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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Album Reviews

On ‘Freudian,’ Daniel Caesar Baits Us Back Into Savoring The Tender Bits Of Love

Toronto singer Daniel Caesar brings the tingly sensations of love back to the forefront with his debut album, 'Freudian.'

Movies & TV

Opinion: Strong Black Friendships Eased The Sting Of Unfair Reality In ‘Crown Heights’

Strong black friendships serve as the true backbone of 'Crown Heights.'


Chance The Rapper Has His Eyes Set On Attending A Historically Black College

Lil Chano from 79th wants to really attend an HBCU, not just be an honorary member.


After Charlottesville Protests, Lecrae Helped UVA Students Who Felt Unsafe Transfer Schools

“I don’t feel like I can tear down these systems of oppression or hatred, but what I can do is liberate people who are victims…

Music News

Prepare Your Coins To Catch Kid Cudi On The Road This Fall

Kid Cudi is taking his Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin' album on the road this fall.


Jamila Woods And Chance The Rapper Use “LSD” Video As Their Chicago Love Story

A CPS student helped direct the visuals for Jamila Woods' Chicago-honoring "LSD."


Jimmy Fallon On Charlottesville: “The Fact That It Took [Trump] Two Days To Denounce White Supremacists Is Shameful”

"It's important for everyone, especially white people in this country, to speak out against this. Ignoring it is just as bad as supporting it."

Movies & TV

J. Cole Executive Produces ‘Raising Bertie’ Docuseries About Coming Of Age In Rural North Carolina

J. Cole teamed up with director Margaret Byrne for 'Raising Bertie,' a series about three rural North Carolina young men coming of age.

New Releases

R.LUM.R Has Released His ‘Afterimage’ EP To The World (Stream)

Give rising singer, songwriter and instrumentalist R.LUM.R a listen with his new EP, 'Afterimage.'


Photo Diary: All In A Day’s Work With Taylor Bennett

VIBE tagged along with rapper Taylor Bennett for a day as he made moves during Chicago's biggest music weekend.


10-Minute Fortune Teller: Xavier Omär Unwinds At His First-Ever Lollapalooza

Xavier Omar took a break from his Lollapalooza schedule to answer random questions about music and beyond.


Top Ladies In Bounce Music Hash Out Sexism, Equality, & Being A Boss

Cheeky Blakk, Ms. Tee, and more open up about what it means to be a woman making New Orleans bounce music.


Payback Is Magical And Marvelous In SZA’s Video For “Supermodel”

SZA's new video is real life black girl magic.


Is There A Chance A Building Address Went Into Consideration For JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’?

Even more uncanny coincidences pop up surrounding JAY-Z's '4:44' album.

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