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Miley Cyrus Joins The Roots, Jimmy Fallon on 'We Can't Stop' Remix

Miley Cyrus Joins The Roots, Jimmy Fallon on ‘We Can’t Stop’ Remix

by Jamilah King on October 9 2013, 10:58AM

And it’s actually not bad.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

TLC Releases New Song 'Meant To Be' Ahead of VH1 Biopic

TLC Releases New Song ‘Meant To Be’ Ahead of VH1 Biopic

by Jamilah King on October 9 2013, 10:25AM

They’re back.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Aziz Ansari Learns How to Eat a Pineapple Bun in Hong Kong

Aziz Ansari Learns How to Eat a Pineapple Bun in Hong Kong

by Jamilah King on October 9 2013, 10:17AM

The comedian got schooled in the fine art of Chinese pastries.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Bet on Black' Challenges Stereotypes of Black Fatherhood

‘Bet on Black’ Challenges Stereotypes of Black Fatherhood

by Akiba Solomon on October 7 2013, 2:18PM

A new anthology of personal essays seeks to expand dialogue about African-American fatherhood

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Here's How You Can Dress Your Child Up Like a Famous Artist This Halloween

Here’s How You Can Dress Your Child Up Like a Famous Artist This Halloween

by Jamilah King on October 7 2013, 2:00PM

Dear parents, Still looking for Halloween ideas for the kids? Look no further. Here’s how you can dress your adorable child up like a famous artist this year. Why? Well, why not? For instance, check out this Frida Kahlo costume…

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Actress Lupita Nyong'o Talks Preparing for Violence in Film '12 Years a Slave'

Actress Lupita Nyong’o Talks Preparing for Violence in Film ‘12 Years a Slave’

by Jamilah King on October 7 2013, 10:48AM

The highly anticipated film hits theaters on October 18.

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Chris Brown Says He Lost His Virginity at Eight Years Old

Chris Brown Says He Lost His Virginity at Eight Years Old

by Jamilah King on October 7 2013, 10:34AM

“It’s different in the country,” Brown told The Guardian.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Lauryn Hill Marks Release From Prison With New Track 'Consumerism'

Lauryn Hill Marks Release From Prison With New Track ‘Consumerism’

by Jamilah King on October 4 2013, 11:41AM

The former Fugees singer is back to making music.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Angel Haze's 'Echelon (It's My Way)' And Hop on the Bandwagon

Watch Angel Haze’s ‘Echelon (It’s My Way)’ And Hop on the Bandwagon

by Jamilah King on October 3 2013, 2:18PM

She’s arguably one of the best new rappers out these days.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Big Freedia's 'Queen of Bounce' Debuts on Fuse TV

Big Freedia’s ‘Queen of Bounce’ Debuts on Fuse TV

by Jamilah King on October 3 2013, 1:25PM

Now you can get your weekly dose of the country’s most talented twerker.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Cleveland's Loss in MLB Playoff Game Made Worse By Fans' Redface

Cleveland’s Loss in MLB Playoff Game Made Worse By Fans’ Redface

by Jamilah King on October 3 2013, 10:04AM

The Cleveland Indians lost to the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League wild-card game Wednesday night. But that’s not the worst part.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Join Issa Rae's Black Twitter Party

Join Issa Rae’s Black Twitter Party

by Jamilah King on October 3 2013, 9:54AM

Because Twitter is ridiculous, but we love it anyway.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Because You Know You Can't Wait for Tonight's Premier of 'Scandal'

Because You Know You Can’t Wait for Tonight’s Premier of ‘Scandal’

by Jamilah King on October 3 2013, 9:50AM

Here’s a sneak peek at the show’s third season.

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Ten Years After 'Chappelle's Show,' A Writer Looks Back

Ten Years After ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ A Writer Looks Back

by Jamilah King on October 2 2013, 12:25PM

Essayist Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah writes about what the comic means to the discussion of race in America.

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Amplifying Women in the Recording Industry

Amplifying Women in the Recording Industry

by Jamilah King on October 2 2013, 7:00AM

Ebonie Smith wants to bring music technology to the masses of women who are in the minority of the recording industry. And she’s not alone.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Watch the Ohio State Football Team Hug Anchor After Daughter's Death

Watch the Ohio State Football Team Hug Anchor After Daughter’s Death

by Jamilah King on October 1 2013, 11:36AM

 It’s not often that you see this type of camaraderie in Big Time college football.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Jennifer Hudson Channels Olivia Pope in Health Care 'Scandal' Spoof

Jennifer Hudson Channels Olivia Pope in Health Care ‘Scandal’ Spoof

by Jamilah King on October 1 2013, 8:59AM

The singer has a new role to play. But don’t call her a “fixer.”

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NBA Player Learns How to Swim With Kids at Boys and Girls Club

NBA Player Learns How to Swim With Kids at Boys and Girls Club

by Jamilah King on October 1 2013, 8:46AM

Brandon Bass, 28, is conquering his fear of the water.

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Janelle Monáe: 'Love Has No Sexual Orientation'

Janelle Monáe: ‘Love Has No Sexual Orientation’

by Jamilah King on September 30 2013, 11:50AM

The singer had a little love for all the haters out there.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Rah Digga Raises Nearly $5k for Newark Community Dance Center

Rah Digga Raises Nearly $5k for Newark Community Dance Center

by Jamilah King on September 30 2013, 11:35AM

The rapper wants to create jobs for people in her hometown.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW