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
I don't like the film Coming to America, I don't know the words to the classic song, Fire and Desire, and I don't know how to play spades. What does this all mean? It means, if word gets out, I could have my coveted black card revoked! *shivers*. I'll probably be ok but the contestants … Continue reading Black Card Revoked is Coming to BET!
Needle Paw, the first solo album from Hiatus Kayote's lead singer Nai Palm, has dropped today. Hiatus Kaiyote is a futuristic neo-soul band from Melbourne, Australia. The band dropped their first album, Tawk Tomahawk in 2013 which included the Grammy nominated song, Nakamarra ft. Q-Tip. In 2015, they released the superb, Choose Your Weapon, which artist's Anderson .Paak, … Continue reading Hiatus Kaiyote’s Lead Singer, Nai Palm, Drops First Solo Album: Needle Paw
The trailer for the new Showtime series, Chi has been released and it looks beautifully intense. Actress, writer, and Chicago native, Lena Waithe is the creator behind the new show. Waithe recently won an Emmy for best Comedy Writing for her work on the Netflix series, Master of None, making her the first African-American woman … Continue reading First Look: Lena Waithe’s New Drama, The Chi
As if the first Black Panther trailer wasn't exciting enough, Marvel released a part 2 and a poster that will blow your wig off! In this extended trailer, we get to witness more of the beautiful Wakanda landscape, action packed chases, and a glimpse of Chadwick Boseman's Wakanda accent. Did I mention that work from Gil Scott-Heron and Vince … Continue reading Black as Hell! New Black Panther Trailer Includes Work from Gil Scott Heron and Vince Staples.