October 4, 2019

Platform to recognize Black female movers and shakers at HBCUs and support the next generation with PepsiCo Beverages North America and ESSENCE Internship Program Multi-campus tour to honor homecoming traditions at four of the nation's top HBCUs, with appearances f...

April 27, 2019

I found comfort and confidence in knowing this would be the main topic of discussion. Still, I tried to find additional relief and offered up my friend and Power Star Live show mate (more on this in a later post) to join in as a buffer to distract from my shyness. Desp...

Now in its fourth year, the Rolling Loud Festival is seeking to become the Coachella of the South.

However, there are issues that should be addressed before it can be considered an elite festival. After the 2017 setup at Bayfront Park, the festival moved to a...

April 12, 2018

f you've been craving more of John Legend after his buzzworthy performance in "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert," you've got it! He's joined forces with Airbnb for "A Good Night," a limited concert series.

January 30, 2018

Issa Rae set the tone for the 2018 awards season when she coyly declared "I'm rooting for everybody Black," after a reporter asked who she was rooting for at the 2017 Emmy Awards red carpet. This phrase has inspired me to recap my favorite awards shows with my own comm...

March 22, 2017

Jill Scott, LL Cool J, Andra Day, Common and more hit the main stage at Hard Rock Stadium

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From the moment you enter the Jazz in the Gardens gates at Hard Rock Stadium in the final days of the winter season, clear blue skie...

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