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How An All-Women Production Team Brought Teyana Taylor’s House Of Petunia To Life

On a gloomy, grey day in the middle of Atlanta winter, hundreds of local kids stood shivering in line around the block, waiting to enter a remote warehouse that had been transformed, for one night only, into a music venue. They were dressed to the nines despite the weather, in glamorous makeup, heels and sneakers, […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Celebrates Halloween With The Second Episode Of ‘Hottiween’

In addition to dressing up as Street Fighter‘s Chun-Li for Halloween, Megan Thee Stallion also started sharing a new web series, Hottieween. The first episode dropped yesterday, and today, she has released a second one. The YouTube description says of the latest installment, “After a forgotten night with Archimedes, Megan Thee Stallion, P.I. finds herself […]

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ONE Musicfest Is a Musical Homecoming for the Culture

Photo: OneMusicfest The universal impact that black people have had on music is undeniable. One could go as far to say that we invented music in all of its forms. We have not only used music to entertain ourselves and the masses, but we’ve also used it to heal, educate and inspire people to do […]

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Watch: Missy Elliott Invented Music Videos

Throw It Back [Official Music Video] / Missy Elliott (YouTube) OK, OK, OK, that pesky little thing called “history” in the real world says the first music video was filmed in a Thomas Edison studio in 1895 and was called the “Dickson Experimental Sound Film.” But, Melissa Arnette “Missy” Elliott elevated them, OK?! If you […]

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Coming 2 America: Welcome to Zamunda, Tracy Morgan

Host Tracy Morgan speaks onstage during The 2019 ESPYs on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Make America Zamunda again! Or…“MAZA,” if you will. Coming to America, the 1988 popular comedy starring Eddie Murphy, has a much-anticipated sequel coming up and, well, it seems to be providing all the […]

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Nipsey Hussle Calls Out Tekashi 69 In Rick Ross’ ‘Rich N—a Lifestyle’

[embedded content] Rick Ross‘ long-awaited Port Of Miami 2 is finally here. The album features a truly wild number of collaborations — Drake, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Denzel Curry, Meek Mill, and more — but perhaps the most notable is Nipsey Hussle. Since Nip was tragically shot and killed in Compton in March, every […]

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Kash Doll Pulls Out All The Stops In Her Speedway-Themed ‘Ready Set’ Video With Big Sean

[embedded content] Kash Doll and Big Sean pull out all the stops in Kash’s roadway-themed new video for “Ready Set” from her as-yet-untitled debut album. The Jesse Ray Diamond and Teyana Taylor-directed video features shots of Kash Doll performing on a race track and plays off the reputation of her and Sean’s hometown Detroit as […]

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Teyana Taylor Releases A Raunchy New Single, ‘How You Want It?’ With King Combs

[embedded content] Teyana Taylor’s back with new music to provide the soundtrack to our potential Saturday night bar hook-ups. Thursday night, Taylor released “How You Want It?” with King Combs (Diddy’s son) via GOOD Music. Taylor teased the track on her Instagram account all week, starting Monday with a four-day countdown post that descended daily […]

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Three Times a Lady: When I Grow Up, I Want to Be Like Iman (or Ciara, or Teyana, or…)

(l-r) Ciara, Iman and Teyana Taylor on Essence’s July/August issueImage: Itaysha Jordan (Essence Communications) How do you celebrate 25 years of hosting the biggest celebration of black womanhood in the world? If you’re Essence magazine, you mark the spirit of the summer festival season by featuring three dynamically different beauties on your covers—all with a […]

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