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Super Rich: 10 Most Wealthy Comic Book Characters

With the 2014 San Diego Comic Con in full swing, we take a look at…

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Lil Wayne Allegedly Being Sued Over Young Money Website

Rapper allegedly owes company $250,000 for the domain

Lil Wayne is reportedly facing a lawsuit after refusing to pay the remaining $250,000 for…

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Twitter Reacts To Angie Martinez Leaving Hot 97

"The Voice of New York" hangs it up after an illustrious career.

UPDATE: Charlamagne Da God just announced on The Breakfast Club that radio legend Angie Martinez…

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Universal Pictures Announces The ‘Get On Up’ Tour

The funky, new biopic about James Brown is hitting the road.

The people who brought you “Despicable Me” and “Jurassic Park” are adding a bit of…

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Will And Jada Smith Cleared By Child Protective Services

The Smith's were asked to keep an eye on Willow.

After racy photos of both Jaden and Willow Smith hit the Web, concerned fans and…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Twitter Reacts To Disney’s Zendaya Cast As Aaliyah

The Disney star will star as Aaliyah in a new Lifetime biopic.

If you’ve been living underneath a rock for the past couple of days, Lifetime recently…

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10 Reasons White People Think Racism Is Over

Is racism truly over? Speak on it below!

“Are we now in a post-racial America?” This is perhaps the number two question asked…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Malia Obama Works on Set of Halle Berry’s Latest Project

Is this a sign that Malia Obama is headed to Hollywood?
According to The Wrap, the…

By Courtney Connley

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30 Hilarious Memes From The NBA Finals

The Internets continued to slander LeBron and his team.

It was written in the stars after the San Antonio Spurs took a commanding 3-1…

By Kevin L. Clark

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10 First Tweets From Successful Black Businesspeople

Find out how these success stories began their journey on Twitter.

Being first is one of the initial rules you learn when you get into business.
In…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Chris Rock To Bring The ‘Black Plague’ In New Comedy Tour

Brooklyn's funny man hints how Yeezus inspired the name of his next comedy tour.

On Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show, Chris Rock announced to his legion of fans that…

By Kevin L. Clark

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10 Twitter Reactions To TerRio’s New Show

The Internet star hopes to "ooh, kill 'em" on TV.

With the popular Vine and Internet star having recently signed a deal to William Morris…

By Kevin L. Clark

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20 Years Ago: Twitter Remembers The O.J. Simpson Murder Trial

Social media reflects on the "Crime of the Century".

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Pro Basketball Players Bradley Beal And James Harden Attend Activision Booth At E3

E3 2014: Houston Rockets’ James Harden Plays ‘Destiny’

The Rockets' two-guard plays Call of Duty, too.

If you’re missing out on all the Electronic Entertainment Expo excitement (try saying that three…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Actress and Activist Ruby Dee Dead At 91

We honor her legacy as a shining example of Black excellence.

Stage and screen legend Ruby Dee passed away Wednesday (June 11) at the age of…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Black Fraternities and Sororities Petition Against Mona Scott-Young’s Latest Project

Reality show powerhouse stirs controversy amongst Black Greek letter organizations

Black fraternities and sororities petition against Mona Scott-Young’s latest project “Sorority Sisters”

By Courtney Connley

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The 30 Most Heartfelt #YesAllWomen Tweets You Should See

The real talk hashtag gives us a look at how women feel about misogyny.

 
The #YesAllWomen hashtag continues to trend as discussions bring light to the horrors that women…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Downtown 81′ Remastered For VOD

SAMO's low budget comedy is available on June 24th.

One of the most important and influential artists of the late 20th Century, Jean-Michel Basquiat…

By Kevin L. Clark

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E3 2014: Sony Announces PlayStation TV Available This Fall

E3 has given gamers a reason to be excited.

Monday, June 9, Sony held its press conference at the 2014 Electronics Entertainment Expo. Better…

By Kevin L. Clark

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The 20 Best Kanye-Fidence Quotes To Build Self-Confidence

Use these inspirational words to boost your business acumen.

