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Nas Talks Candidly About his Hip-Hop Career

Nas opens up for many of his fans.

The recently Grammy-nominated artist discusses his problems with the IRS, being sued by a concert…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Sears, N.B.A. Agree to Partner on All-Star Shooting Challenge

Sears replaces appliance maker Haier as title sponsor

Sears is reentering the sports landscape with an aggressive pitch at the N.B.A.’s All-Star weekend.

By Darren Sands

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Mother-Daughter Duo Releases Workout Video for Black Women

The Ectors take aim at obesity in the black community

A mother-daughter fitness team releases video, “Black Girls Workout Too.”

By Makkada B. Selah

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Hublot King Power Usain Bolt Watch

Price £18,000 ($30,000) Approx


If you’re after a luxury sports watch (and have particularly deep pockets) then this breath taking limited edition Hublot King Power Usain Bolt watch will certainly tick all of the right boxes from a style and luxury point of view. The Jamaican speedster is certainly one of the greatest sportsmen the world has ever seen and if you want to replicate his laid back, but luxurious style, this Hublot watch is the one for you.


Boasting a bunch of impressive features to justify the lofty price tag, you’ll have to go a long way to find a more impressive and unique watch. Just some of the features include a black ceramic bezel, Usain Bolt silhouette at the 9 o’clock position, sapphire crystal glass case and a gold synthetic leather strap made from the same material as the running shoes worn by the great man himself.

Three Awesome Luxury Men’s Watches for Sports Fans

Leo Parker lists off some of fashion's most luxurious sports watches.

Leo Parker names some of this season’s most fashion-forward watches.

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Career Lessons You Can Learn From Sports Stars’ Latest Moves

Take heed to avoid professional blunders

From injuries to retirements to player altercations, if we pay close attention there are career…

By Courtney Connley

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Destiny’s Child Releasing a New Song, Compilation Album

Beyoncé announces another Destiny’s Child album release

Do you want the group back together?

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President Obama & Family Return to the White House in Style

President Obama and his family return to the White House after vacationing in Hawaii for the holidays.

The First Family returns to Washington D.C. after a long holiday vacation in Hawaii.

By Amber McKynzie

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Could Diet Soda and Depression be Linked?

Author claims there's a link between the two

Study shows if you drink the soda you have a higher risk of being depressed.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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What is the Year’s Best Overall Diet?

Have you ever heard of the DASH diet?

What diet plans have you tried?

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Rashidah Ali’s New Shoe Line Launch Party

The Reality TV star recently unveiled her new shoes.

The reality star and former owner of high-end shoe boutiques used her entrepreneurial talents to…

By Chantell Black

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With Beyonce, CBS’ Halftime Gaffe Is a Faint — and Hilarious — Memory

On Tuesday, CBS' Les Moonves showed just how far the network has moved on from 2004

Beyonce — and time — has made 2004 a distant memory.

By Darren Sands

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Cancer Death Rates Fall in the United States

The drop in cancer deaths began in the 1990s and continue on a downward spiral

Deaths from cancer continue to drop for American men and women from most racial and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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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Is Nicki Minaj Launching a New Clothing Line?

Flamboyant rapper may soon have us wearing her clothing...if we like it?

Do you like artists venturing into the fashion world?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Love & Hip-Hop NY Star is Putting Her Best Fashionable Foot Forward

Love and Hip-Hop New York season 2 premieres tonight.

Rashidah Ali sits down for an exclusive interview with BlackEnterprise.com about her new show, shoe…

By Chantell Black

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It’s Destiny! Michelle Williams Joins ‘Fela!’ Cast

Former Destiny's Child member adds another hit play to her resume

Did you see Fela!?

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5 Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

Our site partner, Frugivore shows how to stay fit without leaving the office.

It’s important to stay active even at work.

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Prince to Be Honored at Carnegie Hall Benefit Concert

Various artists will pay tribute to Prince and his music at a charity concert in New York

How big of a Prince fan are you?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is Nas the Greatest Lyricist of All Time?

CNN seems to think so.....

What do you think?

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Oprah OWN’s Network Reveals 2 New Tyler Perry Shows

The titles of two Tyler Perry shows are announced

“The Haves and Have Nots” and “Love Thy Neighbor” will be the shows featured on…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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NBC’s “Real Music Live” Says No to Auto Tune

Who says real singing is dead?

