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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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Because Cheryl Lynn Got Blocked By Anita Baker on Twitter

Last night, Cheryl Lynn took to Twitter to let us all know about how she’s been hurt by her old friend, Anita Baker, who has blocked her on Twitter. Two R&B aunties from days of yore. Let’s be clear. I do not call what happened a beef. One person tweeting …

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So I Met Sir Elton John Yesterday and OMG OMG OMG

I’ve been kinda MIA from these parts lately but those who follow me on social media know what I’ve been up to. I know everyone isn’t on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram but when I’m quiet here, check there to see what I’m up to. ANYWHO, yesterday was glorious! I met Sir …

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Love and Hip Hop Academia: The Michael Eric Dyson Takedown of Cornel West

CHILEEEEEEE… listen. You know I love me a good read and wig snatch. Well it was served up on a platter last night when The New Republic released an essay, penned by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. It was titled “The Ghost of Cornel West“ and it was a 10,000 word epic …

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ESSENCE Magazine’s Cover with Ava, Issa, Shonda, Debbie and Mara is EVERYTHING!

Lemme tell you something, ESSENCE Magazine. Why must I have to buy each of your issues TWICE? Why, I ask? Lawdt. The magazine is celebrating it’s 45th anniversary with the May 2015 issue. The cover is the dopest, featuring Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Mara Brock Akil, Issa Rae and Debbie Allen. …

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Madonna Kissed Drake and No One Has Chill

By now, you’ve probably seen the kiss that made the entire internet cringe: Madonna sucked Drake’s face at Coachella the other night. All I know is she Madonna gotta stop using her tongue like it’s a Purell Wet Wipe. Drake is in my thoughts, y’all. We gotta lift bruh up …

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FLOTUS Michelle Obama Says Malia and Sasha Are Not Influential and I Love It

I’m not a parent yet but I look forward to the day where I can tell my children that what’s mine is NOT theirs. First Lady Michelle Obama was told that Malia and Sasha were chosen by Time Magazine as two of the most influential teens and she did the …

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Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” is the Freelancer’s Freedom Anthem

Rihanna the Bajan Goontress just pulled a Bey and dropped a single out of the blue. It is titled “Bitch Better Have My Money” and it is clearly singing the freedom song for freelancers everywhere. She’s strumming our pain with her fingers and singing our lives with her words. YOU …

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Chris Brown is the Pot Calling the Kettle (Karrueche) THOT

I am impressed by some people’s lack of self-awareness. It’s like mirrors and reflections be mad busy sometimes and it is mind-boggling. Yesterday, Kaopectate (Karrueche) posted a picture on Instagram, of herself in a bathing suit, and her yansh facing the camera. Her ex (this week), Chris Brown took it …

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Lupita, Shonda and the 2015 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon

My favorite event of the year is the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. I’ve gone three out of the last four years and there is no other space that feels as supportive, inspiring and epic as this one. There’s something incredibly special about how accessible the celebrities who come …

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