Music

Brave Williams talks R&B Divas LA and New EP “Fearless”

Brave Williams talks R&B Divas LA and New EP “Fearless”

DMV chicks are the bossiest. I got to catch up with singer and Reality TV star Brave Williams at DC’s House Studio. The doll joined me to dish on her new cast mates on TV One’s R&B Divas Los Angels, where she links up with fellow Baltimore artist Lil’ Mo. She also explained to me […]

By March 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Another Oscar for Hip-Hop; Common & John Legend’s “Glory” Wins [VIDEO]

Another Oscar for Hip-Hop; Common & John Legend’s “Glory” Wins [VIDEO]

Common and John Legend take home the gold at the 87th Annual Academy Awards for their song “Glory” from the film Selma. The duo won the Oscar for Best Original Song, beating out “Everything Is Awesome” from The Lego Movie, “Greatful” from Beyond the Lights, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me and […]

By February 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Raheem DeVaughn Celebrates ‘Love Sex & Passion’ at Release Party in DC [INTERVIEW]

Raheem DeVaughn Celebrates ‘Love Sex & Passion’ at Release Party in DC [INTERVIEW]

Last Friday, singer Raheem DeVaughn turned up with is hometown to celebrate the release of his fifth studio album “Love Sex & Passion” at Eden Lounge in DC. The crooner hosted guests at the swanky downtown lounge as he played the album in it’s entirety. He reminded us that it’s been 10 years since he released his […]

By February 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Raheem DeVaughn Drops ‘Love, Sex & Passion’ & Kicks Off US Tour

Raheem DeVaughn Drops ‘Love, Sex & Passion’ & Kicks Off US Tour

Three-time Grammy nominated recording artist Raheem DeVaughn releases new album, Love, Sex & Passion, today on 368 Music Group/Entertainment One Music (eOne Music). Additionally, DeVaughn will be touring alongside fellow R&B peers Ledisi and R&B Divas LA’s Leela James on The Intimate Truth Tour, beginning later this month. Raheem’s uptempo, feel-good lead single “Queen” is […]

By February 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Entertainment

Brave Williams talks R&B Divas LA and New EP “Fearless”

Brave Williams talks R&B Divas LA and New EP “Fearless”

DMV chicks are the bossiest. I got to catch up with singer and Reality TV star Brave Williams at DC’s House Studio. The doll joined me to dish on her new cast mates on TV One’s R&B Divas Los Angels, where she links up with fellow Baltimore artist Lil’ Mo. She also explained to me […]

By March 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
4 Time Saving Tips & Apps for the Social Millennial

4 Time Saving Tips & Apps for the Social Millennial

 If your iPhone is practically glued to your hand or you’re perfectly content with sharing Hulu & Netflix accounts over traditional cable options chances are you’re a millennial. And as such, life hacks and time saving tips are of utmost importance to you. I know, because I am you. A millennial is by definition a person […]

By February 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Another Oscar for Hip-Hop; Common & John Legend’s “Glory” Wins [VIDEO]

Another Oscar for Hip-Hop; Common & John Legend’s “Glory” Wins [VIDEO]

Common and John Legend take home the gold at the 87th Annual Academy Awards for their song “Glory” from the film Selma. The duo won the Oscar for Best Original Song, beating out “Everything Is Awesome” from The Lego Movie, “Greatful” from Beyond the Lights, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me and […]

By February 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Start Them Young | Free STEM Event for Girls in DC

Start Them Young | Free STEM Event for Girls in DC

  This post makes the little geek in me smile! On Saturday February 28th, 2015, The NOBEL Women (National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women) are holding a 1 day technology workshop for girls ages 8-18.  This workshop focuses on technology and the internet and engaging our young women early on so that they can […]

By February 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Events

Raheem DeVaughn Celebrates ‘Love Sex & Passion’ at Release Party in DC [INTERVIEW]

Raheem DeVaughn Celebrates ‘Love Sex & Passion’ at Release Party in DC [INTERVIEW]

Last Friday, singer Raheem DeVaughn turned up with is hometown to celebrate the release of his fifth studio album “Love Sex & Passion” at Eden Lounge in DC. The crooner hosted guests at the swanky downtown lounge as he played the album in it’s entirety. He reminded us that it’s been 10 years since he released his […]

By February 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Start Them Young | Free STEM Event for Girls in DC