NFocus Entertainment President and CEO Mark Hill has a passion for what he calls “real”…

By Demetria Irwin

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Former Super Bowl Champ Dorsey Levens Sheds Light on Concussions in Doc

Having played one of the most dangerous positions, former NFL star sheds light on concussion problem with 'Bell Rung'

Dorsey Levens is executive producer of the documentary ‘Bell Rung’.

By Marcelle English

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Gabourey Sidibe Lands New Gig With WORLD Channel

The star of Precious has found a new role as host of public TV show, AfroPop.

After time away from the big screen, Gabourey Sidibe is making her way to television…

By Amber McKynzie

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Dawn Branch: Parlaying a Passion for the Arts Into a Business

From working with celebrities to creating the next set, through dance

The arts have and will always be around as long as there is talent and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Men’s Style: Grooming Basics for the Business Professional

Save face and keep it clean for a professional look

Any gentleman knows that their appearance is extremely important in the business world.

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Wardrobe Staple: Luxe Leggings Under $50

Fashion and versatility on a budget

You can dress them up or down and the versatility makes it budget friendly.

By Sasha King

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Report Claims Strength Training Can Improve Vascular Function

Resistance exercise training is more beneficial in young black men than in Caucasian men of the same age

Do you do a lot of weight training at the gym?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Could Fasting be Good for the Brain?

Intermittent fasting could delay dementia, cancer, diabetes and other diseases

Several universities claim it could be good for the brain.

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It’s the middle of January and how many of you are ready to give up on your new year’s resolution of living a healthier lifestyle? Stats show that over 70% drop their resolutions by the 31st. The key to a healthier lifestyle transformation is to integrate small changes, which will make you feel better overall and will lead to more healthy habits. Many try to take on an entire lifestyle overhaul rather than integrating smaller and more attainable goals that will take them throughout the entire year. 

These five tips illustrate ways to help you stay on track to achieving your healthy resolution well into 2012.---Suncear Scretchen

5 Tips to Keep Your Healthy Living New Year’s Resolution

Solutions to help you stay on track to achieving your healthy living resolution well into 2012

Solutions to help you stay on track to achieving your healthy living resolution well into…

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Tami Roman Stars in NV Clinical Commercial After 35 Pound Weight Loss

Reality TV star shows off her weight loss in TV ad

Would you try such a product?

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Bobby Womacks Talks Being Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Soul singer, Bobby Womack talked to BBC about being diagnosed with early Alzheimer's.

Bobby Womack breaks down his latest health scare to BBC personality, Giles Peterson.

By Amber McKynzie

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Antoine Fuqua Defends Tarantino, Admonishes Spike Lee

Spike Lee can't catch a break with his criticism of Django Unchained

Do you agree or disagree with Spike’s take on Django Unchained?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is Trinidad James Being Sued for Infringement?

Def Jam's latest signing looks like who?

A creator of the hit TV show “Martin” is reportedly suing the new star rapper.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Jay-Z To Score ‘Great Gatsby’

Hov will follow in the footsteps of The Rza by scoring a major motion film this year

The film hits stores May 10th.

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Atlanta's favorite couple, T.I. and Tiny, enjoying the time away from the kids at LIV

Hennessy V.S New Years Eve Takeover in Miami

Would you have liked to attended this party?

T.I. and Hennessy V.S got New Years Eve started early at LIV in Miami

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is There an Upcoming Beyoncé Vogue Cover?

Singer is reportedly shot for the March 2013 issue

This will be the second time Beyonce appears on the cover.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Why Black Men Tend to be Fashion Kings

What was instilled in you about how you look, when you were younger?

Black men have a unique relationship with fashion, one that can be traced all the…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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…

By Demetria Irwin

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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…

By Demetria Irwin

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Top WNBA Salaries vs NBA Salaries: Who Gets Paid More?

You may make more money than a WNBA player

The average salary of a WNBA player for the 2012 season was $72,000 while the…

By Maurice Garland

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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?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Money Team: Floyd Mayweather Jr. has signed a deal with Showtime/CBS which will keep his empire at the top for years to come.

Could Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Have Made $4.3M on Sports Bets?

The numbers are in via the fighter's social media posts

Money May had a pretty good year — at the sports book.

By Darren Sands

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Joan Smalls Appears on the Cover of VOGUE Brasil’s “Black Issue”

MTV's House of Style hosts makes a cover appearance

Smalls is on the cover in all black wearing a bit of oxblood on her…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Get Your Life Tamar! The Baby Braxton Opens an Online Store

Tamar Braxton, who is fresh off the heels of her mega-successful single "Love and War," has a new online store on Bravo's website.

