Black Panther puts a spotlight on the power and leadership of women in this film and history.
We of the African diaspora come in different shades and should not be made to feel embarrassed about our particular hue. We were born a certain shade and we don’t have any control over it. Every shade is beautiful. One teen, Kheris Rodgers, was bullied about her ebony complexion. Click here to see how sheContinue reading “Teen Bullied About Her Complexion Fights Back with Success #blackgirlmagic”
Hey! If you are not a Prince fan, you will be after watching Prince make history on Saturday Night Live (SNL) tonight. I hope you will tune in to witness this history-making moment of an unprecendented 8-minute jam session without commercials–a first in SNL’s 40-year history. Most music performances are broken up into two segments, butContinue reading “Watch a Living Music Icon, Prince on SNL 2nite!”
After seeing a magazine picture of Beyonce wearing these elegant chandelier earrings, I knew at that moment that i needed to get my ears pierced and rock some bling too. I was scared of getting pierced but after that was done i was happy that in a few weeks i would be able to wearContinue reading “Could your earrings make you ill?”
What are you doing this Saturday? I know where I’ll be! I will doing the “Dougie” dance on Fulton Street to the hip-hop rhymes of Dougie Fresh and Slick Rick and the soulful sounds of Rochelle Fleming. I love attending Restoration Rocks! It’s great fun with the fam and to see my Bed-Stuy neighbors. RestorationContinue reading “Restoration Rocks is Back Again with Hip-Hop Legends Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh”
The documentary film, “Nas: Time is Illmatic” about legendary MC, Nas is now available on iTunes, in movie theaters in select cities AND On Demand. As soon as I received the email from the Tribeca Film Festival about viewing On Demand, I saw the film the same day from my TV. Tribeca was the firstContinue reading “See Nas Without Leaving Home”
We all had Michael Jackson back for just a moment as hologram at the Billboard Awards. It’s unfortunate that the same people who ridiculed and criticized him are now heralding him as one of the greatest entertainers ever. Whatever. Newsflash! his “true fans” already knew that he was one of the most prolific singers andContinue reading “Michael Jackson is Back?”
Yesterday, the legendary hip-hop MC, Nas, rocked the mic after the screening of the documentary, Time is Illmatic. The film discusses the 1994 release of Nas’ album Illmatic and discusses its impact then and now. The documentary was directed by One9. See pics of Nas from the screening and performance at The Beacon Theatre.
Yo, Hov and Bey at the same concert. I gotta be there! They will do a tour of over 20 stadiums starting in June and there may be an extra-special concert in NYC on the 4th of July. http://tinyurl.com/l65baof
Kwasi Enin, the son of Ghanaian parents, was recently accepted to all eight of the Ivy League schools! Enin, a student of William Floyd High School in Long Island, received acceptance letters to the following Ivy League colleges and universities: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania. It is a remarkableContinue reading “Long Island Student Accepted to ALL 8 Ivy League Schools”