ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).

The Sound

R&B singer Tweet was a force to be reckoned with on the soul music scene when she dropped her debut album Southern Hummingbird back in 2002 and from the sounds of her new music, she’s cooking up something as equally as classic for her latest project. Although fans can attest to the fact that the Rochester, NY native has […]

The Life

It’s barely been two weeks since Kim Kardashian confirmed to the world that she and husband Kanye West are expecting their second child, but there’s already speculation as to the sex of baby number 2. In the days since Mrs. Yeezy’s grand announcement, several reports have claimed that she’s pregnant with twins, while others claim to […]

Trombonist Jeff Bradshaw is back with a new single from his forthcoming album, Home, due out in March on Shanachie Records.  The song, “All Time Love,” features Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson, and the incomparable Tweet, who announced earlier this week that she’s preparing to head back into the studio with Missy Elliot and Timbaland. “All […]

It seems Olympian Lolo Jones does a better job at shading people on Twitter than clearing hurdles. The popular track and field athlete made a joke that sent some shade in pop star Rihanna‘s direction and the tweet sent the social network into a tailspin. The Urban Daily recently reported that Drake was tapped to […]

In today’s ” Who Gives A F–k” news, public relations executive Justine Sacco decided to ‘fess us and apologize for an offensive tweet sent out on Friday. READ: A White Woman Blasts White People For Racism  In a written statement, Sacco apologized “for being insensitive to this crisis — which does not discriminate by race, […]

Justine Sacco, the communications director for media conglomerate IAC, which represents brands like; OkCupid,, and Vimeo made the most senior of rookie mistakes when she tweeted about her trip to Africa yesterday. She was actually in route to South Africa when she tweeted, “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!” […]

Acclaimed film director Spike Lee was just hit with a serious lawsuit by an elderly couple, The McClains, from Florida. The couple is suing Spiker Lee for acting on blind rage when he first heard about the Trayvon Martin shooting.   RELATED: Angry Man Gets Back At Wife By Leaving Fake Bomb In Kitchen According to […]

  Wiz Khalifa tweeted a message out to his fans today announcing that he and his girl are now husband and wife! Check it out below! Wow! He really did it! He married Amber and made an honest woman out of her! Way to man up and take care of your family Mr. Khalifa! Salute! […]

  It’s been six years since R&B singer Tweet has been in a relationship, but that didn’t stop her from tapping into past hurt for her new song, “Enough.” The lead single from her new EP “Simply Tweet”  finds Tweet at the end of a relationship and ready to shake off the blues. Must Listen: […]

Before Brian McKnight was singing instructions to women on how to work their woman parts, Tweet was giving step-by-step instructions on Jilling for the world to hear.  2002’s “Oops Oh My” flirted with radio censors, seductively detailing the chocolate songbird’s striptease as she prepared to double-click her mouse.  The sexy first single from  her debut […]