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A Glimpse of Solange’s Radiant Made In America Festival Performance

Despite Philly’s very rainy weather on Saturday, the sun angel illuminated Made In America Festival with a dance-inducing performance of fan favorites from “Losing You” to “T.O.N.Y.,” and of course all of A Seat at the Table‘s standouts. Our leading lady Solange, along with her band and vocal girl squad Franchelle and Isadora took the…

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Made in America 2017 LineUp To Include J. Cole, Migos, Little Dragon, Solange and More

This year’s Made in America festival will include some of the major names in music such as Jay Z, J.Cole, Migos, Kelela, our boss lady Solange, Little Dragon, Sampha, Pusha T and  Stormzy  just to name a few. TIDAL pre-sale  tickets for the annual festival are on sale now and it’s all going down on September 2nd…

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Chance The Rapper Sings Happy Birthday To Beyoncé During Made in America Festival

Yesterday, social media showed us a taste of all the Bey-Day celebrations we wished we could’ve joined, but our favorite birthday song came from none other than Chance The Rapper. On stage at the annual Made in America Festival, Chance dedicated a moment of his set to Beyoncé aka ‘Auntie Yonce.’ In his imaginative fashion, the Chicago-bred rapper opted…

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Rihanna & Coldplay To Headline This Year’s Made In America Festival

The Budweiser Made in America Festival is back with a star-studded line up. Rihanna and Coldplay will headline the two-day festival on September 3rd and 4th with a slew of today’s hottest artists gracing the stages alongside. Among the two, the festival will feature performances from ColleGrove, Chance The Rapper, DJ Khaled, Bryson Tiller, DJ…

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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is Here to Take a Slice of the American Pie

July 31 is #BlackWomensEqualPay Day: it represents the # of days into 2017 a black woman must work 2 earn same pay a white man made in 2016. pic.twitter.com/9yZnjsOR7o — Tracee Ellis Ross (@TraceeEllisRoss) July 31, 2017 It’s no secret that Black women make significantly less than our white male counterparts and July 31 hails as…

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Interview: Young Paris Is Bridging The Cultural Gap Between African and American Pop Culture

With his compelling spin on contemporary electronic music, Young Paris has made a groundbreaking mark on the music industry. With his latest project ‘African Vogue‘, the newly signed Roc Nation artist uses African-inspired beats to coalesce sui generis fusions that ensure he can’t be boxed in. We chatted with the musician about African culture’s influence…

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Interview: Nzingha Prescod Is America’s Leading Black Fencer 

In a world where Black women are almost always faced with prejudices of colorism or sexism through their career development lives Brooklynite and Olympian fencer Nzingha Prescod who at a tender age beat all of the odds. For the past 14 years she has been claiming her spot on the throne as the Princess of…

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How A School Teacher Helped Create The First African-American Peanuts Character

Peanuts is one of the most influential and popular American comic strips in the history of comics. Since its early inception, the syndicated daily illustration created by Charles M. Schulz has accumulated a readership of over 355 million people in 75 countries with over 21 translated languages. Known especially for the classic Emmy award nominated…

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Misty Copeland Is The First Black Principal Ballerina at American Ballet Theater

The gifted and talented Misty Copeland has made worldwide history, as she was recently promoted as the first black female to principal ballerina of the American Ballet Theatre. You better work! Misty has been with the ABT for 14 years, and is one of the most noted ballerinas of our generation. After being honored just this…

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‘Moonlight,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ and ‘Fences’ Earn Fully Merited Oscar Nominations

There won’t be another #OscarsSoWhite this year and we’re really glad about it. Formally known as the Academy Awards, The Oscars has revealed all nominations for its 89th annual award ceremony airing February 26, 2017. And with most of our favorites raking in nods under several categories, we’re going to be tuned in and ready…

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Chance The Rapper Announces “Magnificent Coloring World Tour”

Fresh off the release of his chart-topping Coloring Book and being added to the bill for Made In America 2016, Chance The Rapper has blessed us with some great news this morning. He’s taking his many talents on the “Magnificent Coloring World Tour.” The North American stretch of the tour will kick off in San Diego in…

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Lili K Adds Nostalgic Flare To Her “Pour Some Shuga” Video

Chicago based jazz and neo soul singer Lili K has had an amazing year. In April she released her debut album, Ruby on the independent label, Freshly Baked Records. The singer went on to be the first ever Tidal Rising artist for Jay-Z’s streaming service and headlined the Tidal Stage at Made In America festival. In support of…

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