Author Archives: Courtney Coleman


‘Dear White People’ Series Headed To Netflix

The much-discussed film about the Black Ivy League experience will soon be on your small screens. Netflix has officially ordered 10 half-hour episodes of a TV series version of the comedy Dear White People. Justin Simien, the film’s original director and screenwriter, will also direct the first episode and write all 10 episodes of the series. The series will follow…

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Chloe & Halle Release Their Debut EP ‘Sugar Symphony’

Looks like there’s no slowing down the sweetheart sister duo Chloe & Halle. After most recently releasing their debut single and video for “Drop” and appearing in boss Beyoncé’s Lemonade visual album, the two released their debut EP, Sugar Symphony. The gorgeous project features contributions from the likes of Hit Boy and their hit, debut single “Drop.”…

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Nate Parker Debuts The First Trailer For ‘Birth Of A Nation’

A trailer has finally debuted online for Fox Searchlight’s Birth Of A Nation, a period piece about Nat Turner’s rise and the rebellion. Nate Parker‘s passion project — he produced, directed, wrote and stars as Turner in the film — first premiered at Sundance Film Festival back in January and won the Grand Jury Prize. The trailer,…

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Jazmine Sullivan, Danielle Brooks, Chrisette Michele & GabiFresh Cover ‘EBONY’ Magazine’s ‘Body Brigade’ Issue

As always, EBONY makes a strong statement with a stunning cover. With a story penned by Tomika Anderson, the March issue stars powerhouses Jazmine Sullivan and Chrisette Michele, Orange Is The New Black star Danielle Brooks, and style blogger/swimwear designer Gabi Fresh. These five Black women are unapologetic in their image, and their confidence shines in the editorial shots, as…

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Saint Heron To Hold An Exclusive ‘Wine & Grind Dinner’ After Party

Following behind our debut Saint Heron “Wine & Grind Dinner: Los Angeles” event, we’ll be keeping the positive vibes flowing with an after party. Come jam and work off your dinner provided by Chef Alisa with deep cut sounds provided by DJ Zo. It all goes down this Sunday, February 21st at 10pm. The location will be announced…

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Chris Turner & Snarky Puppy Team Up For Some “Liquid Love”

Oakland crooner Chris Turner, joined by talents from Brooklyn-based Grammy award-winning band Snarky Puppy, recently brought new life to his single “Liquid Love.” The soulful live collaboration was recorded and filmed in New Orleans, and is featured on Snarky Puppy’s new live project, Family Dinner Volume Two. The soul singer, who also revealed that he was recently invited to contribute…

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Beyoncé Announces “The Formation World Tour” After Stunning Superbowl Performance

Literally seconds after killing the 50th Superbowl Halftime alongside Bruno Mars and headliner Coldplay, a commercial featuring Beyoncé announced the singer’s surprise “Formation World Tour.” The short black-and-white clip revealed that Bey will be hitting the road once again for a 40-date tour, beginning in April, with pre-sale starting February 9th and general tickets on sale February…

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Stream Lion Babe’s Debut Album ‘Begin’

Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman, who make up the soulful rock duo Lion Babe, were featured as two of Saint Heron’s 2015 Artists to Watch , and they have certainly made waves in the music industry over the past year. We surely wouldn’t expect anything less than short from their debut album Begin. From start to finish,…

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Saint Heron Will Bring A ‘Wine and Grind’ Dinner To L.A.

The Saint Heron team is thrilled to announce a night of ‘Wine and Grind’ that’s sure to feed your soul. The special night will be held on Sunday, February 21st at 7pm in Los Angeles. Attendees will take part in a 5 course soul food dinner from Chef Alisa of My Two Cents and beer and wine…

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Stream Rihanna’s Highly Anticipated Eighth Album ‘ANTI’

After a few minor technical difficulties, the wait is finally over — Rihanna‘s much anticipated eighth studio album, ANTI, officially made it’s way to the streaming service TIDAL Wednesday night. The album comes after today’s early morning release of her Carribean infused single “Work” featuring Drake, and has since sent the blogosphere on fire. Promotional tracks like “Bitch Better…

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Mack Wilds Takes Us To “Love In The 90z” With This Nostalgic Video

It’s obvious by now that the multi-talented actor-meets-musician Mack Wilds has a thing for the old school–his latest film, VH1’s early hip-hop drama The Breaks premiered just last week–and now he’s just released the visual for his single “Love In The 90z,” not short on ’90s Brooklyn imagery and references to Spike Lee’s classic, Do The Right Thing. Wilds…

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Audio: Brandy, “Beggin & Pleadin”

Right on the heels of the premiere of her new BET show, Zoe Ever After, longtime singer-songwriter Brandy returns musically with her fresh single “Beggin & Pleadin.” Grounded with bluesy instrumentation, the Pop & Oak-produced record brings new, contemporary energy to an old school sound, all while serving classic Brandy runs. Listen in below as Brandy…

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