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T.I. To Star In New Police Drama ‘Atlanta’s Most Wanted’

Roy Rochlin via Getty ImagesT.I. will star and executive produce new Fox drama “Atlanta’s Most Wanted.” T.I. is teaming up with Fox for the new cop drama “Atlanta’s Most Wanted.” The rapper will star in the show as Marcus Armstrong, the son of an infamous criminal kingpin, Variety reported. Armstrong is recruited to be on a…

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Book Review: Secrets of a Jewel

Usually “socialites” have little to no talent, other than being connected to a famous BFF. (Think: any Kardashian sister.) However, don’t lump Juliet “Juju” C. in that category though. The Love & Hip Hop cast member and fiance of Harlem rapper, Killa Cam, recently released her first book entitled, Secrets of a Jewel and it…

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Misogynistic is a strong word to describe Kendrick Lamar

Salenna Russello did a study on The Impact of Media Exposure on Self-Esteem and Body Satisfaction in Men and Women and through her research, she found that women do feel pressured to look a certain way because of the media. Because of that exposure, women want to look perfect when there is no such thing.…

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#SoSoSummer17 Tour Will Be Lit!!!

One thing that makes an icon special is their ability to remain relevant by capturing the next big thing. For hip-hop mogul and icon, Jermaine Dupri, it is simply a matter of listening to the youth. The So So Def boss just announced the SoSoSummer17 tour featuring performances from members of the Lifetime hit show,…

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Dave Chappelle Returns!

He’s back! Over a decade ago, after reaching legendary status as a comedian, Dave Chappelle walked away from the game – and 50 million dollars. After his hugely successful sketch comedy show The Chappelle Show blew up on Comedy Central, the network offered the comedian a 50 million dollar deal for new seasons of the…

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5 days of Women’s History Month with 5 Women

Ladies and Gentlemen, after coming from a strong Black History Month, we have now entered March. March is just as important because this month we celebrate Women’s History Month. This month we celebrate the paths that we dominated and continue to dominate. Though Beyonce told us that girls, in fact, rule the world, we’ll take…

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“ESSENCE BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS & GALA” PRIMETIME SPECIAL TO AIR ON OWN SUNDAY, MARCH 5

Star-Studded 10TH Anniversary Event Celebrates Hollywood’s “Next Generation,” Janelle Monáe, Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi  Issa Rae, Gabrielle Union, Janelle Monáe and Yara Shahidi arrive at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Los Angeles – The 10th anniversary of Time Inc.’s Essence “Black Women in…

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Issa Rae Presented with “Trailblazer Award” at The Hollywood Confidential

Insecure’s Golden Globe Nominee Issa Rae Presented with “Trailblazer Award” at The Hollywood Confidential (Issa Rae) Credit: Getty Images / Desiree Stone   An open forum for aspiring actors, producers, writers and directors to gain insight on the inner workings of the industry.   Brand Maverick Entertainment (BME) president and event creator, Steve Jones, moderated…

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Twitter Stories Reach a Whole New Popularity with #BlerdDating

Twitter Stories Reach a Whole New Popularity with #BlerdDating – A Weekly Twitter Stories/Chat-Mashup on Dating, from a Blerd Perspective Black Nerds and their Dating Lives are the focus of a new series that features weekly confessions, hilarious audience reactions and celebrity guests as an antidote to #BadDates #BlerdDating every Monday, 9pm (EST) on Twitter. To join, just…

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OWN Unveils Season Two Trailer of “GREENLEAF”

  Oprah Winfrey Network debuted today the season two trailer for its acclaimed original drama series “Greenleaf” from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”) and Oprah Winfrey. The first eight episodes of the new season will debut on Wednesday, March…

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