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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Beyond the Lights: A Director’s Love Letter to Young Black Women

Film Director Gina Prince-Blythewood has been around long enough to understand the rigorous nature of Hollywood. Despite being responsible for 2000’s cult hit Love and Basketball starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan, Prince-Blythewood still has to fight for the right to tell the kind of...

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Covers Elle Magazine’s ‘Women in Hollywood’ Issue

The gorgeous and uber-talented Gugu Mbatha-Raw is slaying on the cover of Elle. For the november issue, Elle is honoring some of the most talented names in film for their 2014 ‘Women In Hollywood Issue.’ In addition to Gugu Mbatha-Raw — honorees Jessica Lange, Elizabeth Banks,...

5 Reasons to See Amma Asante’s Film ‘Belle’

British filmmaker Amma Asante’s period film Belle is unlike anything we’ve seen on-screen in recent years. The film is based on the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle—the biracial daughter of an enslaved African woman known as Maria Belle and British Admiral Sir John Lindsay—and was...

Look Book: Our Favorite Gugu Mbatha-Raw Beauty and Style Looks

The British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw has been on the acting scene for years. Gugu has been a supporting actress to actors like Tom Hanks, Boris Kodjoe, Kiefer Sutherland and David Tennant and now it’s finally her time to shine. Receiving her training at the Royal...

Beauty Muse: Gugu Mbatha-Raw

With a name meaning “Our Pride”, Gugu Mbatha-Raw was surely destined for greatness. The English actress is taking the film world by storm not just with her superb acting talent, but also with her timeless beauty. Gugu was born Gugulethu in Oxford, England. Her father...