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Julie Dash to Direct Mid-season Premiere of OWN’s Queen Sugar

UPDATE: Ms. Julie Dash has confirmed a “NOLA location salute” to our own Solange Knowles in the October 3rd episode! Collaborative Black Girl Magic is our favorite and since the literal dream team we never knew we needed is now a thing, we’re overjoyed. Queen Sugar, the Oprah Winfrey Network hit series developed by Ava…

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Audio: Tinashe, “Flame”

“Cold in the night when I hold you close, Searching your eyes but you’re gone like a ghost,” croons Tinashe. The singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and former model has added another layer of versatility with the release of a pulsing pop track titled “Flame.” It seems she’s ventured outside of her comfort zone, all while still incorporating that…

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Kerry Washington To Bring ˈThe Mothersˈ Novel To Life

Kerry Washington will play a major role in bringing the debut novel The Mothers by Brit Bennett to the big screen, proving that there are clearly no limits to what she can do. Somehow, she effortlessly pulls off being a mother, wife and a phenomenal actress simultaneously. The novel explores the life of a young…

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Cash Money’s Documentary Now Has an Official Release Date

Birdman has announced the official release date for Cash Money’s highly anticipated documentary, Before Anythang: The Story Behind the Cash Money Records Empire. Slated for release on May 12th, the Clifton Bell-directed film appears to be a highlight reel-style compilation of artist interviews discussing the rise of NOLA’s iconic Rap collective. Before Anything was co-executive produced…

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Ash Stuns in Aesthetically Classic “Wrong Number” Visual

The charming, graceful and extraordinarily talented Ash returns with another dreamy visual for “Wrong Number” from The Please Like Me – EP. No one does classic like the genteel, Atlanta-based songbird as seen in the video’s aesthetic which co-stars Terrence Brown of All Cows Eat Grass collective. The Jeff Gentner-direct number is complete with a…

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ICYMI: Latasha Alcindor’s ‘B(LA)K.’ is a Stream of Consciousness

The lovely Latasha Alcindor, known musically as L.A., returns with a timely body of work entitled B(LA)K. The vibey and conscious compilation of real life scenarios opens with a foreword from the lyricist explaining its 4-years-in-the-making process and why it’s finally out now despite her feelings of its “still not finished” current state. LA’s woke…

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Women Band Together For Historical Women’s March on Washington

This Saturday, January 21, 2017, both women and men will gather in our nation’s capitol at the intersection of Independence Avenue and SW Third Street for what will be the Women’s March on Washington. Founded on five unity principles like ending violence, reproductive rights and civil rights, the Women’s March on Washington is aiming “to send a bold…

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Check Out Tinashe’s Carefully Choreographed Visual for “Company”

As we await the release of her sophomore album Joyride, Tinashe has blessed us with yet another treat to tie us over. In the new visual for “Company,” the singer uses every inch of the rhythmic beat to showcase the video’s intricate choreography. Making it very clear that she “doesn’t need love,” her preference for mere company is…

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#FlashbackFriday: These Retro Jet Magazine Covers Are Sure To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Seasons greetings and Yuletide carols are threaded with underlying messages of unity and empowerment, so what better time to celebrate Black Excellence than Christmas? Despite an increasing need to diversify social structures, most aren’t climbing aboard the “Christmas equality” train as quickly as you’d hope. Still, as a race, Black people have managed to shed light on culture through song, movies, and…

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Saint Heron Presents: ‘Ashes and Embers’ Screening & PROCLAMATION! LA

Los Angeles! Saint Heron is inviting you to join us on December 2nd for the screening of Ehtiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima’s Ashes and Embers. The fiercely torrid drama tells the story of a disillusioned Vietnam veteran (Ned Charles) who leaves his girlfriend and grandmother’s farm behind in Washington as he journeys to Los Angeles. While…

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Listen to the Flawless ‘Hamilton’ & Beyoncé Mash-Up We Never Knew We Needed

Michael Korte and Jared Jenkins teamed up to create the Beyoncé/Hamilton mash-up we never knew we needed until now. The perfectly arranged rendition borrows from some of Beyonce’s big hits including “Partition,” “Crazy in Love,” “Dangerously in Love,” and more, with a few Hamilton originals layered in. Help from a group of phenomenal singers like…

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Singer-Songwriter Beya Likhari Serves Cozy Fashion Forward Looks In “South of the Border” Editorial

It’s been a while since we’ve heard the lovely jazz-induced voice of singer-songwriter Beya Likhari, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t been steadily working. Before the summer came to a close, the Baltimore-based songstress released the sweet “Lovebug” that had us all bitten by love. Recently opening up for Majid Jordan, Beya sat down with…

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