Being a businessman requires deft skills, intellect, charisma, showmanship, and confidence.
If you are lacking any…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Time Warner Interested In Buying VICE Media For $1 Billion

Is Time Warner's deal to buy VICE Media worth it?

Reportedly, cable conglomerate Time Warner is interested in purchasing a large stake in Vice Media.
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Defy Media To Buy Viacom Gaming Assets

The company looks to leverage their gaming audience for YouTube.

In the world of digital media, assets are essential for big businesses to maintain their…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Don Cheadle Announces IndieGogo Campaign For Miles Davis Biopic

The celebrated actor plans on bringing Miles Davis to the masses through crowd-sourcing.

With a goal of raising $325,000 by July 6, actor Don Cheadle is hoping his…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Brian McKnight Makes California’s Delinquent Taxpayers List

The Grammy award winning singer-songwriter opens up about being in debt.

The story of Brian McKnight has included Billboard No.1 chart toppers, ASCAP and Grammy awards,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Revolt TV 2014 Upfront Presentation

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Revolt TV

Almost a year later, we spotlight some unique aspects of the company.

On October 21, 2013, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Keith Clinkscales fulfilled their dream of bringing…

By Kevin L. Clark

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The 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson, Inc.

The late, great King of Pop not only had great moves, but excellent business acumen.

Millions of people loved and adored Michael Jackson. His scintillating dance moves, his crisp timing,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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“An African City” Major Players Talk Business, Ghana And More

Nicole Amarteifio, Millie Monyo, and actress Esosa E breakdown getting sponsors, developing Ghana's entertainment hub and, of course, "The Belly Button Test".

Created by Nicole Amarteifo and Millie Monyo, An African City, has hit viral proportions. The…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Tyra Banks Lands New Daytime Talk Show Deal

Supermodel turned business mogul makes a return to daytime television

America’s Next Top Model creator, Tyra Banks, inks new daytime talk show deal with Disney-ABC

By Courtney Connley

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First-Daughter Malia Attends Prom: Date “Classified”

Malia Obama comes of age, dresses in heels for Prom

Boy, time sure does fly. Why? Well, first daughter Malia recently attended her first prom.…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Aretha Franklin Receives Honorary Doctorate From Harvard

The Queen of Soul is added to the list of celebrities honored this graduation season

Aretha Franklin receives an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Harvard University and sings national…

By Courtney Connley

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Houston Family Plans to Block Production on Whitney’s Biopic

Family says singer's legacy is worth more than a television movie

The Houston’s plan to file a lawsuit against Whitney’s Lifetime biopic, arguing the singer’s legacy…

By Courtney Connley

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Angela Bassett to Direct Whitney Houston Biopic

Award-winning actress set to bring Houston's story to Lifetime

Lifetime network has tapped award-winning actress Angela Bassett as the director of new Whitney Houston…

By Courtney Connley

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Forest Whitaker to Produce Scripted Drama on HBCU Hazing

Actor backs project that will bring controversial hazing topic to the big screen

Forest Whitaker teams with Reginald Hudlin to help produce a scripted drama that sheds light…

By Courtney Connley

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Shonda Rhimes Inks New 8-Figure Deal With ABC

Network makes Thursday night lineup Shonda night

Shonda Rhimes inks new deal with ABC worth eight figures that will include Scandal, Grey’s…

By Courtney Connley

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‘Master’ French Chefs Set to Take Las Vegas

59th General Assembly of French Master Chefs brings international flavor to Sin City

What happens at the 59th General Assembly of French Master Chefs this week is going…

By Darren Sands

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‘Reverend Run Renovations’ Show Premieres on DIY Network

Rev. Run back in reality tv with renovation show

Airing at 10 p.m on Monday’s the show will follow the Simmons house renovation

By Sasha King

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Subscribe to Julibox and everything you need to make two tasty cocktails will be at your front doorstep each month.

