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Is Willow Smith’s New Haircut Over The Top?
We love little Willow Smith because she's bold, confident and the star child of Will and Jada. And while we appreciate her zany sense of…
Keke Palmer Addresses Suicide Via Twitter
The news of Don Cornelius' apparent suicide came as a shock, and so did that of 17-year-old Ashley Duncan. Keke Palmer used her Twitter…
Watch This: ‘Love & Hip-Hop Reality Check’ Teaser
Airing Monday, February 6, the ladies of Love & Hip-Hop will return for a hard reality check. Unlike the traditional reunion shows, this special will…
LeToya Luckett Debuts ‘Life, Love And Music’ Webseries
Southern belle LeToya Luckett has had a rocky solo journey in her music career, but her core fans still adore her hustle. Allowing…
Celebrity Hairstylist Nadia Vassell Shares Tips on Becoming a Naturalista
The celebrity hairstylist and weave guru Nadia Vassell (who admittedly swears by Mizani products) has worked her magic on the tresses of actress Tika Sumpter…
Is Your Man Catering to Your Insecurities?
Tyrese's Open Invitation will be Reloaded on V-Day. And to build anticipation, the singer-actor's released the teaser "Nothing On You," a snippet of a Valentine'…
Chris Brown Named GQ’s Worst Dressed Man
Even if it's the UK version of the glorified men's glossy, the publication is not too cool with Chris Brown's sartorial ways. The singer ha…
Leading Lady: Michelle Obama Covers ‘More’ Magazine
Our favorite FLOTUS Michelle Obama takes on the cover of More magazine, smile, crimson top and all. Outside of sporting a comfortable, springtime appropriate…
New Video: David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj ‘Turn Me On’
Can Nicki Minaj turn it around with this David Guetta-produced international smash "Turn Me On"? Since her "Stupid Hoe" visuals proved to be a…
Ava DuVernay, First Black Woman to Win Best Director at Sundance
We spotted Middle of Nowhere a few weeks ago and are pleased to hear that director Ava DuVernay is the first Black woman to wi…
Teyana Taylor Channels Michael Jackson in ‘Make Your Move’
Former Star Trak/Interscope signee Teyana Taylor has found her own direction in the music biz. We were first introduced to the choreographer-dancer-singer during her My…
Personal Notes: Knowing When To Care From Afar
Remember that positive, yet torturous saying: The worst way to miss someone is to have them sitting right next to you, knowing you can never…
Azealia Banks Performs for Karl Lagerfeld, Receives iPad + Sweater
Karl Lagerfeld, the man responsible for Chanel and Fendi, seems to have crossed paths with Harlem's own Azealia Banks. The Universal signee performed her…
Paula Patton, Kerry Washington To Be Honored at Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon
Five women will be honored at Essence magazine's 5th Annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon this year. Taking place on February 23, Paula Patton (Shining…
Tichina Arnold Talks Personal Style + Creativity
The Roc Style series is back! This time, with hilarious actress Tichina Arnold. Now, the award-winning thespian has been introduced to us through Martin,…
Jean Paul Gaultier Creates Amy Winehouse-Inspired Runway Show
The Back To Black vocalist left a legacy behind that she may not have noticed while alive. Amy Winehouse's style and music proves so 60s-drive…
Style Icon Bevy Smith Hosts Sundance Dinner Party
Over the weekend, Bevy Smith, in conjunction with The Blackhouse Foundation, gathered some big names in one room to support Black filmmakers and cinema. Alongside…
New Video: Kelly Rowland ‘Keep It Between Us’
In her latest video, "Keep It Between Us," Kelly Rowland softens up her motivation and heads to Paris for some intimate moment with Lance Gross.
Celebrity Trainer Jeanette Jenkins Shares Advice for Post-Baby Beyoncé
Our go-to fitness guru Jeanette Jenkins tell MTV just what she prescribes for new mommy Beyoncé's fitness program. She reportedly ate well during…
Michelle Obama Wears Barbara Tfank, Alexis Bittar for State of the Union Address
The Commander in Chic was at it again last night! FLOTUS Michelle Obama donned a sapphire blue Barbara Tfank taffeta dress from designer's spring…
White House Honors HBCUs ‘Champions Of Change’
A great day for us all.
NYPD Commissioner Holds Cops Responsible For The…
Bill Bratton holds law enforcement responsible for the "worst parts of black history."…
Three New York City Residents Arrested On Plot To Aid…
Three Brooklyn residents were apprehended by the FBI late Tuesday night (Feb. 24), with intent on aiding ISIS, ABC News reports. The suspects identified…
Police Arrest Man Involved In Stabbing Of Nicki…
Reports have surfaced that a man has been arrested for the double stabbing of two of Nicki Minaj's team members. According to USA…
Kanye Says He’s The Most Persecuted Living Celebrity, But…
March 2, 2015
Kanye West gave a guest lecture at Oxford University and said he's one of the most persecuted living celebrities, but also one of the most successful.
The Borrowers: 9 Hood Trends That Went 'Chic'
John Legend Won't Hold His Tongue About America's Race & Power Problem
VIBE Race Project: The Unsung Black Women Of Police Brutality
Charlamagne Tha God & Andrew Schulz Talk Issues Of Race In Hip-Hop