recently, I’ve jumped on the “cool nail  frenzy” as well, and have become obsessed with Sally Hansen’s Salon Effects Nail […]

A new movie trailer for the hip-hop mockumentary movie “Monkey Gang” has been released by Chicken And Beef. The last trailer set the internet on fire on sites such as WorldStarHipHop and TheUrbanDaily with its parody of modern day hip-hop. The movie is scheduled to start screening this summer. Check Out These Joints Too “Monkey […]

I recently came across an article on Essence.com that discusses how women in the African American community view themselves. As a black woman, what interests you? What do you want? What would you like to see changed? These are some of the questions Essence.com asked its readers and partnered with a market research company to […]