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If You’re Still Mad at Swizz Beatz for Marrying Alicia Keys You Need to Move On

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Photo Swizzbeatz IG By Mwabi Kaira What rapper and producer Swizz Beatz (Kasseem Dean) thought was an appreciation post to his wife Alicia Keys and a message to men, turned left with a quickness last week.  Continue Swizz posted, “Attention all MEN. You shouldn’t be jealous or upset if you have a Queen that’s successful, smarter or better than you!…

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Tell It Tuesday: Here’s Why This 11-Year-Old Rapper is the Youngest to Get a Major Record Deal

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Alaya High aka Lay Lay By Ta-ning Connai “Be ready so you don’t have to get ready” is a motivational quote worth repeating. Even Will Smith, Rupaul, Conor McGregor and Snoop have found them worthy of retweeting. 11-year-old Alaya High wasn’t born when those words came together, yet she sure seems to epitomize them nonetheless. Empire Records has some heavy…

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Rising Comedian Adrienne Brandyburg is Funny, Multi-talented and Naturally Glam!

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Adrienne Brandyburg By Onicia Muller Hollywood superstars like Viola Davis, Issa Rae, and Tracee Ellis Ross all rock natural styles on the red carpet. It seems that even more black women in entertainment are empowered to showcase natural hair in the media and their artistic performances. Chicago actress and comedienne, Adrienne Brandyburg is part of the new generation of entertainers…

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Anyone Buying a Lauryn Hill Ticket In 2018 Deserves Whatever She Gives Them

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Ms. Lauryn Hill Courtesy Photo via TheMiamiTimes By Veronica Wells  I was in fifth grade when Lauryn Hill’s Miseducation was released. I don’t think I could overstate what that album meant to me. It changed the game for me (I would learn later, so many other young, Black women.) A year later, during a family reunion—where we ended up in…

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The Blow-Up on Twitter About Beyonce’s ‘Natural Curls’ Proves We Still Have a Long Way to Go With Our Hair

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Beyonce via Neal Farinah IG By Veronica Wells I’ll never forget my homeroom teacher Mr. Litz and the thoughts he shared one day about Black hair. In addition to home room, Mr. Litz, a White man, was also my middle school art teacher. And during his explanation of how he recreates Black hair, he told us, his predominately Black class,…

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