Saturday Soundtrack: 8 Of Lauryn Hill’s Best Live Performances


On April 15, 2016 Hip Hop icon Lauryn Hill headlined the first-ever Diaspora Calling! Music Festival concert held at the historic King’s Theater in Brooklyn, NY. The sold-out show, which was streamed live on Tidal, also featured opening performances from several African artists and was preceded by the presentation of an exquisite art gallery curated in part […]

Saturday Soundtrack: The Best Of American Idol Starlet La’Porsha Renae


Last week, the world said goodbye to the long-running reality singing competition that was American Idol. Over the past 15 years, Idol launched the careers of some of the most talented artists of their generation and on Thursday night, the show went out with quite the bang. In addition to a reunion of all the […]

Miss-Understood: Why #BlackGirlsRock Is The Award Show The World Needs To Watch


This past weekend, a plethora of African-American women from various backgrounds, professions, and age groups gathered at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for the 10th Annual “Black Girls Rock” celebration. As you might expect when bringing together such an array of strong, beautiful women for a positive, uplifting gathering celebrating their excellence, the […]

Terrence J To Host New Dating Series “Coupled” Premiering This Spring On Fox


If there’s an African-American male in the entertainment industry who is carving out a career path that’s as inspiring as it is successful, it’s Terrence Jenkins. Following his departure from his first industry gig as the host of BET’s 106 & Park in 2012, Terrence has continued to expand his career portfolio with a handful of […]

Miss-Understood: Are You Fueling The Fire Between Your Feuding Friends?


On last night’s Love & Hip Hop New York Season 6 reunion show, Remy Ma found herself once again at the center of a season-long feud between her good friend Rashidah Ali and her fairly-new friend Yandy Smith.  Once all the back and forth came to an end, Rah Ali ultimately concluded (with help from Reunion Show host […]

Miss-Understood: Shaming One Type Of Woman To Uplift Another Is Not A Nod To Feminism, It’s Just Weak


Julie Klausner ridicules Zendaya’s naturally thin frame and labels her as a celebrity who “perpetuates dangerous beauty standards” for young girls, but insists she’s only trying to promote the celebration of healthy body images for women.  Beyonce says giving birth to her daughter was her most proud accomplishment and faces a slew of backlash from “feminists,” […]

‘Underground’ Stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell & Alano Miller Speak On How The Bravery Of Our Ancestors Is Needed To Overcome Today’s Racism


Earlier this week, we had the opportunity to sit with two stars, along with the creators, of the groundbreaking new television series “Underground” during a private screening of the first episode held at Harlem’s historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Underground is set in the 1800s and tells the story of a group […]

Miss-Understood: If You Rooted For Maria Sharapova, Fight For Serena Williams Too


Yesterday, women’s tennis star Maria Sharapova shocked the sports world by admitting to using the performance-enhancing drug meldonium for the last 10 years of her career after it was revealed that she failed a drug test administered just before this year’s Australian Open. In light of the news, several huge companies including Nike and Volkswagon […]

Ladies First: Celebrating Women’s History Month


March is Women’s History Month and this year, HERSource will be putting several initiatives in place to highlight, honor and educate on some of the many things women have to done to impact our country’s legacy across multiple industries including  music, education, technology, film and television, science and business. Women’s History Month in its earliest stages […]

Saturday Soundtrack: The Latest From Tweet, Eryn Allen Kane, Kreesha Turner, SWV & More


The HERSource: Saturday Soundtrack is finally here! Every Saturday, we’re bringing you a weekly round up of the latest or newest music from rising and established female artists that may have flown under your radar. This week, we’re highlighting releases from Tweet, Eryn Allen Kane, SWV, Rihanna and Tiffany Evans. We’re also hitting rewind on […]