First Look: Lena Waithe’s New Drama, The Chi

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 [...]

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The Rundown with Robin Thede premieres tonight on BET!

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 [...]

Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers. Check Out Their Best Work

Tonight, VH1 will air the Hip Hop Honors: The 90's Game Changers. The creatives honored tonight brought a unique quality to the iconic decade of music, television, and film. Nominees include The Diva who, "Doesn't know her", Mariah Carey, producer and So So Def founder, Jermaine Dupree, comedian and creator of the classic sitcom, Martin, [...]

Check Out the Complete Buy Black Business Week List from NeonFade!

    Here it is! The full NeonFade, Buy Black Business Week List. A complete collection of black owned and created brands from clothing to advocacy groups to young entrepreneurs. Thank you to everyone who liked or shared the post this week! The titles for each section link to a separate page for the brands. [...]

Buy Black Business Week: Art and Media

Today’s Buy Black Business Week category will be dedicated to Art and Media. You'll find painters, photographers, and current filmmakers and web series to add to your must buy/watch list. Art + Photography Charly Palmer Painter FaceBook Instagram: @CHARLYLPALMER Malin Fezehai Photographer, Director, Writer Instagram: @malinfezehai Twitter: @malinfezehai Tumblr: http://malinfezehai.tumblr.com/  FaceBook Richard Wilson Art FaceBook Instagram: [...]

Buy Black Business Week

This week NeonFade will host a Buy Black Business Week for businesses, brands, and organizations owned by black entrepreneurs. Each day will highlight a specific category as followed: Monday - Fitness and Health Tuesday - Art, Home Decor, and Food Wednesday - Clothing and Accessories Thursday - Skin and Hair Care Friday - Children and Games Saturday [...]

Chance the Rapper will be honored with the BET Humanitarian Award

Muhammad Ali, Alicia Keys, and Dwayne Wade are just a few of the celebrities who have received the BET Humanitarian Award. Now, 24 year old Chicago artist, Chance the Rapper will be added to this list of artist who have used their platform to bring change within the black community. Chance has been very adamant about [...]