Would you rock any of these tees?

By Demetria Irwin

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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…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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J. Alexander Martin Continues Successful Fashion Career After FUBU

Industry leader talks going from retail snub to fashion brand giant

J. Alexander Martin is still on the scene and still making it happen!

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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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Karrueche Tran Lands Her First Magazine Cover?

Model sends photo via Instagram about her recent photo shoot

No word yet on when the photos will be published

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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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Angela Simmons has grown up right before our eyes via reality television and the approximately 8,945,957 paparazzi pictures of her frolicking on the beach. The Pastry co-owner took time out of her schedule to take a very sexy pic for PETA. Okay, preacher’s kid!

Celebs Who’d Rather Go Naked than Wear Fur

Taraji P. Henson, Evelyn Lozada and many more have gone nude for PETA.

Famous people of color rock with PETA too.

By Demetria Irwin

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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?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Top 10 Style Trends of 2012

Which trends did you like this year and which trends didn't you like?

Many of your favorite stars took to the streets with many of these trends.

By Black Enterprise

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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?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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…

By Demetria Irwin

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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…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Singer Miguel Makes “Scandalously Romantic” Music

Grammy-nominated singer speaks on his career

Will you go check him out on tour next year?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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HBO Orders Lydia Diamond’s Broadway Play “Stick Fly”

The Alicia Keys-produced play will get a run on cable TV

The cast included Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, and Condola Rashad and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Brandon Lloyd Helping Youngters Make Better Financial Choices

Lloyd teaches others how to be financially literate

New England Patriots’ Brandon Lloyd volunteers for an organization that teaches the young how to…

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Scottie Pippen Gets New Reality Show

Six-time NBA champion Scottie Pippen wants you to get with "Big Pippen" style.

Perphaps Mrs. Pippen felt like the Basketball Wives franchise wasn’t giving actual NBA wives the…

By Demetria Irwin

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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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Common Finds “Luv” in New Film

Common scores another leading man role

Rapper Common who has shown his acting chops in a number of roles (American Gangster,…

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From Teen Mom to Harvard to Celebrity Hairstylist

How Nancy V. Brown overcame early challenges to achieve career success

Once a 14-year-old mom, Nancy V. Brown is the true definition of a survivor. She…

By Demetria Irwin

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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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Hot or Not? Statement Shoes from Privileged

The bright, bold Privileged Shoes range from $50 to $80 and they are certainly attention grabbers.

Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s Karlie Redd, 106 & Park’s Miss Mykie and Paigon, stripper…

By Demetria Irwin

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Did Samuel Jackson Drop the F-Bomb on Saturday Night Live?

At one point during this SNL skit, Samuel Jackson seems to drop the f-bomb and then just a sentence later very clearly says bullsh*t.

Samuel Jackson is known for his cursing, especially the f-bomb in all of its various…

By Demetria Irwin

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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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Django Unchained’s Jamie Foxx: “My Life is Built Around Race”

Controversial movie brings up race talk once again

Django Unchained star actor Jamie Foxx states that race plays a vital role in his…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Quentin Tarantino Says “Roots “Didn’t Move Me.”

The controversial director stirs controversy by stating that 'nothing rings true' about "Roots."

What do you think of his comments?

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Damon Dash Set to Open Two Art Galleries

South Carolina and Hong Kong are targets of Dash.

Damon Dash is channeling his business savvy into a new creative venture: art galleries.

By Demetria Irwin

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La La Anthony Launches New Fashion Line

First make-up, now a clothing line.

La La Anthony is making her mark as an entrepreneur.

By Demetria Irwin

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How a 24-Year-Old Entrepreneur Made the World’s Most Exclusive Shoe

By adding Swarovski crystals to high end shoes, Evelyn Fox created her unique business.

The 24-year-old jumped head first into high fashion.

By C. Daniel Baker

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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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Holiday Party Style Inspiration from Hollywood

What are you wearing to your holiday party?

From the always elegant Kerry Washington to fashion forward Solange, BET offers up a gallery…

By Demetria Irwin

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Don Cheadle and Denzel Washington Among 2013 Golden Globe Nominees

Some of black Hollywood's best and brightest are in the running for statues.

The 2013 Golden Globe nominations are in.

