Stacy-Ann Ellis

Stacy-Ann edits and crafts many sentences for VIBE. She takes pictures, too. She hates when people disrespect her first name by adding an unnecessary "e." She is also emotional. No, seriously.

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Politics

U.S. Women Are Advancing In Politics At A Pleasantly Alarming Rate

Women in politics are making serious moves.

Entertainment

Clap For Her: Queen Latifah Next Up For Marian Anderson Award

Queen Latifah will receive the philanthropy-centered Marian Anderson Award.

Music News

Janet Jackson To Be Honored At Black Girls Rock

Jackson will be receiving the Rock Star Award.

Opinion

Aretha Franklin’s Legacy Deserved More Respect At The MTV VMAs

Honor Aretha Franklin correctly, or not at all.

Movies & TV

‘Black Panther’ Is Finally Coming To Netflix

The box office hit is making its way to Netflix, so prepare your passwords.

Music News

Ari Lennox Is No Longer Happy Making Music: “My Heart Is So Tired”

Dreamville singer Ari Lennox has voiced her desire to retire from music due to lack of joy.

Features

What Lauryn Hill’s Iconic ‘Miseducation’ Album Means To Black Women

Black women reflect on the emotional impact of Ms. Lauryn Hill’s most crucial body of work.

Movies & TV

A New Documentary On Rihanna’s Life Is Coming Sooner Than We Think

The countdown has reportedly begun for a documentary on Rihanna's life.

Movies & TV

Boots Riley Has Thoughts On Fellow Director Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Let's just say Boots Riley has a laundry list of critiques for Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman.'

Music News

RIP Queen Of Soul: Watch Aretha Franklin’s Final Performance

Before her official announcement of retirement, Aretha Franklin blessed the stage for the last time in her native city, Detroit.

Entertainment

With Her New Foundation, Taraji P. Henson Wants To Change The Stigma Of Black Mental Health

Taraji P. Henson is moving the needle on mental health in the black community.

Music News

Robert Glasper Says Lauryn Hill “Stole All [His] Friends’ Music”

Robert Glasper has particularly strong thoughts on the legacy of Lauryn Hill.

New Releases

Ro James Offers A Taste Of His New Album With “Excuse Me”

"Excuse Me," a breezier, poppier version of James' brand of lust music, is the lead single from his forthcoming sophomore album.

Features

Take Five: Icelandic Rapstress Alvia Shares Trap Inspirations And Festival Memories

Rapper Alvia opens up what it means to be a woman in Iceland's hip-hop scene.

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