Diversity is a long overdue but hot button topic in todays popular culture. Film, television, comics, animation and the beauty industry have all tried their hands at inclusion, some manage well while most struggle to hit the mark. The fandom industry, unconventional yet lucrative, is no different; often times missing opportunities to showcase diverse creators and talent. … Continue reading Get Your Tickets Now for Universal FanCon: A Fandom Convention Dedicated to Inclusion and Representation!
Dope lyrics, dope acting, and now a dope podcast can be added to the long list of talents from Joey Badass. In January, Joey announced he would have his own podcast entitled, 47 Minutes, which would run exclusively on Tidal. With the announcement, he tweeted, "RT if you’ll tune in to hear me talk about shit … Continue reading Vince Staples and Styles P Join Joey Badass on the Premiere of his podcast, “47 Minutes”.
As we know, Kaepernick risked his NFL career in 2016 after kneeling during the national anthem. People with common sense who actually care about the welfare of the black community understood why he was protesting but the rest of racist white America did not including the NFL owners and coaches who have still not signed … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick Completes One Million Dollar Pledge With Help From Some Celebrity Friends
Yesterday, Tyler, the Creator stated on twitter that he’s not, “into the idea of interviews anymore cause theyre ugly and.....i rather do it myself ya know”. Taking matters into his own hands and his own YouTube page, Tyler sat down with writer, actor, and creator of The Carmichael Show, Jerrod Carmichael to discuss his fifth … Continue reading Tyler, the Creator and Jerrod Carmichael Discuss Flower Boy in New Interview
Last year, I did a review of 2016 with the good, bad, and the side eyes; this year I want to do something a little different with the Best Moments of 2017. The year was filled with positivity even with an immoral administration. There were threats to immigrants with the uncertain future of DACA, the … Continue reading Neon Fade: The 10 Best Moments of 2017
Happy Holidays! This summer marked a year since I started Neon Fade and this holiday season will mark the Second Annual Buy Black Holiday Guide from the blog. Below you'll find over a 100 black owned businesses ranging from athletic and casual wear to children products and literature by black authors. There's products for my … Continue reading Neon Fade Presents: The 2nd Annual Buy Black Business Holiday Guide (+100 Businesses)
January 15th, 2018 will be filled with remembrance and celebration of black creativity and strength at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. The show will be held on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and include some of the most talented and hardworking black artist in film, television, music, and literature. Ava Duvernay, Issa Rae, Chance … Continue reading Issa Rae, Dear White People, Get Out, and more nominated in the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Full List