Julibox Founder Courtne Jones Dishes on How to Drink at Home on New Year’s Eve

You don't have to be complicated to be good, our expert says

In short, Julibox is fantastic — and, by the way, a great way for guys…

By Darren Sands

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Need Cocktail Recipes For Your Company’s Holiday Party?

Get in the spirit of the holidays with these festive recipes and stylish cocktails

Hosting a company party can be an exciting — but nerve-wracking — endeavor

By Kimberly Wilson

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Emmett Till’s Family Requests Meeting W/ Lil Wayne

After months of controversy, the Till family is ready to sit down with Lil Wayne.

Emmett Till’s family is ready to sit down and have a “dialogue” with Lil Wayne…

By Amber McKynzie

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A Look at Eight [Un]Known Facts About Black Films

Here we count down eight of the most known, or unknown, intriguing trivia facts of black movies.

From Denzel to Janet, EBONY.com looks at eight fun Black movie facts.

By Amber McKynzie

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America’s Youngest Female Billionaire Owns In-N-Out Burger

Lynsi Torres is named the youngest female billionaire in America.

Lynsi Torres helped her family business reach the billion-dollar mark, becoming the youngest billionaire in…

By Amber McKynzie

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Cosby Show Cast Reunites on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Former Cosby Show co-stars unintentionally reunite on the set of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Bill Cosby and Tempestt Bledsoe brought Cliff and Vanessa Huckstable back to life Friday night…

By Amber McKynzie

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Keyshia Cole Snubbed by Hometown Radio Station

Do you think a big star like Keyshia Cole should have to open for an unknown singer?

Keyshia Cole vented her anger on Twitter about being asked to open for an unknown…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chris Rock: “Do I Think Comedians are Better Now?”

The comedian emphatically states his opinion on the topic.

Chris Rock says he doesn’t feel comedians are as great as comedians of years past.

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Viola Davis and Hair Care Products

No jokes here. Viola Davis looks phenomenal in her short do. I would buy anything she said she puts in her hair.

What Celebrities Should be Endorsing

We see celebrity endorsements all the time for make-up, cars, face cleanser and the like. But what about the products they should REALLY be endorsing?

We see celebrity endorsements all the time for make-up, cars, face cleanser and the like.…

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Doug E. Fresh and Kangol Kid to Honor Students at NY School

Hip Hop pioneers give back to honor students in Harlem, NY

Hip Hop pioneers Doug E. Fresh and Kangol Kid will serve 22 students from the…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Vin Diesel to Star in ‘Kojak’ Movie

Action star will reprise the role of the tough, lollipop sucking detective.

This will be the film adaption of the 70s TV series.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is “Channel Orange” Frank Ocean’s Last Album?

The singer says it could be time to hang it up and move on to writing a novel.

Singer Frank Ocean feels he could write a best-selling novel as well, considers Channel Orange,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Beyonce’s Year in Review: Still On Top in 2012

Uptown Magazine counts down her most memorable moments of 2012

Beyonce has accomplishments we will never forget, and she wields her superstar status with grace…

By Sasha King

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Syleena Johnson Dishes on Her Past, R. Kelly and Kanye

Reality star talks about her career and passion

Did you listen to Syleena back then?

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Jamie Foxx Confirms Role in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Foxx will take on the role as Max Dillon/Electro in sequel

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ is due out in theaters in May 2014.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Katt Williams Slaps ‘Target’ Employee in the Face

The incident occurred in Sacramento last Sunday

How do you think the Katt Williams story will end?

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DJ Clark Kent, Shawn Prez (Global Spin Awards Founder), Sway Calloway (MTV), Ralph McDaniels (Video Music Box) and Fatman Scoop.

First Ever Global Spin Awards Ceremony, Photo Gallery

Who is your favorite DJ of all-time?

A night of honoring and recognition of DJs.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Halle Berry Settles Dispute With Gabriel Aubry

Feuding parents reach an amicable agreement

Olivier put a hurtin’ on Gabriel during that fight.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Birdman Aims to Drop 100 Albums in 1 Year

Cash Money owner has a lofty goal to achieve

Wouldn’t a hundred albums from the same label all sound the same?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Q Parker Gives Us ‘The MANual’: His Musical Guide to Success

Q Parker, of group 112, has become a "Man."

Parker discusses going from a group to a soloist, his new album and what he’s…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is Wendy Williams the Cause of a Chinese Kidnapping?

Failure to pay for an order of shoes for her Adorn label has resulted in a kidnapping in China

Williams reportedly owes over $400,000

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Nicki Minaj Says Steven Tyler Comment ‘Racist’

Minaj has a problem with Aerosmith's frontman's comment

Do you think the comment was racist?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Lifetime Achievement Award recipients New Edition along with EVP and General Manager of Centric, Paxton Baker, arrive at the Soul Train Awards.

Photos from the 2012 Soul Train Awards

Check out the celebrities who hit up the show.

2012 Soul Train Awards at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Alicia Keys is the “Girl on Fire”

Alicia Keys releases her latest album, 'Girl on Fire'

Have you heard it yet?

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Halle Berry Seeks Restraining Order After Ex Fights with Fiancee

Actress files order against her daughter's father after Thanksgiving fight

The model will appear in court on Dec. 13 on a charge of misdemeanor battery.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Lil Wayne Retiring?

Rapper claims he has other interests he wants to explore

Would you respect Wayne’s opinion as a skateboarding or sports analyst?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Kimora Lee Confirms Separation From Djimon Hounsou

Kimora tweets the confirmation on Thanksgiving

Are you sad or could you care less?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Terrence Howard Settles His Divorce Case

Howard finalizes divorce from Michelle Ghent

Actor said his ex-wife was a racist.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chris Brown Cancels Show Due to Protest

A women's rights group was protesting Brown's planned show

Are you still a Chris Brown fan?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Jamie Foxx to Host Saturday Night Live on December 8th

NBC announces the comedian will host in December

It will be the second time he has hosted the show

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Glee’s Amber Riley Rips Nightclub Via Twitter

The Glee singer has beef with WIP nightclub over botched reservations

WIP is the same nightclub where Drake and Chris Brown had their altercation.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Trailblazing Yvette Lee Bowser Talks Writing, Motherhood and Mentoring Next Generation of TV Writers

The legendary TV writer is turning her attention to promoting young writers of color

Yvette Lee Bowser, CEO of SisterLee Productions, created and sold over twenty-five pilots for American…

By Darralynn Hutson

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Sherman Hemsley Will Finally Be Buried on Wednesday

Hemsley will have a resting place

The long war over his estate is now over.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chris Tucker has Critically Acclaimed Role in ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

Funny man Chris Tucker is back!

Chris Tucker is back on the big screen and interestingly enough, it’s not another Rush…

By Demetria Irwin

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‘Soul Man’ Renewed for Another Season

Cedric the Entertainer and Niecy Nash see their television series extended

Cast celebrated the renewal with tweets thanking fans.

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Coming to America

Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy) is the Prince of Zamunda, who decides to travel to Queens, NY to find his queen. This comedy also starred Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones and John Amos, with Murphy playing various characters throughout the film. Globally, this film has grossed $288,800,000.

Top 5 Grossing Eddie Murphy Movies of All-Time

Some of your favorites are on this list.

Did you know what his top movies ever were in order of box office sales?…

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25 Years Later, MC Lyte is Still a Cultural Force

Legendary artist 'Keeps, Keeping On' as she continues adding to her legacy as her business grows.

Lyte continues to shine in many different arenas.

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Brandon T. Jackson to Star in Beverly Hills Cop TV Series

Eddie Murphy will appear on the show if it gets picked up

Brandon T. Jackson will star as Aaron Foley, the son of Axel Foley, in Beverly…

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10 Facts you Didn’t Know About Eddie Murphy

Did you know this about the comedic legend?

Eddie Murphy was roasted last night on Spike TV by his fellow comedians.

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Tamera Mowry-Housley Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Another addition to the Mowry family

Aden weighed in at 9 pounds and 5 ounces, and measured 21½ inches long.

