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Naomi Campbell Being Honored By ‘Essence’ During NYFW

Essence is saluting a icon during New York Fashion Week. Naomi Campbell will be honored during the magazine’s Street Style Day Party in Brooklyn, which in the past has…

Michael B. Jordan “Bothered” By Rumor That He Doesn’t Date Black Women

Michael B. Jordan remains the talk of the town with this latest news. In a cover story with Essence, the 31-year-old actor decided to address a rumor that concerns his…

Rapsody, Leikeli47 Performing At Essence’s Missy Elliott Tribute

Late last year, Essence announced that they’ll be honoring hip-hop icon Missy Elliott at the 2018 Black Women in Music ceremony during Grammy week. The publication…

Time Inc. Sells Essence To Black-Owned Independent Venture

Essence Magazine is now 100 percent black-owned. Variety reports that Time Inc. recently sold Essence Communications to a privately-owned, independent and black-owned…

Missy Elliot To Be Honored At Essence’s 2018 Black Women In Music Celebration

Missy Elliot is set to Work It early next year when she receives Essence‘s Black Women In Music honor. The iconic rapper/producer will receive the honor that Essence

Tiny Harris Confirms Divorce, Addresses T.I.’s “Distraction” Comment

After a slew of reports surfaced stating there was trouble in T.I. and Tameka “Tiny” Harris’ paradise, Harris recently sat down with Essence‘s podcast “Yes Girl” and set…

Michael Strahan Introduces Footwear & Athleisure Line To His “Collection” Brand

Michael Strahan is gearing up for the holidays with new additions to his menswear collection. Speaking with Essence this week, the 7x Pro-Bowl selection and Super Bowl…

VIBE Presents: The Ultimate Guide To Festival SZN 2016

Face it: the moment the thermostat hits 70 degrees, festival season is officially upon us. With that comes social events in wide open spaces centered around a love for…

Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey & Maxwell To Perform At 2016 Essence Music Festival

Kendrick Lamar will return to the Essence Music Festival at the Mercedez Benz Superdome in New Orleans, which takes place this year from June 30 to July 3. He was the…