Famous folksLetter

Dear Cosmopolitan, The Kardashians are Nobody’s First Family

Let me tell you something. The devil be hard at work outchea, y’all. He wants us to get ulcers and high blood pressure because that is the only thing I can think of when Cosmopolitan decided to have their latest cover feature the Kardashians, and the headline being “America’s First …

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Regina, Uzo, Viola and The Blackest Emmy Awards Ever

I (and countless others) have spent years complaining about the monochrome Emmy Awards (read: my post on 2013 Emmy Awards Embodied TV’s White Problem). It is usually a show that is white people giving other white people every award, and the audience is sprinkled with a few Black and brown …

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Famous folks

About Nicki Minaj Calling Out Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

I did not watch the MTV VMAs last night, because I was out enjoying my last weekend in Chicago until October. BUT, you know I had to catch up with the highlight, which was Nicki Minaj getting on stage and calling out Miley Cyrus. What had happened was, a few …

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Famous folksMusic

Janelle Monae’s “Hell You Talmbout” is Movement Music that Moves Me

Chile, y’all know I LOVE ME SOME Janelle Monae. Not just because her closet is my spirit animal and her love of suits and feminine menswear makes my heart swell. The lady is a free Black girl whose music has no limits and she has fun with it. Plus, she …

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Famous folksLetter

Dear Serena Williams, So You’re Just Gonna Be This Flawless Effortlessly? Ok.

Serena. I SAY, SERENA. GIRL STAHP. Why did you just do this to all of us? Your New York Magazine cover and editorial is the reason people write songs and poems and whatnots. I wanna pen some haikus and limericks in your honor because GAHTDAMB. I bet Common used one …

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Famous folksMusic

The Drake vs. Meek Mill Beef is a Lesson in Failing Successfully

It’s been about two weeks at this point, since the Meek Mill vs. Drake beef has been happening. In case you’re wondering “What is a Meek Mill?” or “Where can I get a Drake?” it’s ok. They’re both rappers. One of them used to resemble Lumiere the candlestick from Beauty …

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Famous folks

About Ciara, Future and The Inconsistent Hoe Label

It has been weeks since Future started his press tour that was supposed to be about his album but it turned into a junket about insulting his ex and one of the mothers (there’s like 4 or 5) of one of his children, Ciara. Long story short, he’s not pleased …

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Famous folks

5 Things That Will Happen Before Will and Jada Ever Divorce

All day today, Will and Jada Smith‘s names has been trending on social media. What now? Well, we’re told that after 17 years of marriage, the two are splitting up. The story has been picked up in several “reputable” media outlets, even though they all seem to be playing a …

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Famous folks

Caitlyn Jenner’s Debut on the Vanity Fair Cover Broke the Internet

As promised on the Diane Sawyer interview, there will come a time when Bruce Jenner will be no longer. That time is now, and it is being done in grand fashion. Caitlyn Jenner lives, making her public debut on the cover of the July issue of Vanity Fair (on newstands on June …

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Famous folks

About Friendship, The Auntie War and Good Tea

Chile, after yesterday’s monologue from Cheryl Lynn (again, that wasn’t a beef. One side not getting your messages is not a beef) about Anita Baker, we all got our fill in tea sipping. I blogged about it but I wasn’t done. So below are tweets from me and some few fellow …

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