You don’t rush a man like DMX. It’s impossible, potentially dangerous and…a complete waste of time. It’s taken ten years to get X back on a New York stage – for reasons evidenced in news headlines and court records – so when you think about it, what’s a couple more hours? But it’s 10:45pm on […]

As dance instructor Lydia Grant in the 1980 film Fame Debbie Allen dropped one of the most iconic lines in cinema history “You’ve got big dreams? You want fame? Well fame costs. And right here is where you start paying…in sweat.” Allen’s career is a testament to those very words. After a successful career as […]

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The NBA Playoffs are in full swing and everyone has an opinion on who they thing will take home the Larry O’Brien Championship trophy. Our friends  at Mecca Unisex Salon in Philly definitely weighed in on the topic and NBA player style. Who do you have taking it all? Watch more videos from our “Come Around […]

In the last of’s interviews with the cast of Red Tails, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. gives us his first hand recollections about flying a fighter plane in World War II and how accurate he felt the movie was.  The cast also speak on the impact the Tuskegee […]


When it comes to your personal style and grooming, consistency is key. While you may have a trusted barber for special occasions, looking good is a daily operation. Whether it’s keeping your goatee crisp or freshening up that half-moon part, you have to be ready to take matters into your own hands. Gillette’s Fusion ProGlide […]

HBO’s “The Wire” was one of the best shows the cable network ever produced. However, the situations on the show didn’t show too much if any positivity. One of the actors from the show wants to motivate young inner city youth to aspire to be more than their surrounding envoirment. To Tray Chaney aka “Poot,” […]

The pressure of being a music superstar can be overwhelming. The weight of being a gospel superstar can be worse. Sister gospel duo Mary Mary have experienced the highs and lows of the business. Naturally, they want to share their testimony and what better way to do that than with a reality show. The Campbell […]

For those anxious to see what Frank Ocean performs at Coachella, don’t hold your breath if you want to hear “American Wedding.” The Odd Future member has been threatened with a lawsuit by The Eagles frontman, Don Henley over an uncleared sample of their hit “Hotel California.” “American Wedding” was featured on Ocean’s 2011 mixtape, […]

Is Love & Basketball better romance than Boomerang? That’s what early voters are saying in the third round of’s Black Romance Movie Bracket Challenge. After knocking off The Wood and Brown Sugar, the 2000 romance directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood has a commanding lead over Boomerang. Do you agree? CLICK HERE TO VOTE NOW!

Opening on February 25, 2005, Diary Of A Mad Black Woman was the first movie released by Tyler Perry. The movie introduced the world outside of the chitlin circuit to “Madea”, Perry’s wig-wearing, prosthetic-rocking, gun-toting alter ego. Made on a modest budget of $5.5 million, “Diary” went on to gross more than $50 million making […]

If the NBA gave rings for style, Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier would’ve led the league in MVP titles. Taking his ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ inspired moniker seriously, the former New York Knick set many trends. But none was as noticeable as his chops. Whether they were in full, perfectly-shaped bloom, or grown wild a free, Frazier’s sideburns […]