By Demetria Irwin

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Black Art, Artists More Prominent at Art Basel

Antonia Williams-Gary discusses the going-ons at Art Basil

Have you ever been to Art Basel?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Priced Out, It’s Time for HBCU Athletics to Focus on Values

HBCUs can set another, more principled agenda for all of college sports to see

The Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Showcase (seen here in 2010) is one of…

By Chris Stevens

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10 Splurge-Worthy Shoes

Which of these brands is your favorite?

BET’s gallery of shoes that will have you drooling

By Demetria Irwin

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Public Enemy to be Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The late Donna Summer will also be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2013.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame clearly doesn’t have a “Fear of a Black…

By Demetria Irwin

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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?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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NASCAR’s Commitment to Diversity Goes Into High Gear

Success stories are an indicator NASCAR's tracking to higher values

Several victories over the past few years indicate there’s been a changing of guard at…

By Mia N. Hall

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Big Boi’s Non-Profit Giving Away a Scholarship

The rapper’s nonprofit, The Big Kidz Foundation (BKF) is making one student happy

OutKast’s rapper gives back in a big way

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Angela and Vanessa Simmons Host Charity Skate Party

The toy drive brought out lots of celebrities.

Sisters Angela and Vanessa Simmons hosted a “Skate and Donate” charity event under their sneaker…

By Demetria Irwin

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Stacey Dash is “Normal” in New Trailer

What do you think of it?

Actress Stacey Dash has a new promo trailer making the internet rounds called ‘Stacey Dash…

By Demetria Irwin

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Black Women Battling Obesity With New Initiatives

Though black women generally embrace their voluptuousness, they set their sights on keeping fit

A recent study by the CDC found that black women are more obese than other…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Ashanti Has a Recurring Role on ‘Army Wives’

Singer is added to the seventh season on Lifetime's show

She will play a mother on the show.

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Five Questions for Reality Show Star Julissa Bermudez

Reality TV is really pushing Julissa's career along.

Julissa talks about how to get over a breakup.

By Demetria Irwin

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Beyoncé’s Latest Instagram Pics: Do you Like Them?

Bey slays on Instagram.

Who else do you follow on the photo uploading service?

By Demetria Irwin

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TLC to Air New Reality Show about Preachers’ Wives

TLC is taking us to church!

Preachers wives will be preaching for sure.

By Demetria Irwin

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Angela Simmons is Working on a Clothing Line

Are you looking forward to another celebrity line?

Rev. Run now has two daughters in fashion.

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55th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees: Frank Ocean (Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Best Short Form Music Video, Best New Artist, Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration)

Top 9 2013 GRAMMY Awards Nominees Photo Gallery

Did some of your favorites make it?

These are the top 9 Nominees for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards

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In Portland, a NIKEiD Design Consultant Tells All

Q+A with NIKEiD design consultant and self-professed sneaker addict Kyle Flowers

A career in sneaker design has its ups and downs.

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Beauty Must-Have: Ellis Faas Creamy Lips

The line also comes in "blood red, deep plum wine, bright red, rusty brown, chocolate caramel, pale peach and pale coffee."

Hello Beautiful writer Ty Alexander has fallen in love with Ellis Faas Creamy Lips in…

By Demetria Irwin

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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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Jay-Z Short Doc Gets Behind Scenes of Barclays Concerts

Jay-Z 'Life + Times' YouTube channel has kicked off

A few highlights from Jay’s new short documentary

By Darren Sands

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Allen Iverson Still Spending Money Like He’s in the NBA

Iverson's divorce put his financial woes out in the streets, kind of like he did his wife back in the day

A.I.’s in financial straits.

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Anita Hill Documentary to Premiere at Sundance

Story of the sexual harassment accusation against Justice Clarence Thomas told on film

The infamous sexual harassment claim made against Justice Clarence Thomas by Anita Hill is made…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Happy Birthday, Hova: A Look at the Style Profile of Jay-Z

What's your favorite Jay look?

In honor of Jay-Z’s birthday we take a look at the music mogul’s style profile,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Marvin Gaye’s Son Opposes New Biopic About His Dad

Marvin Gaye's son calls the movie's producers 'shameful'

Marvin Gaye III reaches out to Lenny Kravitz in a bid to get the star…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Not Just Fans, the Hockey Lockout is Hurting Small Businesses as Well

Fans aren't the only ones who miss hockey.

Restaurants, sports apparel shops and other retail outlets near stadiums are feeling the loss of…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Rapper Pusha T Continues Lyrical Barbs Against Lil Wayne

Who is a better rapper?

What do you think of the lyrics?

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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?