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Nick Cannon is ‘Wild ‘N Out’ Again on MTV2

Successful entrepreneur is bringing back the high rated TV series

Were you a fan of Wild N’ Out?

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Former Delfonics’ Singer, Major Harris, Dead at 65

'Love Won't Let Me Wait' singer dies in Richmond

He left the group in 1974 and scored with the hit, ‘Love Won’t Let Me…

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T.I. Joins Atlanta Hawks Broadcast Team During Game

Rapper adds commentator to his extensive resume

Atlanta native T.I. was courtside Friday night for the first half of the Atlanta Hawks…

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Jermaine Jackson Wants a Name Change

Do you like the idea of a name change to 'Jacksun'?

Jermaine keeps getting stranger and stranger.

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Katt Williams Hit with $5 Million Lawsuit for Allegedly Punching Assistant

The comedian has his latest dust-up with authorities

Melissa Ishage filed a $5 million lawsuit in Los Angeles claiming that Katt Williams punched…

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Is Game Signing to Maybach Music Group?

Rick Ross is interested in signing him after Game's contract with Interscope ends

Is Ross signing too many rappers if he brings on The Game?

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Who Would be a Welcomed Addition to OutKast?

Big Boi has 2 suggestions, who else would fit in the group?

Do you want to see another Outkast album?

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Time to Pay Up! Lil Wayne Loses Lawsuit Against QD3

Rapper ordered to pay $2.2 Million to Quincy Jones III

Wayne blocked the release of “The Carter 3″ documentary.

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Havoc of Mobb Deep Gets “Political”

Rapper is encouraging voters not to “believe the lies” being told by Mitt Romney

Did you ever think one half of the “Infamous Ones” would be talking about politics?

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Chris Brown to Remain on Probation

Singer is ordered to come back to court after overseas tour

Let’s see if Chris can get his act together.

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Rapper Kurupt Pays for Natina Reed’s Funeral

Kurupt was once engaged to the singer

Kurupt was once engaged to the singer

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Kanye West Hugs Female Paparazzi He Once Shoved

Do you think it was sincere?

Do you think it was sincere?

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Kurupt Mourns the Death of Blaque’s Natina Reed

The 32-year-old leaves behind a son

The 32-year-old leaves behind a son

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Queen Latifah’s Talk Show to Debut Next Fall on CBS

The show will feature celebrity guests, comedy, pop culture, musical performances and more

The show will feature celebrity guests, comedy, pop culture, musical performances and more

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Chris Brown, Rihanna Possibly Recording New Music Together?

Are fans ready for these two as a couple again?

Are fans ready for these two as a couple again?

By Demetria Irwin

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Garcelle Beauvis Shocked That ‘Franklin & Bash’ Dumped Her

Beauvis didn't make it to season 3

Beauvis didn’t make it to season 3

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2 Chainz Educated Ex-Felons on Getting Back Right to Vote

2 Chainz has teamed up with Respect My Vote! to help educate disenfranchised felons on how to get back their right to vote.

2 Chainz has teamed up with Respect My Vote! to help educate disenfranchised felons on…

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Is Brandy Back? New Album has Received Rave Reviews

R&B diva releases sixth album to much fanfare

R&B diva releases sixth album to much fanfare

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Sundance Film Review: ‘Middle of Nowhere’

Check out the review of this much talked about film.

Check out the review of this much talked about film.

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Vivica A. Fox Endorses Stacey Dash Bashing

The 'Prank My Mom' actress is the latest to speak on Stacey Dash's endorsement of Mitt Romney

The ‘Prank My Mom’ actress is the latest to speak on Stacey Dash’s endorsement of…

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Will.i.am Remixes Entertainment Tonight Theme Song

The iconic song is getting a modern twist

The iconic song is getting a modern twist

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Smiths’ Home Gets Swept Pending First Lady Arrival

Fundraising luncheon starting at 2,500 a plate!

