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Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige Headlining Essence Fest 2018
*buys ticket to NOLA*
Black Boys Become The Focus Of Verizon’s New Outreach Program
Verizon is using their energy and resources on enriching the lives of black boys across the country.
Apple Music Gave Some Of R&B’s Fastest Risers Their Own Essence Fest Spotlight
Outside of Essence Festival's flagship empowerment and Superdome events, there were offsite options to take in blossoming musical acts.
Getty Images/Erykah Badu Performs At Essence Fest
Essence Festival To Expand To South Africa In 2016
The Essence Festival is going global with its first stop in Durban, South Africa.
Times A Changin’: Luke James And Goapele On The Effects Of A Fast-Paced Music Industry
Soul singers Luke James and Goapele discuss the evolving music industry and how it positively and negatively affects the art, artist and fans.
Ava DuVernay Talks Love For Bree Newsome, Black Twitter And New Hurricane Katrina Film
"The physical action of seeing that sister climb that pole and dismantle the symbol. It was incredible."
Lil’ Mo Shades Prince on Instagram
Via VIBE: Lil’ Mo was a bit exasperated with Prince’s level of fame on Friday night (July 4) at the Essence…
Nas To Headline Essence Festival 2014 Kickoff
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…
‘My Black Is Beautiful’ Campaign in Search of An Ambassador
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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CDC Employee Mysteriously Disappears After Leaving…
Timothy Cunningham vanished without a trace.
Family Of Florida Man Killed In Execution-Style…
Dominic "DJ" Broadus was shot in the back of the head three times.
‘Bad Feminist’ Author Roxane Gay Noted The Celebrity…
"I think the Florida kids are f**king awesome, but so are the kids in Ferguson and Baltimore and Chicago and more."
NYU Apologizes For “Racially Insensitive” Black…
A university dining hall served up ribs, collard greens, and watermelon-flavored water.
Stalley Finds Solace In The Woods In His “Holy Quran” Video
February 23, 2018 - 3:49 pm
Stalley drops the first video off his new project
ell The Truth Shame The Devil Vol. 2
Tell The Truth Shame The Devil Vol. 2
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Interview: Comedian Jermaine Fowler Brings Universal Humor And Charm In 'Superior Donuts'
Interview: SZA, Khalid & Aminé Rank Their Favorite Halloween Films
Diggin' In The Crates: The 17 Best Samples Used In 2017 So Far