By Black Enterprise

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Mona Scott-Young to Launch New Reality Show on Bravo

She is 'Taking Atlanta' to the Bravo network

Mona Scott Young continues building an empire.

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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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Joe Jackson Suffers Mild Stroke

Janet Jackson's father is resting in a Las Vegas hospital

Joe Jackson’s health continues to deteriorate.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Eating clean may mean you have to stay away from soul food.

Soul Food Junkies: PBS to Air Documentary on Soul Food

Soul Food is good, but is it worth the health risks?

Mac n’ cheese, fried chicken, peach cobbler and other soul food staples will take center…

By Demetria Irwin

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Tyler Perry Sued for Allegedly Stealing Movie Plot

Do you think she's telling the truth?

An author is suing Tyler Perry for $225,000 alleging that Perry stole the plot of…

By Demetria Irwin

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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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Rev. Run Advocates For Better Health After Losing 22 Pounds

After losing 22 pounds Run states he feels more energy

Will he lose more?

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Beyond Idris Elba: Black James Bond Options

Which one of these actors would you prefer?

Idris Elba is a great choice as the first black James Bond, but he’s not…

By Demetria Irwin

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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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Nia Long and Gabourey Sidibe to Star in New Movies

Are these two actresses on your favorites list?

Nia Long and Gabby Sidibe each have snagged roles in upcoming films.

By Demetria Irwin

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Lenny Kravitz Will Portray Marvin Gaye in New Biopic

Music rights for the film have been cleared

Do you like this selection?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Hip-Hop Artists Who Went to College

Check out these 14 rappers who pursued higher education

You may be surprised about who sat down in those university classrooms.

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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LaLa Sets Up Pop Up Shop in Atlanta

Would you try her new make-up line?

LaLa is showcasing her new make-up line called Motives for LaLa.

By Demetria Irwin

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Teyana Taylor Designs Adidas Sneaker

The bronze high-tops have a strappy back and a reptilian-like sheen to them.

What do you think of these kicks?

By Demetria Irwin

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Oprah’s Recent Breast Cancer Scare Revealed

Oprah admits the scare in front of a surprised audience

Do you have breast cancer? If so, how have you dealt with it?

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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Political TV Drama, ‘Boss,’ Cancelled After Two Seasons

Are you sad about this cancellation?

Grammer won a Golden Globe for his work and the show has a loyal following.

By Demetria Irwin

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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.

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Malaysia Pargo Parlays Basketball Wives LA into Business Success

The Basketball Wives cast receives a bad rap, because many of them are more than just what's presented on the TV screen.

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Malaysia Pargo to talk about her growing jewelry company, Three Beats…

By Demetria Irwin

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Most Ridiculous Reality TV Moments of 2012

What is your favorite moment?

The year is not quite over, but BET.com has put together a gallery of 2012′s…

By Demetria Irwin

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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?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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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Black Women Honored at the BronzeLens Film Festival

Veteran actress honored at film festival.

S. Epatha Merkerson was one of the women honored at the Women Superstars Luncheon during…

By Demetria Irwin

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Black Women More Likely to Die From Breast Cancer

40 percent more likely to die from the disease than any other racial or ethnic group

Are you or anyone you know affected by breast cancer?

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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Black Art Doesn’t Have to be Black

What's the definition of black art?

Must black artists be relegated to only creating art that explicitly features black people or…

By Demetria Irwin

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The Legacy of “Soul Train” Continues with Paxton Baker

Baker has plans to continue and further extend the Soul Train brand.

Soul Train continues after the death of the legendary Don Cornelius.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Jennifer Hudson Says “No” to More Weight Loss

How do you like Jen's new look?

The svelte singer, who dropped to a size 6 from a size 16, is still…

By Demetria Irwin

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Ethical Fashion in Africa

Is this a good idea or is this just exploitation with sugar on top?

Some high end designers use “ethical fashion” production practices in poor countries like Africa.

By Demetria Irwin

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Wu-Tang’s GZA Using Hip-Hop To Teach Science

Did you ever think math and the sciences would join forces?

Wu-Tang Clan member will help use hip-hop to teach science in 10 New York City…

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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Motivational Entrepreneur Lisa Nichols Talks How She Reclaims Her Power

Preparing for her appearance at the 2015 Women of Power Summit, motivation guru Lisa Nichols…

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Women of Power Summit: Ten Facts About Susan L. Taylor

Former Editor-In-Chief, Susan L. Taylor, is being honored at Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit…

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