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith are hosting the First Lady at their home in L.A…

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Jay-Z and Beyonce Lose Trademark Case to the Other ‘Blue Ivy’

The other Blue Ivy is in Boston

The other Blue Ivy is in Boston

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Aretha Franklin and Halle Berry Related?

The "Queen of Soul" makes a startling discovery

The “Queen of Soul” makes a startling discovery

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Flavor Flav Arrested for Domestic Dispute

Hip Hop legend/reality star booked for felony assault

Hip Hop legend/reality star booked for felony assault

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DJ Jon Quick: From Social Work to DJing For Obama

Entrepreneur DJ Jon Quick culls his skills for political gain

Entrepreneur DJ Jon Quick culls his skills for political gain

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Nicki Minaj Helps Break Video Record on VEVO

Rapper helps Justin Bieber set VEVO mark

Rapper helps Justin Bieber set VEVO mark

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What Break? Terry McMillan Takes to Twitter to Sound Off on Politics 

Back like she never left

Back like she never left

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‘Fresh Prince’s’ Alfonso Ribeiro Marries for the 2nd Time

Do you think 'Carlton' did his dance at the wedding?

Do you think ‘Carlton’ did his dance at the wedding?

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Tahj Mowry Discusses Role on Baby Daddy and Being a Child Star

From child star to adult star, Mowry has been able to stand the test of time

From child star to adult star, Mowry has been able to stand the test of…

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2013 All-Star Celebrity Apprentice contestant, Omarosa, is making her 3rd appearance on The Apprentice franchise. She initially appeared on the first season of The Apprentice and made a return trip in 2008 in the first Celebrity Apprentice.

The 2013 Celebrity Apprentice Lineup Revealed

Omarosa, Dennis Rodman, Claudia Jordan, Lil Jon and Latoya Jackson among the All-Star Celebrity Apprentices

Omarosa, Dennis Rodman, Claudia Jordan, Lil Jon and Latoya Jackson among the All-Star Celebrity Apprentices

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All-Star Lineup Announced for Eddie Murphy Special

Many celebrities scheduled to appear on Spike TV's Eddie Murphy roast

Many celebrities scheduled to appear on Spike TV’s Eddie Murphy roast

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Nelly Arrested After Being Caught With Guns and Drugs on Tour Bus

It may be getting hot for the St. Louis rapper real soon

It may be getting hot for the St. Louis rapper real soon

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Morris Chestnut to Play Role on Nurse Jackie

Busy year continues for veteran actor

Busy year continues for veteran actor

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Headline News Network Anchor Richelle Carey Breaks Barriers

She's more than just an anchorwoman

She’s more than just an anchorwoman

By Sasha King

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Rihanna and Nicki Minaj Score 4 AMA Nominations

The singer and rapper lead all nominees

The singer and rapper lead all nominees

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Def Jam Names The-Dream Exec. Vice President of A&R

The-Dream Appointed Executive Vice President of A&R at Def Jam

From Complex
Recording artist, producer and songwriter Terius Nash, AKA The-Dream, has been named Executive Vice…

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Donna Summer: The Disco Queen who controlled the era during the 70s with hits like Bad Girl, MacArthur Park, Love To Love You, Baby and Last Dance.

2013 Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame Nominees [Photo Gallery]

The likes of Donna Summer, NWA and The Meters were nominated

The likes of Donna Summer, NWA and The Meters were nominated

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Michael Ealy Talks New Film ‘Unconditional’ and Hollywood Career

Michael Ealy opens up in new movie and giving time to charities instead of just donating

Michael Ealy opens up in new movie and giving time to charities instead of just…

By Kenya N. Byrd

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‘Boardwalk Empire’s’ Michael K. Williams Discusses the Darkness in His Roles

Michael K. Williams says he draws from his personal life when portraying his characters

Michael K. Williams says he draws from his personal life when portraying his characters

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Reality TV Showdown: Basketball Wives vs R&B Divas

Do you have to be ratchet to be on reality tv?

Do you have to be ratchet to be on reality tv?

By Demetria Irwin

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TLC’s T-Boz is Getting a Reality TV Show

Will you be tuning in to T-Boz's new show?

