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Pharrell Williams Points To Michael Brown’s ‘Bullyish Behavior’ as a ‘Problem’

Multi-talented artist, Pharrell Williams is at the top of his game and garnered an enviable level of respectability in the entertainment industry. His accomplishments have at times presented him in ...

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Kelis is Headed to the Cooking Channel with 'Holiday Feast With Kelis' Special

Kelis is an artist who has never been known to charter the predictable territory of her colleagues. The ‘Milkshake’ singer is still touring and doling out her signature beats but ...

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Saturday Night Live Misses the Mark with “Annie” Spoof

Saturday Night Live never seems to be able to get it right when it comes to the realm of Black women. After years of evading the issue of why they ...

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Shonda Rhimes Slayed The Ratings Game This Season

Thursday nights have been regulated to Shondaland and the numbers prove that they are profitably thriving. ABC has a lot to celebrate  – thanks to their affiliation with Shonda Rhimes who ...

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Marlon Wayans Defends His Right to Use the N-Word

Marlon Wayans is taking his right to use the N-word seriously by filing legal docs in defense of an Instagram post that depicts him calling an extra from his film ...

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Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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Beyoncé’s Feminism and Rihanna’s Womanism Are the Subjects of a New Class at the University of Texas

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Ever since Beyoncé openly and firmly planted her stilettoed heel on feminist ground with the release of her self-titled surprise album, numerous think-pieces, lively online debates and critiques from naysayers who feel the singer’s take on feminism isn’t exactly flawless have accumulated at light speed....

Singer Annie Lennox on Beyoncé as a Feminist: ‘Twerking Is Not Feminism’

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Unlike some people who cower under the wrath that comes after publicly criticizing Beyoncé, singer Annie Lennox refuses to bow down. The 59-year-old singer-songwriter has once again taken the “Flawless” singer to task for referring to herself as a feminist. During another interview with NPR, the...

Beyoncé’s Bangs: A Walk Down Memory Lane

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Beyoncé debut a new look as she arrives at the Gare du Nord train in Paris. Like always, Queen Bey turned heads. The 33-year-old along with hubby Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy was spotted boarding the train, which was en route to London, England. Beyoncé’s...

Feminist bell hooks Critiques Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’

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The battle between bell hooks and modern day female artists continues. Last week the feminist scholar-in-residence led a panel — called “Whose Booty Is This?” — for New School students that put a critical lens on the butt “trend” that’s now made it to the...

Watch Jay-Z Throw Shade Brooklyn Style

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You can take the boy out of Brooklyn, but you can’t take Brooklyn out of the boy. While on his Parisian domination with wife and daughter, Jay-Z encountered possibly the only man in the world unaware of who Shawn Carter is. As the Carters were...