Watch Issa Rae Pitch Her Concept for A Black Version of '90210'


by Alma Hill

What was the last teenage melodrama you watched on TV? Was it this last, very disappointing season of Pretty Little Liars? Are you a Riverdale fan? Or maybe you relive your younger years with the socialites of the Gossip Girl world. Ever notice anything? Or rather, do you ever notice that you…. well.. don’t notice something?

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By Alma Hill

“Passing” is a controversial concept in Black American Culture. We all know someone who is light enough, or has fair enough features to “pass” as white. Often times, these fair skinned family members are complete anomalies in their families. Take Quincy Jones’ daughters for example. Kidada Jones, while she is lighter in skin tone is visibly a black woman. Her younger sister however, Rasheeda, is a more public figure in today's entertainment world and most people don’t know she’s black.

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Buzzfeed Actress Quinta Brunson Signs With ICM Partners

Photo: Quinta Brunson's Facebook

by Alma Hill

Meme queen Quinta Brunson (aka Quinta B) has been making moves for years as a social media influencer. Her viral videos quickly catapulted her career as a black female comedian, which was a rare occurrence at the time. Now, she’s one of the most recognizable faces on the net and was just named one of the Top 15 Rising Crossover Stars in Hollywood by the Hollywood Reporter.

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Mike Jones Makes the Leap from Rapper to Real Estate Mogul

Mike Jones pictured with new business partner. "Me & Building Buddies / Next Project : Jones Carrington Estates ... 50 homes on 23 acres."

It’s no secret that the best way to make money as a musician is to do something other than music. The richest moguls in hip-hop all made their money elsewhere. Jay-Z and Diddy both spend more time managing the careers of other very musicians than actually making their own. Chamillionaire is spending his days investing in tech start ups. 50 Cent is still eating off the Coca-Cola Vitamin Water Deal he made in the late 2000’s. The latest rapper turned investor is none other than Who? MIKE JONES.

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Season 7 Finale of 'Suits' to Introduce New Spinoff Series Starring Gina Torres

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Several blogs have been whispering about the possibility of Gina Torres reviving her character Jessica Pearson from the long running USA drama Suits in her own independent spinoff. As of August 16th, it's official!

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Former Alvin Ailey Dancer Builds a 20,000 Sq Ft Mansion For Entire Family, Friends

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Imagine that for Thanksgiving dinner you didn’t have to take off work. That there were no flights, no booking, no frigid Megabus rides down the coast. What if for Thanksgiving you could simply leave your apartment, in your 20,000 sq ft mansion, and walk down the hall, to join the rest of your family, extended family, and friends who were already waiting at the table.

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