Will you be tuning in to T-Boz’s new show?

By Demetria Irwin

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Steel Magnolias Producer Sues Over Lifetime Remake

Injunction filed by original producer of film to prevent airing

Injunction filed by original producer of film to prevent airing

By Sasha King

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Kerry Washington’s ‘Scandal’ Comes Back for Season 2 Tonight

Shonda Rhimes' hit show is back

Shonda Rhimes’ hit show is back

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Lenny Kravitz Wants to Have a Spot in Your Home

The rock star designs too

The rock star designs too

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Free!! Redefining DIVA by Sheryl Lee Ralph

The Original DreamGirl

Who is a DIVA? Someone with a sassy attitude and impeccable taste?

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Goodbye Summer Party Essentials

Toast to the end of summer with fun and class

Toast to the end of summer with fun and class

By Demetria Irwin

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Marsha Ambrosius: “I Have An Emotional Attachment To My Hair”

Singer gets emotional talking about her hair

Singer gets emotional talking about her hair

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Capturing that Back-To-School Excitement for Grown-Ups

No school? No kids? No problem. Have a fun autumn for adults.

 
Why should kids and college students be the only ones enjoying that rush of back-to-school…

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Free!! Books of the Week – Summer Reads

Free summer reads. Enter on our BE Rewarded site for a chance to read memoirs and general fiction books.

Whether you are having a staycation at home, a jaunt to the beach, or sightseeing…

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Sophistication: How to Entertain with Scotch

It’s National Scotch Day! Check out our Scotch whisky guide for beginners.

Who said Scotch is only for hoity-toity businessmen, who rock smoking jackets and puff on…

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Do: Prepare before you hit the course      Don’t let your first encounter playing a round of golf with peers also be your first time on the green. Opt to play at an off-peak time for practice or even take a few lessons. A golf lesson can range from $45 to $100 per lesson. Green believes lessons are worth the investment. “If you get some basic fundamentals, it helps you so much further down the road because you know you’ve got good basics.”

5 Keys To Planning A Great Golf Trip

Take the advice of golf travel expert Ty DeLavallade, CEO of Golf Quests Inc.

To ensure that your next golf trip is also a great vacation, take the advice…

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Python is one of the most stylishly diverse leathers available and nobody demonstrates…

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FREE!!! SOL Republic Track Headphones

Blackenterprise.com would like to offer YOU a chance to win Track interchangeable headphones by SOL (Soundtrack of Life) Republic.

SOL Republic specializes in making better sounding headphones to enhance the quality of the music…

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WATCH: The Perfect Last-minute Holiday Gifts!

Darn! Did you forget to pick up a little something for someone on your holiday…

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Need a thoughtful gift for the hostess (or host) of an upcoming holiday party? See our list of seven gifts that allow you to show a personal touch, without getting too personal.---Elayne Fluker

Holiday Gift Guide: 7 Gifts for Home Sweet Home

Holiday gifts that are perfect for a holiday party host or special homemaker

Holiday gifts that are perfect for a holiday party host or special homemaker

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Ludacris Cooks up Success with Straits Atlanta Restaurant

The entertainer/entrepreneur gets into the franchise business with restaurant venture

Currently appearing in New Year’s Eve, Ludacris talks shop about his popular Atlanta restaurant and…

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From left to right (front row): Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label, Aloha Sea Salt Collection
(Back row): Fretlight Guitar, Malcolm Gladwell Collected books, Brugal rum, Belvedere Red vodka, Hennessey cognac, Nolet's Silver dry gin

With Thoughts of You

Unique gifts for the season

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The Fretlight Guitar (www.fretlight.com), which features a program that lights the position for…

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Red Rooster, 310 Lenox Ave., New York, N.Y., 212-792-9001

“Because of my work schedule, I don’t often get to go out to restaurants. But I will see which of my favorite chefs are in town and try to catch them wherever they are. Marcus Samuelsson is the man! He has an incredible palette. His creativity and style are over the top.”  ---Chef Cary Neff

Dine Where the Pros Eat: 5 Top Black-Owned Restaurants

Top chefs and restaurateurs share favorites from across the nation

Restaurateurs and chefs from Black Enterprise magazine’s November 2011 issue share their favorite food spots.