Start Them Young | Free STEM Event for Girls in DC

  This post makes the little geek in me smile! On Saturday February 28th, 2015, The NOBEL Women (National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women) are holding a 1 day technology workshop for girls ages 8-18.  This workshop focuses on technology and the internet and engaging our young women early on so that they can […]

By February 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Matters of The Heart R&B Benefit Concert [PHOTOS]

Matters of The Heart R&B Benefit Concert [PHOTOS]

Photo Essay by Aminah Brown AmazingGrace Productions hosts it’s 5th Annual Matters of the Heart R&B Benefit Concert at the Howard Theatre last Thursday, Feb. 12th. The live music event, starring R&B groups Good Girl, MPrynt, violinist and vocalist Kendall Isadore and comedian Kasaun Wilson, will raise money to donate to a community organization. This year’s […]

By February 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
K. Michelle Brings ‘My Twisted Mind Tour’ to Baltimore [PHOTO]

K. Michelle Brings ‘My Twisted Mind Tour’ to Baltimore [PHOTO]

R&B singer K. Michelle made a stop at Rams Head Live! in Baltimore, Md. on the fourth stop of her “My Twisted Mind” Tour earlier this week. She belted out many fan favorites from her latest no. 1 album “Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart”, which was released in December 2014. During the set, K. Michelle announced that […]

By February 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Lifestyle

How to Stay Warm and Still Look Cute

How to Stay Warm and Still Look Cute

Its cold outside and everyone still wants to look cute and fashionable. I will give you a list of how to keep warm and still look chic. Top it Off A beanie may very well be your best friend this winter, wear it slightly back on your head so you do not hide your pretty […]

By February 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Co Washing 101: Everything You Need To Know About Washing Your Hair With Conditioner

Co Washing 101: Everything You Need To Know About Washing Your Hair With Conditioner

We’ve had a harsh winter this year and keeping your hair hydrated can be difficult. One way I discovered to keep my locs hydrated is co-washing. Washing My Hair Without Shampoo? Co washing, (or Conditioner Washing), is the process of washing your hair with a conditioner that has cleansing properties. One common misconception is that co washing […]

By February 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Magic Johnson Invests $10 Million in Chicago Youth Summer Employment Program

Magic Johnson Invests $10 Million in Chicago Youth Summer Employment Program

Former NBA legend turned business mogul, Magic Johnson and financial guru Kimbra Watler will invest $10 million over 2 years into the future of Chicago. The two have co-founded Inner City Youth Empowerment, LLC to help keep at-risk youth safe by providing them with summer employment opportunities. Their generous donation helps to triple the size of the […]

By February 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
What The Stars Will Wear to the Oscars

What The Stars Will Wear to the Oscars

What an actor wears on the red carpet can send a powerful message to fans, casting directors, and the media. The right gown can elevate someone from starlet to A-lister, or from party girl to polished fashionista. Johnny Depp, for example, has solidified his reputation as Hollywood’s resident tortured artist and bad boy in part […]

By February 22, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Community

Magic Johnson Invests $10 Million in Chicago Youth Summer Employment Program

Magic Johnson Invests $10 Million in Chicago Youth Summer Employment Program

Former NBA legend turned business mogul, Magic Johnson and financial guru Kimbra Watler will invest $10 million over 2 years into the future of Chicago. The two have co-founded Inner City Youth Empowerment, LLC to help keep at-risk youth safe by providing them with summer employment opportunities. Their generous donation helps to triple the size of the […]

By February 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Start Them Young | Free STEM Event for Girls in DC

Start Them Young | Free STEM Event for Girls in DC

  This post makes the little geek in me smile! On Saturday February 28th, 2015, The NOBEL Women (National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women) are holding a 1 day technology workshop for girls ages 8-18.  This workshop focuses on technology and the internet and engaging our young women early on so that they can […]

By February 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Combat Winter Dryness With Loc Lov’s Hair Nectar

Combat Winter Dryness With Loc Lov’s Hair Nectar

Are you a loc’d or loose natural hair individual looking to add shine & hydration to your hair? Are you an individual with extreme scalp dermatitis, a form of scalp inflammation or eczema, looking for relief? With the creation of Loc Lov’s two-part Hair Nectar Collection, these worries are now a thing of the past.  Loc […]

By January 29, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
J. Cole Helps Single Mothers Live Rent Free at 2014 Forest Hills Drive

