Famous folks

Writing Checks Your Mouth Can’t Cash: The Vivica Fox and 50 Cent Story

Lawd. Sometimes, you just wanna pull some people to the side with a good Iyanla scolding, talmbout “Beloved. Don’t do this.” Last night was one of those times, because Vivica Fox went on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live with the Andy Cohen and insinuated that her ex, 50 Cent, is …

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Famous folksMusic

I Tried To Fight It But I Fell in Like With Drake. I Blame Hotline Bling

The day has come, ladies and gentlegoons. I have to admit that I enjoy Drake. I might think he raps like Eeyore and he runs through the 6 with hella woes, confusing me. BUT I gotta say that I like Drake the persona. Wheelchair Jimmy has grown on me, and it …

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Victor Cruz’s Fiancee Elaina and the Mass Text Pigeon Summit

Love is deaf, dumb and blind. It has us looking stupid as hell sometimes, and doing ill-advised things that heart-sober us would not do. NFL football player Victor Cruz is apparently loose in the pants even though he has a fiancee. Word on the streets is that Elaina Watley, his fiancee …

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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 folksFashion

Eddie Long, All-White Party and Youth Ministry Clothes: An Epic Roast

So a picture dropped the other day that blessed me tremendously. It was of three older Black men in all white. I thought they looked like what would happen if the three wise men decided to go to a Frankie Beverly and Maze Concert before they went to visit Baby …

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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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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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