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Educated Flow: Rappers You Didn’t Know Had College Degrees

Forget street cred, how about them college creds? Although some of hip hop's most hardcore, drugging and trapping rappers boast of the street…


#Blacklivesmatter is the 2014 Word of The Year

#Blacklivesmatter : an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise. The key…


Vixen Vent: Black Women On TV Reality Vs. Scripted

Let's get straight to it; no introductory paragraph, no sugar coating my beliefs and  no sweet talking the issue. Why are black women'…


Vixen Chat: Jazmine Sullivan Talks New Album ‘Reality Show’ and Her Return to Music

It's a rainy Monday (Jan. 12) afternoon in New York City, but a feeling of joy is in the air at Platinum Recording…


Common and John Legend Release ‘Glory’ Video

It was only right that after their huge Best Original Song win at the 2015 Golden Globes, we get the visuals behind the leading song…


Check Out the Official Track Listing for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

From the trailers to The Weeknd's "Earned It" that blew us away, 2015 kicks off with the official track listing for Fifty Shades of Grey. Dropping…


Dawn Richard Adds ‘Castles’ to Blackheart

Danity Kane is now a thing of the past, but Dawn is out to prove she's here to stay. Gearing up for the…


9 Fashion Staples You Need Inspired By Cookie Lyon From ‘Empire’

Taraji P. Henson is slaying our TV screens in her latest role as Cookie Lyon on the new series, Empire. Cookie's personality comes through…


Kendrick Lamar, Run The Jewels, And More To Headline The 2015 Bonnaroo Festival

Musical festival season this year is going to be so lit!