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“Rescue Me” Singer, Fontella Bass, Dies at 72

Vocalist dies from complications of a recent heart attack

Singer died in St. Louis

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Kanye West Boycotting 2013 Grammy Awards

The disgruntled artist is, yet again, upset over the lack of nominations he's received

Does Kanye have a point?

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Poet Jayne Cortez Passes Away at 78

Cortez, a pioneer of spoken word poetry, was the recipient of an American Book Award

Award-winning American poet Jayne Cortez died on Friday December 28

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Beyoncé to Share Stage with Fans at Super Bowl 2013

Bootylicious singer participates in contest with her fans

Would you like to be on stage with the star while she performs?

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T.I.’s “Trouble Man” Debuts High on Billboard Charts

Rapper has no 'Trouble' selling units

T.I. is back ladies and gentlemen.

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Star Jones, Damon Wayans Jr. Likes Django Unchained

More black celebs are endorsing the controversial film

Touré tweeted, “I loved Django. Much to say about it: complex film and one of…

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Denzel Washington: Top Money-Making Star of 2012

Denzel adds to the many accolades he has already amassed

Because of his movies, “Flight” and “Safe House,” exhibitors felt Washington was responsible for more…

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R.I.P.: Black Culture Greats We Lost in 2012

In addition to Ms. Houston, we also lost Etta James ("At Last"), Don Cornelius (Soul Train) Donna Summer ("Bad Girls") and many more.

We lose greats just about every year, but this year has been particularly rough for…

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Arsenio Hall Release Return to Late Night Trailer

Do you think he'll be successful?

Arsenio Hall, an early 90’s icon for late night talk shows, is coming back for…

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Brandy is Engaged to Music Executive, Ryan Press

Singer has accepted marriage proposal from her boyfriend

Brandy feels her faith in love has been restored

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Malik Yoba: “I Want to be More like Forest Whitaker”

The actor speaks on the various projects he's done recently.

Who would you rather emulate: Denzel or Forest Whitaker?

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‘Django Unchained’ Breaks Box Office Record

Slavery-era movie moves past 'Ali' for highest grossing R rated tally on Christmas

The Quentin Tarantino movie, “Django Unchained,” has set a Christmas box office record for an…

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Bilal Decoded: Preaching the Gospel of Money Management and Self Reliance

Anyone who is in the music industry or hopes to be will learn something from Bilal in this interview.

The soul singer talks about his music industry past and future.

By Tomika Anderson

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Why You Should go See “Django Unchained”

Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington and Samuel L. Jackson have convincing roles in this slavery era film

There’s a love story and the showing of a strong black man in there somewhere

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Rapper Capital Steez Dead at 19

Rapper Joey Bada$$ tweeted the news of Steez' death.

No details have been released on his death.

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Lil Wayne Sends Message to Sandy Hook Victims

Lil Wayne has joined the chorus of music industry acts speaking on the tragedy.

Wayne spoke with sports talk show host Jim Rome, on his new show on Showtime.

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Spike Lee: ‘Django Unchained is Disrespectful’

Lee said he has no plans to watch the movie.

We were all waiting for Spike Lee to comment on Django Unchained right?

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Jamie Foxx Tells Oprah: ‘Leonardo Snubbed me on Set’

Actor reveals why Leo snubbed him at the beginning of shooting.

Will you go out to see Django Unchained?

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Art and Politics Collide! Artstrike Calls for Art About the Fiscal Cliff

Activist Van Jones, co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, is heading up a day of action on December 17th for Artstrike

Activist Van Jones, co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, is heading up a day of action…

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“Middle of Nowhere” Wins Four Awards At The AAFCA

Ava Duvernay's independent film keeps winning accolades

Sundance Film Festival’s first woman of color to win their Best Director Prize, stacks up…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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