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Jill Scott Joins ‘Def Poetry Jam' Show Supporting COVID-19 Relief

6 days ago   |   By Essence

After spending three hours healing our souls with Erykah Badu, Jill Scott is turning her good vibes towards the city of Newark. The Grammy award-winning singer, actress and poet will be headlining Healing, Power & Poetry, a Def Poetry Jam reunion event that will be live-streamed on Twitch and Facebook. On Saturday, May 23, she will be joined by the city's mayor Ras Baraka, a fellow poet who's gaining national attention for ending his daily pandemic briefings with uplifting poems. His father Amiri Baraka, respected author and former poet laureate of New Jersey, appeared on the original Def...
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COME TEES and 8-Ball Launch Artist Collaborations for COVID-19 Relief

COME TEES and 8-Ball Launch Artist Collaborations for COVID-19 Relief

6 days ago   |   By Hypebeast

The non-profit 8-Ball Community is joining forces with COME TEES by LA-based artist Sonya Sombreuil to launch a series of exclusive artist collaborations under an initiative called 8 Months of 8-Ball project.The partnered effort will raise funds for the collective's wide range of artists, musicians and performers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the quarantine measures in place, 8-Ball was forced to cancel its annual fundraising event at Mission Chinese Food in Chinatown, New York City. Over the course of eight months, artists in the project will release their original designs on...
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As COVID-19 Relief Nears Depletion, This Black-Owned Bank Steps In

As COVID-19 Relief Nears Depletion, This Black-Owned Bank Steps In

6 days ago   |   By Essence

By now, you've likely heard about the deeply fragile state of Black-owned businesses in the time of COVID-19. Back in March, as shelter-in-place orders rapidly spread nationwide, small, non-essential businesses were among the first shutter their doors. On April 3rd, the Paycheck Protection Program was launched- $349 billion was set aside to aid small businesses with payroll, rent and other basic expenditures. Unfortunately, the first-come, first-serve plan left Black businesses in the dust. Large corporations hoarded aid like panicked shoppers, clawing for the last toilette paper roll...
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Nail Your Look: Nude With Gold Accents

Nail Your Look: Nude With Gold Accents

One of the chicest nail trends this spring is a nude pedicure with a touch of gold. Luckily, this subtle yet glamorous look is easy to create at home. Step 1. Gather... Read more ...

Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Reducing Legal Protection for Social...

Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Reducing Legal Protection for Social Media Platforms

On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a new executive order that could potentially reduce the legal protection currently offered by Section 230 of the Communications... Read more ...

Brodinski Releases Electro-Trap 'Evil World Reloaded' Deluxe LP

Brodinski Releases Electro-Trap 'Evil World Reloaded' Deluxe LP

Brodinski has released Evil World Reloaded , the deluxe cut of his recent album Evil World. Recruiting fellow electro-leaning trap production heavyweights to remix various... Read more ...

G Herbo Shares Deluxe Version of 'PTSD'

G Herbo Shares Deluxe Version of 'PTSD'

G Herbo has released the deluxe version of his recent album PTSD. The extended project features 14 brand new tracks including features from Lil Durk and Lil Uzi Vert. PTSD... Read more ...

Grimes is selling ‘a fraction of her soul' as a conceptual art piece

Grimes is selling ‘a fraction of her soul' as a conceptual art piece

Grimes , already known for designing her own album art and merch , is debuting her first fine art show May 28, and - in news that would be surprising, if Grimes hadn't... Read more ...

2020 MTV VMAs may happen Aug. 30 in Brooklyn

2020 MTV VMAs may happen Aug. 30 in Brooklyn

The show hopes to broadcast the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for its 36th edition. Read more ...

Sofia Richie's Career Seemingly Takes Off Amid Scott Disick Breakup as She...

Sofia Richie's Career Seemingly Takes Off Amid Scott Disick Breakup as She Films a New Project

New projects on the horizon! Sofia Richie shared a behind-the-scenes photo on set while shooting something new on May 28, following her split from ex-boyfriend Scott Disick. It... Read more ...

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Air Jordan 34 Low Offers Old-School Prints and Patterns

Air Jordan 34 Low Offers Old-School Prints and Patterns

One of the newest and most technologically advanced silhouettes in Jordan Brand 's basketball lineup, the Air Jordan 34 Low has been revealed in a wildly-printed... Read more ...

Why Are The Protestors Being Framed As The Problem? White Supremacy

Why Are The Protestors Being Framed As The Problem? White Supremacy

In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, thousands of people took to the streets to protest the fact that the officers... Read more ...