In the past, the BET Awards have had predictable winners in the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, and Best Female Hip Hop Artist categories. This year's nominations include some tough competition for past champions Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé, and Drake. Beyoncé is nominated for 7 awards including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Video, and Best Album. … Continue reading Will Nicki Minaj’s 7 Year Winning Streak Break at this Year’s BET Awards?
The Women's March on Washington was a monumental event that not only filled the streets of our Nations capital but the entire country and world including Melbourne, London, Nairobi, Paris and Cape Town. People from different religious affiliations, sexual identities, and ethnicities attended the rally to address dark future of the upcoming presidency. Speakers included newly … Continue reading Unapologetic and Proud: Photos of Women of Color at the Women’s March on Washington
Kehlani took a trip to London to shoot the visual for Table featuring her good friend, U.K. rapper, Little Simz. The Bay area singer is set to go on tour to promote her album, SWEETSEXYSAVAGE (TLC, anyone?) which is set to drop January 27th. The video was shot by David Camarena and the song features a cool … Continue reading Kehlani and Little Simz explore London in “Table”
Hundreds of students and faculty met at Towson University’s Freedom Square to speak out against racial injustice, homophobia, Islamophobia, and discrimination following the presidential election. The faculty ahead of the Social Justice Collective organized the event to provide support and a platform for students to voice their opinions and concerns. Students and faculty of different … Continue reading Towson University Students and Faculty organize an Anti-Trump walk out
Princess Nokia collaborated with Asli Baykal for the visuals to, Brujas. The song is from her anticipated project, 1992. I love the natural curls and homage to her African, Native American, and Hispanic roots. Check out all the black and brown witchcraft beauty below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUcAPCxrSQs
The new series, Queen Sugar, isn’t the only project Ava DuVernay has been working on these past couple of years. The brilliant director will explore the many parallels between slavery and mass incarceration in America in the documentary, The 13th. The trailer shows the government and many politicians enforcing racially motivated laws over the years … Continue reading Watch the powerful trailer for “The 13th” directed by Ava DuVernay
Princess Nokia formally known as Wavy Spice aka Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, has released her new mixtape, 1992. The project is very New York, very grimy, and very unapologetically Afro-Latina. She released a video for the single Tom Boy earlier this summer. On the project, she speaks on her laid back style, Bruja culture, and the … Continue reading New Mixtape Release: Princess Nokia – 1992