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Check Out The Official Trailer for The Highly Anticipated ‘Queen Sugar’

A new trailer for the highly anticipated Queen Sugar has been released, and we can hardly wait for it’s premiere. Since we first mentioned the Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey production, the buzz surrounding the project has only grown and for great reason. It was only a matter of time before this dynamic duo paired…

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Ava DuVernay Is Bringing New Series ‘Queen Sugar’ To OWN Network

The NBA Finals are over, and by now you’ve probably finished binge watching Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. But visionary filmmaker Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey arrived right on time with a trailer for Queen Sugar to glue us back to our televisions. Based on the self-titled novel by Natalie Baszile, the upcoming series trails the Bordelon sisters…

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Video: Leaf, “Sugar Mama” Feat. Action Bronson

Young Brooklyn singer-songwriter Leaf snags Queens spitter Action Bronson for a melodic catchy jam titled “Sugar Mama.” The track takes a feminist boss-like approach, according to Leaf herself: “This is to my bitches. You are who ever you want to be. You have the right to be independent, flaunt who you are, love who you…

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Ava DuVernay to Develop TV Series Adaption of Octavia Butler’s ‘Dawn’

The only thing better than news of an Ava DuVernay-developed TV series adaption of literary legend Octavia Butler’s Dawn, is news of an Ava DuVernay-developed TV series adaption of literary legend Octavia Butler’s Dawn on Book Lovers Day. Dawn is the first book of what is arguably the best Sci-fi trilogy ever and DuVernay is…

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Ava DuVernay To Premiere New Film At NMAAHC

Queen Sugar director,  Ava DuVernay has enlisted some of Black Hollywood’s heavyweights for her latest venture. With acting from Don Cheadle, Regina King, Angela Bassett, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, Michael Ealy, Andre Holland and Glynn Turman, August 28: A Day In The Life Of A People is a 22-minute short that follows six major events…

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Chloe X Halle Dazzle On The Cover Of Paper Magazine’s 1000 Beautiful People September Issue

Dubbed “Music’s Most Promising New Act,” Chloe x Halle , among the likes of some of today’s most influential faces, graced the cover of PAPER magazine’s 1000 Beautiful People issue. After recently completing their stent as the opening act for the European stretch of Beyoncé‘s Formation World Tour, releasing their debut EP “Sugar Symphony,” and an amazing cover of…

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Chloe x Halle To Open Up For European Leg of Beyoncé’s “Formation World Tour”

The fresh faced and talented duo Chloe x Halle will be opening up for Beyoncé on the European leg of her “Formation World Tour.” Sisters and protege’s of the queen herself, the gifted pair were signed to Parkwood Entertainment record label following their viral cover of “Pretty Hurts” in 2013. “We’ll be opening up for Beyoncé…

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When Life Gives You Lemons: 5 Factors We Learned From Beyoncé’s Visual Album

After holding an affixed position in formation to an unbeknownst end for what seemed like forever, Lemonade was served to us over the past weekend. With the groundbreaking, table shaking, earth quaking HBO special, Beyoncé came out stinging. Showcasing a new attitude in a way that only she can, it is immediately evident that the…

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Interview: An Intimate Conversation Between Tweet & Kindness

It’s 1994, Rochester, New York, and Charlene Keys, Susan Weems and Rolita White are ‘Sugah’ – part of a larger collective of artists nicknamed ‘Da Bassment’ assembled by, and working under DeVante Swing of Jodeci. Jomo Hankerson, Aaliyah’s cousin: “In the process of recording One in a Million, we got a demo from Timbaland and…

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Video: Leaf, “Time (Remix)” Feat. Iamsu!

After a thorough East Coast match-up with Action Bronson, NYC-based songstress Leaf follows-up with a new visual for her “Time” remix. With direction from Lil Chris Robinson and a few bars from West Coast native, Iamsu!, the Brooklyn darling pulls off the perfect girly-sporty style, reminiscent of Cassie’s “Me and You” video. The singer is…

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