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Social Distancing With Stacy Adams: Steve Harvey Is Hosting the Isley Brothers Verzuz Earth Wind & Fire

Steve Harvey speaks onstage during 2019 Miss Universe Pageant on December 08, 2019.Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images (Getty Images) The shine of Steve Harvey’s teeth and the sheen of his mustache are providing the positive energy you may be feeling this week because the comedian-actor has just landed his next hosting gig! Advertisement On Tuesday, Verzuz […]

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Triller Network Acquires Verzuz, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland to Join Management Team

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland discussing a Verzuz event.Screenshot: Verzuz/YouTube It looks like it’s a case of owner money Verzuz executive money because creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have some huge news! According to Billboard, the streaming platform and global pandemic lockdown-era phenomenon has been acquired by Triller Network, which is the parent company of the […]

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Brandy Set to Star Alongside Eve, Naturi Naughton in Upcoming ABC Drama Pilot Queens

Brandy attends the ‘BET Her Fights Breast Cancer’ special event at Riverside Epicenter on September 20, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.Photo: Marcus Ingram for BET (Getty Images) Have you ever wanted to see Brandy star in a musical drama with Eve and Naturi Naughton? Well if you answered yes, then boy have I got news for […]

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28 Days of Black Joy: To Brandy, Our Black Cinderella

Screenshot: Disney Originally, when I started thinking about what to write for this piece, I was gonna dedicate it to three Black women who have single-handedly gotten me through quarantine. I was gonna talk about how much joy I got from seeing Megan Thee Stallion throw it in a circle on Instagram, how much joy […]

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The 2021 Skippies: An Interview With the Bay Area About Whether or Not They Were Snubbed In the ‘Best Verzuz’ Category

Photo: Lachlan Cunningham (Getty Images) Last week, The Root dropped our nominations for the second annual The Blackest Awards, or more simply, the 2021 Skippies. The categories, both fun and serious, are fairly non-controversial. The nominations though, can sometimes tread into “Yo, how are you going to include X but not Y?” One such situation […]

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Nostalgia Is All the Rage, but Nobody Does Black in the Day Better Than Back Issue

Image: Courtesy of Pineapple Street Studios When the name of the game is nostalgia, there’s a delicate balance between reverence and levity. Advertisement “We just want to talk about stuff that we’re obsessed with,” Tracy Clayton, co-host of Pineapple Street’s Studio’s new podcast, Back Issue, told The Root. “We want to talk about reality TV […]

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Brandy Discusses Forthcoming Album, the Price of Fame and More With Apple Music

Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images) Brandy returns with new music on Friday with B7, her first album in eight years. On Tuesday, the R&B superstar sat down with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe during his “At Home With” radio series to discuss the 15-song project, its collaborations, and some of her career’s biggest hits. Advertisement For […]

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