J. Cole Helps Single Mothers Live Rent Free at 2014 Forest Hills Drive

I can’t get enough of this J. Cole dude. It’s like every day I wake up to a new reason to love him. In a recent interview on the Jack Combat Show, the rapper revealed his plans for his now famous childhood home. His latest release 2014 Forest Hills Drive, is an ode to his evolution […]

By January 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Op-Ed

So You Mad Now? A Deeper Look Into VH1’s Newest Show “Sorority Sisters”

So You Mad Now? A Deeper Look Into VH1’s Newest Show “Sorority Sisters”

  As a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., the new VH1 show “Sorority Sisters” is a mockery of what it means to be in a sisterhood. It portrays the members of predominantly Black sororities as catty, loud, and for lack of a better word bitchy.   The reason why I became a member […]

By December 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
9 Things You Should Undserstand About J. Cole’s Angie Martinez Interview

9 Things You Should Undserstand About J. Cole’s Angie Martinez Interview

Two weeks ago I wrote a post clowning J. Cole’s hair. I wanted to see two things: if you guys are with me, actually reading my blog and to sort of praise Cole. Read carefully. I spend far more time outlining what he’s been doing in the wake of the country’s current racial tensions than […]

By December 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Dear Shy Glizzy: Your Complex Comments Will Cost You

Dear Shy Glizzy: Your Complex Comments Will Cost You

Why I got to worry about anybody in D.C.? Nobody in D.C. is worried about Glizzy. – Shy Glizzy Dear Shy Glizzy, You tried it! Yep, right out of the gate I’m going to let you know how I feel about your comments in December 7th’s Complex article. You may have had an ‘Awwsome Year,’ […]

By December 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How Come When Rappers ‘Go Concious’ They Stop Grooming?

How Come When Rappers ‘Go Concious’ They Stop Grooming?

Our beloved, North Carolina rapper J. Cole has been on the front lines raising awareness and speaking out about the injustices we’ve been seeing with police/citizen relations. Cole was one of the first rappers to pack up and head down to Ferguson, Mo. to show solidarity with protesters after the fatal police shooting of unarmed […]

By December 9, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Recent Posts

Oscar Worthy Skin Care Products

Oscar Worthy Skin Care Products

The 87th Oscars will be filled with big personas, creative minds, and talented actors and actresses. Very rarely do we get to see our favorite actresses bare it all on film. Of course by bare it all, I mean their bare face!  Glowing, radiant skin seems to be one thing that this year’s leading actress nominees […]

By February 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Mya Releases Surprise EP “Love Elevation Suite” [DOWNLOAD]

Mya Releases Surprise EP “Love Elevation Suite” [DOWNLOAD]

This weekend, R&B Princess Mya released a surprise Valentine’s Day EP for her fans. “Love Elevation Suite” is for the music lovers and fans who have been feigning for some feel good music and a mellow vibe. Valentine’s Day was the release date of choice as it’s a representative of love and a sweet treat to her fans. […]

By February 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
I Spy Technology… The Oscars

I Spy Technology… The Oscars

This coming Sunday is the 87th annual Academy Awards.  While many will be covering the winners and the amazing fashion, I’m going to be spotting all the technology.  Let’s take the biggest category, Best Picture, and look at the technology in each of the films. American Sniper American Sniper is a poignant look at what […]

By February 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Kanye West Teams Up With Damon Dash to Present New Film ‘Loisaidas’ [TRAILER]

Kanye West Teams Up With Damon Dash to Present New Film ‘Loisaidas’ [TRAILER]

Kanye West and Damon Dash of Damon Dash Studios presents Loisaidas, produced and directed by Damon Dash. Featuring Murda Mook, Smoke DZA, Damon Dash, Daniel Jenkins, Ramell Williams and comedian Smokey Robinson, Loisaidas is a chilling story taking place in the Lower East Side, Loisaidas. The film tells a tale of young hustlers trying to make […]

By February 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Fifty Shades of #Bae | Lance Gross’ Steamy Celebrity Shoot [PHOTOS]

Fifty Shades of #Bae | Lance Gross’ Steamy Celebrity Shoot [PHOTOS]

Romance is in the air and flames of passion have been ignited this Valentine’s Day with the release of Fifty Shades of Grey. This box office smash has already grossed $81.7 million in it’s opening weekend, and these spicy images only further illustrate the film’s appeal. This campaign was exclusively shot and curated by actor and celebrity […]

By February 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
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