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St. Beauty Announce ‘Running to the Sun’ with New Single “Not Discuss It”

Having been down with St. Beauty since before their appearance on Wondaland’s Eephus EP, we are really pleased to learn that the ladies’ debut album is now available for preorder. Running to the Sun contains ten feature-less tracks, one of which is the previously released “Borders.” By preordering, you get an immediate download of the…

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Issa Rae & HBO to Develop New Shows with Young, Black and Queer Characters

The Issa Rae empire continues to grow as she does everything but back down from her trailblazing HBO takeover. The premium cable network has picked up not one, but two new series where the TV producer and actress will make way for multidimensional African-American characters; Sweet Life – a Windsor Hills-set drama looking at the lives of affluent black…

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Issa Rae’s Next Project for HBO is a Drama Series Set in 1990s Los Angeles

As part of her development deal with HBO (with a third season of her beloved Insecure comedy in the works), Issa Rae is preparing for her next project for the premium cable network. According to reports, the Golden Globe nominee has teamed up with The Turner House author Angela Flournoy to deliever a dramatic, ’90s-set series focusing on an African-American family…

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Issa Rae Continues To Glow In The New COVERGIRL Short Film

Since 1997, CoverGirl has been known worldwide by their iconic catchphrase, “Easy, breezy, beautiful, CoverGirl.” But now, as part of a major rebranding strategy, the cosmetic brand is proclaiming a new and unapologetic tagline “I Am What I Make Up.” CoverGirl’s Senior Vice President Ukonwa Ojo says the brand has always been known for inclusion…

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ICYMI: Jazmine Sullivan and Bryson Tiller Share HBO-inspired “Insecure” Visual

For those of us who, like myself, are having withdrawals from the painfully relatable stories told on HBO’s Insecure, a new video has dropped to grant us our fix. Jazmine Sullivan and Bryson Tiller collaborated on the track “Insecure” back in August, which serves as the leading song to the season two soundtrack. From scenes shot…

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The ‘Insecure’ Season 2 Soundtrack Includes New Music from SZA, Jorja Smith and More

It might be fair to put HBO in the running for an Album of the Year award. The Season 2 soundtrack for the premium network’s hit comedy series Insecure includes tons of new music from some of our faves including Jorja Smith, Jazmine Sullivan and the G.O.A.T. herself, Issa. But for SZA stans, patience seems to truly…

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Audio: Kelela, “Frontline”

The Insecure Season 2 Soundtrack is premiering music from a few of our faves and the latest comes from our girl Kelela. “Frontline” is a haze smoldering number where the singer-songwriter takes her power back. With lyrics that spill a battle cry of thoughts, she explores the process of one’s own self-liberation from love’s restraints.…

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Issa Rae’s Insecure Will Be Back For a Third Season!

Issa Rae‘s Insecure has been the continuous talk of the town (aka Twitter) since the Season 2 premiere. To our delight, the dangerously relatable story of an awkward, young black woman navigating a turbulent life has found it’s way into enough hearts to earn renewal for a third season! Between the soundtrack and the sass, each episode is full of surprises…

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Audio: Jazmine Sullivan, “Insecure” Feat. Bryson Tiller

R&B/Soul’s vocal master Jazmine Sullivan is fed up with her man’s drama and she’s stepping up to call him out in the Bryson Tiller-assisted “Insecure.” Sullivan’s rapturously earth shattering voice paints the picture of a phase spent battling a lover’s lack of trust based solely on their own insecurities. Expressing frustration with her man’s smothering…

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Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ Scheduled To Return In July For Season 2

Issa Rae announced via Twitter that her hit HBO series Insecure will be premiering its second season on Sunday, July 23rd. In perfect Issa style, she toyed with our emotions as she playfully dodged the many questions that we all NEED answers to. The only answers she gave us were the announcement of the new season and…

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HBO’s ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ Starring Oprah Winfrey Will Debut this April

Last summer, we got news of HBO picking up the nonfiction bestseller written by Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne the film is slated to debut Saturday, April 22, at 8 p.m. EST. The film will chronicle the investigation behind Henrietta Lacks, an African American tobacco farmer who’s cells known as HeLa, were…

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Solange, Big Boi, Whoopi Goldberg & More Get Animated in HBO’s ‘The Animals’

Returning for its second season, HBO’s The Animals is stocked with star-studded narrations we never imagined hearing from the mouths of cartoon creatures. The guests list includes Solange, Big Boi, Usher, Big Sean, Killer Mike, Whoopi Goldberg and many more. Set in New York City, The Animals focuses on the downtrodden livelihood of pigeons, rats and roaches native to Earth’s least-habitable…

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