14 Favorite Fictional Television and Film Moms

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Actors We Swoon Over Who Are (Sadly) Taken

Recently the news broke about our beloved sexual chocolate Idris Elba being taken off the market. That's right ladies, he is no longer…


Sequels That Never Happened But We (Really) Wish They Did

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Vixen Boombox: Sparkle “Dirty Laundry” [Remix]

Maybe the grass isn't greener on the industry side. Months after R.Kelly remixed Kelly Rowland's transparent song and threw shots at…


Vixen Chat: Ruth E. Carter, The Queen of Costume Design

In the late 1980s, a theatre student and a young filmmaker collaborated for the first time, on his second film. 25 years later, (theatre student-cum-costume…


Kerry Washington, Quvenzhané Wallis and Carmen Ejogo Named W Magazine’s ‘Brightest Stars’

Kerry Washington ended the year 2012 with a slew of magazine features and keeps the momentum going in 2013, joining a fleet of…

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Salim & Mara Brock Akil Talk Houston’s Role in ‘Sparkle’

Director Salim Akil & Screenwriter Mara Brock Akil Discuss The Role of "Emma," played by the late Whitney Houston in this exclusive clip from 'Sparkle.'


Jordin Sparks Launching Second Fragrance ‘Ambition’

Sparkle actress Jordin Sparks is about to take the beauty industry by its horns once again with the launch her second scent "Ambition."


Vibe music premiere: Goapele “Tears On My Pillow” (The Hood Internet Remix)

This remix from The Hood Internet gives Goapele's "Tears On My Pillow" a fresh (ahem) sparkle. Not only did Goapele appear in the new motion…

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“Expendables 2″ Chin-Checks “The Bourne Legacy” For #1 Box Office Spot

The Planet Hollywood-led action sequel brawled to the number one spot in the box office.


Mike Epps Talks The Most Illuminating Moments of ‘Sparkle’

With 'Sparkles' lighting up screens nationwide, Mike Epps, who stars as bad boy comedian Satin, gives VIBE the most illuminating scenes of the musical drama.


Brandy Recalls Phone Call With Whitney Houston Before Naming ‘Two Eleven’ Album

As Brandy takes musical risks on her upcoming album, Two Eleven, she also keeps the memory of the project's biggest influence alive through its title.

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[Movie Review] “Sparkle”: Dreams Really Are Fate

Ben Okri, the famed post-modern novelist, once said:…
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