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Telfar Clemmons Wins CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Prize

Brilliant non-conformist Telfar Clemmons was this year’s Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)/Vogue‘s Fashion Fund prize winner. As one of the few otherworldly creatives who can take the most peculiar ideas and make them stylish, the Liberian-American designer’s unisex line Telfar is absolutely deserving of the $400,000 USD reward. Accepting the award he said, “I…

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Jhené Aiko Announces ‘Trip’ Tour Dates with Willow Smith, St. Beauty, Kitty Cash and More

Jhené Aiko‘s psychedelic Trip is going on tour! Announced from her Twitter account just this afternoon, the ethereal songstress is teaming up with Willow Smith to hit 15 cities all over the United States. Once those shows conclude, Aiko will take a few days off to finish things out with a solo performance in Honolulu on Dec. 27th. “Trip (The Tour)” will also…

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Mashonda Tifrere’s ArtLeadHER and Pen + Brush Present: King Woman

Mashonda Tifrere‘s swanky ArtLeadHER is collaborating with the unique NYC Pen + Brush gallery for an uplifting exhibition. ‘King Woman‘ will “pair underexposed female artists with their established contemporaries in an effort to support the less recognized artists within a community of like-minded women who share the ultimate goal of effecting real change in the…

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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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