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The 18-Year-Old Who Designed Her Prom Dress, Is Now Designing For Celebs!

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Her hashtag #KyeBreakTheInternet helped this prom dress go viral! Kyemah Mcentyre made her dreams come true after showcasing her custom made prom grown on IG. Soon after it caught the eye of thousands, Power’s own Naturi Naughton wanted one for herself, and was later seen modeling a dress by Mcentyre at the BET Awards. Naughton […]

Misty Copeland Named The First Black Women To Be Named Principal Of American Ballet Theater

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Black Girls Rock! This ballerina is easily making history – landing the cover of Time magazine, being recognized in 60 minutes, and starring in ballet’s biggest roles across the nation. Misty Copeland, 32, has been a soloist with the American Ballet Theater since 2007, and she now makes the first African-American principal ballerina in the company’s 75-year […]

Karrueche Tells Chris Brown To Man Up on Instagram. He Wasn’t Happy

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If you’re not caught up on all of the Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran, you’re clearly living under a rock Things heated up this past weekend between the celebrity couple as they continue to address their relationship issues through social media. Soon after the two got into an altercation after a Hollywood nightclub, Karrueche did […]

Faith Evans and Keke Wyatt Connect For New Video “Make Love”


R&B legends Faith Evans and Keke Wyatt bring sexy all the way back with the new visual for “Make Love.” The record off of Evan’s last album Incomparable is strictly grown and sexy. The R&B divas make no mistake in delivering quality vocals over these lusty lyrics. Watch the full video above and be sure […]

Ashley Graham Says This Is Why We Should Ditch The Term “Plus Size” Model


Model and Body Activist, Ashley Graham, does not refer to herself as “Plus Size”; instead she calls it “My Size.” During her TEDx Talk, Graham discusses the struggles she’s faced in the cut-throat fashion industry as a plus size model. The model explains how she found peace in an industry that defines perfection from the […]

Willow Smith Poses For Marc Jacobs And Absolutely Slays!

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Willow is all grown up! The American label, Marc Jacobs, revealed via Instagram that singer/actress, Willow Smith, is the new face of the Fall/Spring collection. In the first ad image, which accompanied the announcement, Will and Jada Smith’s 14-year-old daughter is dressed up like a steampunk princess in a black lace dress with sheer panels […]

Meek Mill Releases Hot New Record “Check” – Listen Here!


Leave it to Meek Mill to bring the heat every time. Following the hit records “Monster”, the tribute to Chinx with “I Miss My Dawgs”, he returns for the new summer track “Check”. “Check” was premiered by Funk Flex tonight and social media lit up as soon as it dropped. Produced by none other than […]

New Line of Dolls With Disabilities Will Change the Way Your Kids Play Forever!


Imperfection is beauty, and this new line of dolls is proving the statement to be true! Times have changed since stick figure, blonde hair, blue eyed barbies were the only option for little girls to play with. The british doll company Makies has released the 3-D customizable doll. Kids can chose size, color, hair texture, […]

“Long Live Chinx” Mixtape Includes The #1 Cokeboy’s Greatest Hits!


In loving memory of the late Lionel “Chinx Drugs” Pickens a mixtape compiled with all of the rapper’s hit records just dropped. Long Live Chinx was produced by Riot Squad’s own DJ Amazin, and Phil Ferrari. The mix contains his greatest hits and includes tracks from Cocaine Riot 1 and on! Undoubtedly, this is an […]

Here’s Your First Look At Rihanna’s Dior Campaign

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How can one person manage to deliver so much fierce in one shoot? Conquering the fashion industry one day at a time, Rihanna is the newest face for Dior, and the images are incredible. The ads from the “Secret Garden” campaign are not only striking, but makes RiRi the first ever Black woman to represent […]