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After celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic , Nas will help Essence commemorate its double-decade birthday as headliner at the music festival's…
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The "My Black Is Beautiful" campaign is going on a nationwide search for six women who will be the ambassadors for the empowering…
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