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The Perfect Get-Together

How food and drink can create memorable moments

Flavorful food and drinks are the foundation for memorable holiday gatherings, whether they’re for colleagues…

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WATCH: The High Life – Brunch with Bevy Smith and Don Lemon

The creator of Dinner with Bevy tells how she made a business out of meaningful connections

When the who’s who want to get together an evening of elegant dining and long-lasting…

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The High Life: Getting to Know the Bubbly Creators of Eco.Love Wines

Host Tai Beauchamp interviews entrepreneur sisters Robin and Andrea McBride about their line of wines

On this episode of The High Life, host Tai Beauchamp heads to The Winery in…

By Elayne Fluker

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WATCH: Brand New You – How to Eat Healthy Naturally

What to eat, what to avoid, and when you can simply indulge

What to eat, what to avoid, and when you can simply indulge

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Mix it up with a sangria or rum punch for all to enjoy. "You can get a great wine for under $15, brandy, and fruit, and mix them for sangria," Pariser says. "Each bowl or pitcher goes a long way and people love it!" Butler is a fan of the same mixed concept in rum punch. "You get the rum, the juices, and mix them together and serve," Butler says. Garnish glasses with leftover fruit or rim them with colored sugar to add special touch of class. For more on holiday entertaining and recipes see ... Multicultural holiday recipes from the Black Enterprise staff Holiday Party Planning: How to hire a caterer

Holiday Entertaining on a Budget

Tips on how to make your holiday festivities classy and cost-effective

Whether your pockets are tight or you just don’t want to spend extravagantly, this year…

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Holiday Gift-Giving Made Easy for the Office

Consider these 5 tips when spreading holiday cheer in the workplace

Blackenterprise.com spoke with the author and spokesperson for The Emily Post Institute, Anna Post, on…

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COQUITO: PUERTO RICAN COCKTAIL "My family enjoys this drink every holiday season-- from Christmas to New Year's. It's tradition, so we don't do any festivities without it. And it's better than any eggnog!" -- Jessica Martinez, Human Resources & Corporate Operations Manager,  Ingredients: 2 egg yolks, beaten; 1 (12 fl. oz.) can evaporated milk; 1 (14 oz.) can cream of coconut; 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk; 1/2 cup white rum; 1/2 cup water; 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves; 1/2 tspn. ground cinnamon; 1 tspn vanilla extract Instructions: 1.) In the top of a double boiler, combine egg yolks and evaporated milk. (If you don't have a double boiler, you can simply use a heat-safe bowl over a regular pot); Stirring constantly, cook over lightly simmering water (in pot) until mixture reaches a temperature of 160 degrees. The mixture should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. 2.) Transfer mixture to a blender, and add cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, rum, water, cloves, cinnamon, and vanilla. extract. Blend for about 30 seconds. Pour into glass bottles, and chill overnight. When serving, sprinkle cinnamon on top or add stick for festive flavor. See more holiday party planning tips: How to Hire the Caterer Holiday Entertaining on a Budget

Holiday Party Planning: Multicultural Recipes with a Twist

Black Enterprise staff and editors offer their favorite recipes to celebrate the season with coworkers

Budget cuts can make a more cost-effective option–like the potluck party–that much more attractive. To…

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Holiday Party Planning: How to Hire the Caterer

Yum Yum Chefs co-founder Vanessa Cantave tells you how to avoid holiday party hiccups

To make sure you contract the right caterers (and avoid any holiday party hiccups), we…

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Women of Power: 10 Education Leaders Who are Making a Difference

In honor of Dr. Beverly Tatum receiving the 2015 Black Enterprise Women of Power Barbara…

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Women of Power: 10 Entrepreneurs at the Top of Their Game

With research showing women as the leading forces in entrepreneurship, we rounded up a list…

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