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Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge Debut NxWorries’ ‘Paid in Full’ Inspired Visual for “Scared Money”

After announcing an upcoming Yes Lawd! remix album, NxWorries (known separately as Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge), have released a visual for “Scared Money.” Lifted from the duo’s debut project, the visual is laced with iconic reenactments inspired by Paid In Full. We see .Paak take on the character of Ace as he reminds us all that “scared money don’t make none.”  The visual…

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British Vogue Names Edward Enninful New Editor-in-Chief

Leaving his position as Fashion and Creative Director at W Magazine, Ghana-born fashion maven Edward Enninful has just been named British Vogue’s new editor. Beginning his career in fashion as a model, Enninful later became a Contributing Editor at both American and Italian Vogue (among many other publications). Having paid his dues and made efforts to successfully…

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Audio: Braxton Cook, “You’re the One”

Braxton Cook’s upcoming album Somewhere In Between is headed our way, but before its release, the Julliard gem has blessed us with a jazz-infused single titled “You’re the One.” On the single Cook croons about a love like no other. A bit different from what we have heard previously from the budding talent, “You’re the One” proves that Cook is…

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Watch Beyoncé Celebrate 9 Years of Black Love in New “Die With You” Visual

It has been 15 years since the undebatable classic that is “03 Bonnie & Clyde” was released. It was then that we all witnessed a connection transformed into friendship which would later become love. After putting a ring on it in 2008, the Carters are still going strong as they celebrate 9 years of marriage today.…

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Nancy Abu-Bonsrah To Be Johns Hopkins’ First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident

After moving to the U.S. from Ghana with her parents at the age of 15, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah can now add pioneer to her resumé. Abu-Bonsrah will be the first Black female neurosurgery resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Truly a woman of many firsts, Abu-Bonsrah will also the be first in her family to become a physician. “I…

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Missy Elliott, Frank Ocean, Björk, & Nine Inch Nails Set to Headline FYF Fest 2017

FYF Fest returns to Los Angeles from July 21 through July 23 with a new all-star lineup. Adding an extra day to the mix, the three-day festival will feature performances from Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean and Nine Inch Nails. Along with its incredible headlining acts, the summertime jam session in Exposition Park will also include a slew…

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Chloe x Halle Debut ‘The Two Of Us’ Project

Proving again that they are truly two of today’s most promising young artists, sister duo Chloe x Halle return to release a brand new project titled The Two of Us.  At just a little over 25 minutes, the tape, which isn’t an album or even a mixtape, is infused with the pairs dreamlike vocals, a combination…

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ICYMI: Rachel Foxx Debuts A Dizzying New Visual For “To You”

Bourgeoning London songstress Rachel Foxx is delivering all of the feels with her debut visual for “To You,” lifted from her sophomore Blue Moon EP. Premiering via Pigeons & Planes, the Chris Chance-directed visual is at first glance black & white but as the track thickens, we see a beautiful transformation of a story through…

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Watch Netflix’s Electrifying Trailer For ‘The Get Down’ Pt. II

Ahead of it’s highly anticipated release date of April 7th, 2017, Netflix has released a thrilling new trailer for what will be Part II of it’s hit series, The Get Down. Last season introduced viewers to an all-star cast and to what life, music and love created uptown in the Bronx during the lively times…

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Watch 6lack’s Sensual New Visual for “Free”

Atlanta gem, 6LACK, is back with a sensual yet suspenseful new visual to accompany “Free” from his debut LP Free 6lack, which dropped last November. In the video, 6LACK almost falls victim to desire as he’s caught in his co-stars web of love. Eventually, the burgeoning crooner is forced to make an escape and thus feels “freer than [he’s] ever been.” Currently, 6LACK is…

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Watch Rihanna’s Heartwarming Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award Acceptance Speech

“At 17 I started my career here in America, and by the age 18 I started my first charity foundation” shared Barbados born musical artist and philanthropist Rihanna, giddy with excitement as she accepted the Harvard Foundation‘s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Award for Intercultural and Race Relations yesterday. Wearing an absolutely stunning off-the-shoulder Monse dress and…

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Audio: Gucci Mane, “Make Love” Feat. Nicki Minaj

After 7 years, the East Atlanta Santa and Queen of Queens, New York are back with a new record titled “Make Love.” Gucci Mane and Nicki Minaj reunite for the first single from his upcoming Droptop Wop project he hinted at earlier this year. Boasting that the single is “the hardest song of the year” via Twitter, Gucci raps “Now…

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