Solange Knowles revealed in a recent interview with Lurve magazine, she is no longer a spokesperson for Carol’s Daughter. The musician, model and somewhat reluctant natural hair icon spoke openly about her decision to part ways with the company. The 26-year-old who has been a spokesperson for Carol’s Daughter since April 2011. She says she felt that she was “constantly fighting for the right message to be heard. The message that the way we wear our hair is a personal choice, there’s no right or wrong way; one way doesn’t make us more intelligent, or more superficial, and everyone makes…
Alicia Keys made an appearance at the Stand Up To Cancer Telethon last night (Saturday), where she performed a brand new track from her upcoming ‘Girl On Fire’ album. Check out the performance below! Are you excited about new music from Alicia? Will you be buying the new album?
Ebony Magazine loves Gabrielle Union. She’s covering the mag for the second time in 6 years and in the cover story, she’s penned a letter to her younger self. In the note, she encourages her younger self to be comfortable with her skin tone and to not let low self-esteem trick her into believing that she has low value. She also tells her younger self and other young women to never worry about love, love will find you and you will find love in an incredible man.
Check out a few excerpts below.
To her younger self:
Your deep mahogany skin may…
Oh happy day! Anita Baker is almost ready to release a new album, Only Forever, next month. The seasoned singer isn’t just fans of her contemporaries, but she loving the music of some current acts too like Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosius, Robert Glasper and Lalah Hathaway.
Surprisingly, well at least for me, the 54-year-old “Sweet Love” crooner feels the contemporary singer she loves the most is, in her words”gifted beyond measure” and his name is Chris Brown. “He’s an amazing talent,” she tells The BoomBox. “That’s all I could take from him because that’s all I’m entitled…
Rihanna and Chris Brown shared a kiss during an off-camera moment caught on a Ustream feed of the event. The pic looks pretty intimate, but watch the video…it seems pretty innocent to me.
Last night, former president of the United States of America Bill Clinton delivered a speech to the DNC that displayed a coolness and grasp on the issues that are important to most Americans and brought it all home with a glowing endorsement for the president.
The former president gave answers to questions some may have had regarding the economy after watching the RNC last week. He framed the last 3 years of the presidency and even admitted that he or any other president would not have been able to turn the economy around in the state that it…
Singer Patti LaBelle has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Manhattan woman who claims the diva cursed her out and threw water at her and her 18-month-old daughter during a scuffle over parenting in an apartment building lobby.
According to the lawsuit filed by Roseanna Monk and her husband Kevin, LaBelle chastised Roseanna, threw a bottle of water and launched into an obscenity-filled tirade during the Nov. 11, 2010 argument.
The Monks live in a Manhattan building where the Grammy Award winner was staying while starring in the Broadway musical “Fela!”
The couple’s lawyer, Sam Davis, tells the New…
What a sight to behold! Jill Scott has always been a stunning woman, but she truly radiated beauty and light when she stepped out after her big chop with a close-cropped TWA.
Catch this diva in Essence magazine’s October issue, talking her role in the all-black remake of classic ‘Steel Magnolias’, her relationship with men and her new hairstyle!
“This is the simplest form of myself. I look in the mirror and it’s like, ‘Hey, there you go. What’s up, girl?’ For me, hair is an accoutrement. Hair is jewelry. It’s an accessory. Tomorrow I…
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