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Janelle Monáe Performs on Sesame Street Play

Janelle Monáe Performs on Sesame Street

by Jamilah King on January 14 2014, 12:22PM

Did your world explode yet?

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Dr. Dre Teams Up With AT&T to Beat Spotify, Pandora

Dr. Dre Teams Up With AT&T to Beat Spotify, Pandora

by Jamilah King on January 14 2014, 10:36AM

Dr. Dre isn’t satisfied with conquering the world of designer headphones.

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Watch This Toddler Meet Her Dad's Identical Twin for the First Time

Watch This Toddler Meet Her Dad’s Identical Twin for the First Time

by Jamilah King on January 13 2014, 2:10PM

Here’s your daily dose of cuteness.

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Questlove Reflects on Amiri Baraka's Legacy

Questlove Reflects on Amiri Baraka’s Legacy

by Jamilah King on January 13 2014, 2:00PM

It’s an important tribute from a contemporary black artist who’s grappling with the legacy of another.

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Lupita Nyong'o Absolutely Stuns on Golden Globe Red Carpet

Lupita Nyong’o Absolutely Stuns on Golden Globe Red Carpet

by Jamilah King on January 13 2014, 10:13AM

The breakout actress stole the show on the red carpet.

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'12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Drama at Golden Globes

‘12 Years a Slave’ Wins Best Drama at Golden Globes

by Jamilah King on January 13 2014, 9:30AM

Is an Oscar next?

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Q-Tip Teams Up With Leonardo DiCaprio for Native Tongues TV Series

Q-Tip Teams Up With Leonardo DiCaprio for Native Tongues TV Series

by Jamilah King on January 10 2014, 1:26PM

The Golden Era of hip-hop is making its way to a TV screen near you.

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No Black Artists Had Number One Singles in 2013

No Black Artists Had Number One Singles in 2013

by Jamilah King on January 10 2014, 10:42AM

It’s the first time in Billboard’s 56-year history of tracking number one songs that not a single black artist has topped the list.

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Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014

Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014

by Aura Bogado on January 9 2014, 4:25PM

The literary genius was 79.

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Outkast, Arcade Fire Headline This Year's Coachella Line-Up

Outkast, Arcade Fire Headline This Year’s Coachella Line-Up

by Jamilah King on January 9 2014, 3:15PM

Get ready.

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Artist Re-Imagines Hit Black Pop Culture Posters

Artist Re-Imagines Hit Black Pop Culture Posters

by Jamilah King on January 9 2014, 1:35PM

Meet Xavier Payne, a 25-year-old graphic designer from Nashville.

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You Can Add the Tupac Shakur Musical to Your Calendar

You Can Add the Tupac Shakur Musical to Your Calendar

by Jamilah King on January 8 2014, 2:33PM

The show will feature some of the rapper’s most beloved songs.

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'Saturday Night Live' Adds Two Black Female Writers

‘Saturday Night Live’ Adds Two Black Female Writers

by Jamilah King on January 8 2014, 2:06PM

Finally.

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Photo of Black Dad Styling Daughter's Hair Goes Viral

Photo of Black Dad Styling Daughter’s Hair Goes Viral

by Jamilah King on January 8 2014, 11:00AM

Doyin Richards was out to make a point.

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Singer Lesedi Lo-Fi Speaks Out About Homeless Youth From Experience

Singer Lesedi Lo-Fi Speaks Out About Homeless Youth From Experience

by Jamilah King on January 8 2014, 10:41AM

His debut album, “Street Faces,” centers on the plight of homeless youth and hits stores on March 11.

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Mindy Kaling Is Very Happy With Her 'Elle' Magazine Cover

Mindy Kaling Is Very Happy With Her ‘Elle’ Magazine Cover

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 3:36PM

She responded to criticism on Twitter.

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You Can Stream Del The Funky Homosapien's New Album For Free

You Can Stream Del The Funky Homosapien’s New Album For Free

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 2:00PM

Hip-hop heads, rejoice!

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Tiny Trendsetter Gives Instagram's Most Adorable Hair Tutorial

Tiny Trendsetter Gives Instagram’s Most Adorable Hair Tutorial

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 12:16PM

Riley Elle, 3, is slowly turning herself into a little fashion icon.

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Indian Grandmother Wins Marathon Barefoot, In Sari

Indian Grandmother Wins Marathon Barefoot, In Sari

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 10:28AM

So this is awesome.

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'Awkward Black Girl' Issa Rae Named to Forbes' 30 Under 30

‘Awkward Black Girl’ Issa Rae Named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 9:54AM

Yeah, her grind is real.

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