If you haven’t read by now, Universal FanCon, the Baltimore fandom event dedicated to diversity, has been, “postponed” and the chances of it happening are very low. The event posted a statement on their website stating that they were, “working diligently to come up with solutions” and the reason behind the postponement is because they … Continue reading WICOMICON Pop-Up 2018 and more Amazing Events to Attend in the Midst of #FANCONFALLOUT
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
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
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
Attention all black women, men, children, and people who want to see black folks prosper; be sure to watch or DVR (this counts in the ratings) the premier of The Rundown with Robin Thede tonight on BET. Thede, a comedian, writer, and now late night host, will discuss an array of topics on her show including … Continue reading The Rundown with Robin Thede premieres tonight on BET!