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The 2018 Grammy Awards: Winners, Performances & Highlights!

 (featured image via Getty)  On Sunday, January 28th 2018, the 60th Grammy Awards took place in New York City at Madison Square Garden. Both the Grammy stage and red carpet were filled with music's hottest artists, young and seasoned. Bruno Mars and Cardi B's "Finesse" performance took us back to the nineties', politics were heavy and… Continue reading The 2018 Grammy Awards: Winners, Performances & Highlights!

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Jay-Z Christens Barclays Center With Brooklyn Love

NEW YORK-- The newly built Barclays Center is the home of the Brooklyn Nets, and Jay-Z, an investor in the team, christened the venue Friday night in uniform, sporting a Nets hat and jersey as he rapped two dozen jams onstage in front of thousands. Jay-Z performed for an excited and rowdy crowd of 18,000,… Continue reading Jay-Z Christens Barclays Center With Brooklyn Love

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Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston

After more than seven months since Whitney Houston’s untimely death, the music industry is determined to keep her legacy alive. "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston" will air on Friday, November 16th on CBS. Usher, Celine Dion and Jennifer Hudson are among the performers that will be paying homage to… Continue reading Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston

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Should Zoe Saldana Star in Nina Simone Biopic? The Dark vs. Light Skin Debate Continues

  A movie about the life of African American singer-songwriter Nina Simone is coming under fire in recent weeks. Producers for the forthcoming biopic Nina, announced this week that Zoe Saldana would play the title role. Zoe Saldana, 34, got the role after Mary J. Blige, who’s been attached to the film for years, announced… Continue reading Should Zoe Saldana Star in Nina Simone Biopic? The Dark vs. Light Skin Debate Continues

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Greg Banks… “not your average artist”

GREG BANKS A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Gregory Banks is not your average artist. In a time where mediocrity has become the norm in an ever-changing music industry, only a few singers shine as true artists. He has opened up for Multi-Platinum artist Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Mike Jones, and Jazzy Jeff; won a… Continue reading Greg Banks… “not your average artist”

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ROLE MODELS?

Four women of color who star on some of the highest rated reality shows on television graced the cover of Vibe Magazine for their latest issue.  These four women, Chrissy Lampkin of Love And Hip Hop, Evelyn Lozada of Basketball Wives, Tamar Braxton of The Braxton Family Values and Kandi Buress of The Real Housewives… Continue reading ROLE MODELS?

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EVERYDAY- Jermaine “Jay Everyday” Smith

Behind every face associated with a name is a story. For some their story proves that being triumphant is still possible even in the midst of challenges, hardships and the toughest adversities. Born in Queens, New York but raised in the East New York section of Brooklyn, was a boy who was oblivious to the… Continue reading EVERYDAY- Jermaine “Jay Everyday” Smith