Arts & Entertainment


Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj: A loss for Black women, personal relationships and sisterhood

Last month, Remy Ma’s “SHEther,” a “diss track,” shook the hip-hop music community and American culture, as rapper Remy Ma, who was recently freed from prison on two charges of assault, wrote and recorded a scathing track about rapper Nicki ...

WOC to see at SXSW

SXSW, the Austin, Texas-based, nine-day music, arts and technology conference, is upon us once again.

Colorful florals and fresh patterns for spring ’17

At Francesca Liberatore’s spring 2017 show, the collection was filled with fantastic florals, passionate patterns, bright colors and feminine fashions.

Muslim designer’s dazzling ensembles

With beautiful models wearing her dramatic, wearable statement pieces, Anniesa Hasibuan presented a dazzling collection at New York Fashion Week.

The Notorious B.I.G. celebrated in Brooklyn

Thursday, March 9, 2017, the world observed the 20th anniversary of the still unsolved murder of Biggie Smalls, also known as Notorious B.I.G or Christopher Wallace.

‘Shots Fired’ is explosive TV

There are a hundred elephants in the proverbial rooms that make up the United States of America, circa 2017.

Jurnee Smollett-Bell: The wounds of slavery have not healed

Despite being a fierce opponent of President Donald Trump, Jurnee Smollett-Bell remains hopeful during his presidency because the "spirit of revolution" brings change.

Gabourey Sidibe gets candid about weight loss surgery

Gabourey Sidibe is getting candid about her weight loss efforts in her upcoming memoir, "This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare."

Horoscope: March 9 - March 15

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

Black artist to watch: Vagabon

It is important to mention how beautiful the 24-year-old New York-based indie rock artist Laetitia Tamko is.

BAM’s celebration of Black women filmmakers closes with rousing reception

Among other things, “Daughters of the Dust” is a film deeply concerned with making sure that history and culture are not lost.

Experiments in sound and performance: NYC and beyond hits Pratt Institute

Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute, a private, nonprofit art and design school recently hosted an event on experimental music.

Sssshhhh…Don’t tell Melba

Just between you and me…I did make a few changes, some would even call them shortcuts, to Melba’s delicious oven-fried chicken recipe from her first cookbook, “Melba’s American Comfort.”

Crossover classics mix in modern styles

The contrast between menswear and women’s lingerie looks was striking as models came down the runway for Taoray Wang’s New York Fashion Week debut at Skylight Gallery.

Turkish designer hits Paris; Ferrari’s fashions

In Paris, France, Turkish designer Selma Celik recently presented a glamorous 1970s collection for SELMACELIK on the runway for Paris Fashion Week.