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Steve McQueen Talks ‘Widows’ And The Importance Of Inclusivity

Director Steve McQueen proved in 2013 African-American actors are capable of leading films and breaking the box office. With his Academy Award-winning 12 years of Slave

Sade Releases “The Big Unknown” For The ‘Widows’ Soundtrack

  Helen Folassade Adu has serenaded fans for decades. Her velvety voice has long kept us company and helped fans the world over unwind after a long day’s work. But as of…

Viola Davis Lusts For Retribution In The Trailer For ‘Widows’

Fans of Viola Davis will see the Academy Award winning actress in a new light: as a sorrow-stricken, revenge filled widow determined to finish what her husband…

Kanye West’s “All Day/I Feel Like That” Video Will Make Its American Debut In Los Angeles

Kanye West and 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen teamed up for the rapper’s latest visuals. Previously premiered at Paris Fashion Week at the Fondation Louis…

Vixen Vent: Why Lupita Nyong’o And Her Dark Skin Matter

Hollywood’s newest ‘it’ girl makes a bold statement: Black Is the New Beautiful. On March 2, 2014, Lupita Nyong’o made history by becoming the sixth (!) thespian to win…

’12 Years a Slave’ Cleans Up at the Independent Film Awards

Last night (March 1), the stars aligned for the 2014 Independent Film Awards and it was a clean sweep for 12 Years a Slave. The compelling film nabbed five awards…

Lupita Nyong’o Spills Beauty Secrets to Essence: ‘I Use Kukui Oil’

Who knew the key to flawless skin was so easy? We know Lupita Nyong’o was obviously blessed with good genes, but the Academy Award nominee is also responsible when it…

Chiwetel Ejoifor, Steve McQueen and Barkhad Abdi Win BAFTA Awards

Yesterday (Feb. 16), 12 Years A Slave continued its winning streak at the annual BAFTA awards, also known as the British Oscars. Steve McQueen graciously accepted the…

Kanye West Connects With Steve McQueen For ‘Interview’ Magazine

Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn’t the only one with a dream. Kanye West’s own visions of success have extended far beyond the rap and hip-hop contributions he’s been…