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[Watch] This Tap Tribute to Prince is Perfection

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Critically acclaimed tap dancer and choreographer Chloé Arnold, who was discovered at an early age by legendary choreographer Debbie Allen, recently created Syncopated Ladies, a female tap dance band based out of Los Angeles, CA. Watch as they completely body this tribute to Prince with their tap dance rendition of “When Doves Cry.”

Victoria Beckham Has A Secret Rap Album?

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It’s quite hard to imagine fashion mogul and muse Victoria Beckham a.k.a Posh Spice as a British rapper, but once upon a time it happened. Back in 2003 Beckham spent some time in a recording studio with good friend and Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash making a “radio-geared, Hip Hop infused” pop album called Come Together, […]

Popular Nigerian Doll Collection ‘Queens Of Africa’ Is Coming To America

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“Queens Of Africa,” a well-known, Nigerian-made doll collection, is making its debut in the United States just in time for the summer. The collection was created in 2007 by Taofick Okoya, a Nigerian entrepreneur seeking to celebrate African and Black beauty with the motto, “Empowering the African girl child.” The collection features dolls with varied skin […]

On The Rise: Oakland Rap Queen Kamaiyah Releases “How You Want It”

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West Coast rap queen Kamaiyah has the streets of Oakland buzzin’ off her smash hit “How Does It Feel.” After releasing her debut project, A Good Night In The Ghetto, the 24-year-old fearless soul is carving out her own lane, inspired by “’90s feminist futurists” like Missy Elliot, TLC and Aaliyah, who made being a tomboy “cool and confident.” This […]

Kehlani Delivers A Powerful Speech About Mental Illness [video]

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After being hospitalized for attempting suicide earlier this year, R&B singer Kehlani is recovering and progressing well as she’s back to touring and proving she’s in high spirits. During a recent stop on her tour, following the release of a powerful song about mental illness called “24/7,” Kehlani spoke to fans directly, addressing mental illness and how to prevent […]

[Video] Beyoncé Covers Prince’s “The Beautiful Ones” In Dallas

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Since the untimely and heartbreaking death of musical genius and icon Prince, tributes by musicians and fans have poured in over the weeks honoring “The Purple One.” During the opening of her “Formation World Tour”, Beyoncé paid tribute to Prince in Miami with a singalong to “Purple Rain” and the Vanity 6 classic “Nasty Girl” […]

25 Rap Verses To Celebrate Mom This Mother’s Day

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It’s no secret that rappers love their mothers. Over the years some of our favorite artists have dedicated their most personal and touching songs to honor the leading ladies of their lives. From DMX to Kanye West, rappers have let down their guards and put aside their alter egos to express how much they care. […]

Five Heartwarming Moments When Rappers Showed Love For Their Mothers

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For most, the pinnacle of success is having the ability to repay our parents for all of their sacrifices. Time and time again we hear musicians and athletes state that their ultimate goal is to buy their mother’s a house or retire their parents at an early age. Let’s take a look at how these megastars showed […]

[Video] PJ Reveals Her Alter Ego In “Gangster”

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Earlier last month, Atlantic Records R&B singer and songwriter PJ released “Gangster,“ the debut single from her forthcoming EP Rare (available June 10). In “Gangster,” PJ shares a reflection of her inner thoughts as to what it’s like for her kind-hearted, positive spirit to get fed up and become the “gangster girl” she’s been suppressing. […]

Dutch Rebelle Shows Us How To “Mix It Up”

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Boston’s braveheart Dutch Rebelle has been continuously blessing us with banger after banger since the release of her Kiss Kiss EP last September. Her latest single “Mix It Up,” produced by Leo S.I.N.S, is just another example of why Dutch is up next for women in Hip Hop. Since her debut in 2012, Dutch has been […]

Mila J Brings Confidence In New Buzz Single “TBH”

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Mila J has dropped a new banger with “TBH,” her first single since the release of “Me & You” back in February. The song begins with seductive Middle Eastern samples, giving you vibes reminiscent of Truth Hurts‘ 2002 smash hit, “Addictive.” Mila confidently sings and raps about her body’s intuition and desires throughout the track, letting her […]

Oprah Winfrey’s Megachurch Series ‘Greenleaf’ Takes Faith To Another Level

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God, faith, religious corruption, infidelity, homosexuality, drug abuse, pedophilia and hidden secrets will all be revealed in the Oprah Winfrey Network megachurch drama series, Greenleaf. The series centers on Grace Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge), prodigal daughter of Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David), leader of Greenleaf World ministries in Memphis, and his regal and cunning wife Lady Mae (Lynn Whitfield). […]

World Wide Woman: Laura Mvula Debuts Fiery Anthem Empowering Women

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  British soul singer Laura Mvula announced her sophomore debut album, The Dreaming Room, by releasing a fiery, uptempo anthem to empower women. Described as a “1970’s-style gospel funk number,” “Phenomenal Woman” is an inspiring, dance-worthy message, giving women a sense of freedom and pride. “She battled trials and every kind of tribulation/ She reveled […]

Texas Road Officially Renamed In Honor Of Sandra Bland

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Last week [Friday, April 15] a ceremony was held in honor of the late Sandra Bland, marking the official name change of a road in Prairie View, Texas to Sandra Bland Parkway. In July, Bland was stopped and apprehended by officer Brian Encinia for an improper lane change while in town to accept a job […]

Erykah Badu Speaks On Aspirations To Open Her Own School

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Earlier this week a video of Erykah Badu‘s surprise visit and impromptu performance for students from The Future Project at Malcolm X High School in Newark, NJ swept the internet. Screams of excitement filled the cafeteria as Badu climbed on top of tables, serenading students with her 1997 classic “On & On” while eating their […]

On The Rise: Ivy Sole Bares It All On Her Debut EP, ‘EDEN’

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  “Word around town is real rap is on the way.” Twenty-two year old Ivy Sole sends her warning shot to Hip Hop on her debut EP, EDEN. Balancing duality as a singer and rapper, Sole bares it all over indie beats and soulful samples, covering the Alicia Keys classic, “You Don’t Know My Name.” […]

Kehlani’s Coming To A Music Festival Near You

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And we’re happy she’s back! After a heartbreaking and tragic public incident between Atlantic recording artist Kehlani, NBA star Kyrie Irving and OVO singer/songwriter Party Next Door, the “Down For You” singer took some much needed time to recover following a suicide attempt last month. The Grammy nominated songstress took to Instagram to let her […]

Puma Announces The Release of Rihanna’s Fashionable Fur Slides

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The wait is over, the wait is over! On April 11, PUMA announced the release of Rih Rih’s fashionable furry slippers which made their debut on Fader’s 100 cover. Since signing on as the brand’s global brand ambassador for women’s training and Women’s Creative Director in 2014, Rihanna has released nothing but heat, instantly selling […]

On The Rise: Singer/Songwriter PJ Channels Her Inner “Gangster”

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This may be your first time hearing about R&B singer and songwriter PJ, however the North Carolina-born, Atlanta-raised positive soul is no stranger to the game. PJ has penned hits like Chris Brown‘s “B******s & Marijuana, Meek Mill‘s “I Don’t Know” and lent her soulful, angelic voice to Lupe Fiasco on “Mazinger.” Solidified as an elite […]