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Vixen Chat: Basketball Wives: LA’s Brandi Maxiell Dishes on Meeting Her Husband and Beating Cancer

Basketball Wives LA is our dra-ratchet guilty pleasure and back for a third season with a new cast and juicier story lines.  Dramatics aside, Brandi Maxiell--wife of Orlando Magic’…

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A Neo-Soul Education: Baduzism 101

In honor of Erykah Badu's 43rd birthday, we present to you an introductory crash course on the "On & On" songstress. Learn all there is to…

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Vixen Chat: Being Mary Jane’s Latarsha Rose Talks Working with Gabrielle Union and Tackling Mental Illness

If you're an avid watcher of BET’s original series, Being Mary Jane, you are probably familiar with Mary Jane’s BFF Dr. Lisa, played Latarsha Rose.

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Drake and Rihanna Get Close (Again) in Paris [Photos]

Are Aub-Rih back together? Last night, during Drake’s "Would You Like a Tour" concert in Paris, Rihanna joined Drizzy on stage to perform her stripper anthem…

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Viola Davis to Star in New ABC Pilot

Viola Davis continues the trend of big screen movie  stars taking on the small screen as she's slated to star in a new ABC TV pilot.

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Rihanna to Produce Concept Album for Animated Film

Rihanna  is taking her work behind the scenes as she's set to  produce a concept album based on a DreamWorks  film.

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11 of the Most Slandered Celebrities

When you're famous,  the public either loves or hates you.  Some celebrities can't seem to catch a break whether it’s getting dragged on social media…

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Thirsty Tuesday: Shirtless Selfies

  Today is Tuesday and the thirst is real. Every now and then (or every chance they get) celebs strip down to their skivvies and sna…

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Iggy Azalea Reveals Album Cover, Tour Dates

  Looks like Iggy Azalea is claiming April as her own. The sexy singer is set to drop her solo debut album The New Classic…

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The 2014 BET Honors Highlights

In case you missed it, the 2014 BET Honors aired last night (Feb 24). The awards were hosted by funny man Wayne Brady and the affair…

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How Gabrielle Union Overcame Rape

Yesterday (Feb 24), Gabrielle Union opened up to the ladies of The View about moving past being raped at gunpoint at 19 years old as well…

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Tamron Hall Joins the Today Show

There’s a new addition to the Today Show family. MSNBC’s Tamron Hall was just announced as co-host of Today’s Take, the 9 o'clock  hour of…

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Throwback Thursday: Token Black Girls of TV

Growing up in the 90's and early 00’s made us all avid TV watchers. Whether it was Nickelodeon or ABC’s "TGIF" lineup, the amount of…

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Black History Month Spotlight: Rosalind Brewer

Rosalind Brewer is the CEO of Sam's Club, the $56.4 billion in 2012 revenue division of Wal-Mart. While Wal-Mart shoppers hunt for low down prices,…

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Downgrading for Love: New Study Shows That Women Are ‘Marrying Down’

  Would you downgrade for love?  A new study shows an increasing amount of women are now tying the knot with men who are not…

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Rihanna Celebrates Birthday in Aspen [Photos]

Happy birthday, Rihanna! This week, our favorite fashionista renamed February “Febrih,” and kicked off her 26th year by renting a decked out cabin i…

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Feud to Feature Wish List: 13 Beefs Turned Collaborations

Beefs are bound to happen in the music industry; some are short lived while others go on forever. Although these beefs are entertaining,…

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Outkast to Headline Drake’s 5th Annual OVO Fest

Start making your summer travel arrangements for Toronto! Yesterday (February 18), Drake announced the exciting lineup for his 5th annual OVO Festival, which will be…

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How Many Racial Slurs Are Used on Twitter?

  How many derogatory, downright obscene and “ratchet” terms do you use on Twitter each day?  According to a recent study by United Kingdom’s Think…

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Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith School Us on Hip Hop Dancing [Video]

In case you live under a rock, the legendary Jay Leno passed his late night torch to Jimmy Fallon and last night, the comedian/actor made…