Monthly Archives: December 2016






Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater’s FIRST African-American principle soloist dancer, traveled to Havana, Cuba, for a segment with The Undefeated, a show on ESPN that focus on African-American athletes on their past, challenges, racism in their respective sports, and more. While there, Copeland  practices local dancers and discussed the sport’s lack of diversity; tackling reputation that people of […]

Misty Copeland: “There’s This Stigma In Classical Ballet That Brown ...



With the recent 2017 Grammy nominations; everyone is buzzing with excitement with their “fave artist,” but the Grammy Awards honor those that came before them. The Recording Academy announced its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly […]

Nina Simone, Shirley Caesar & More To Be Honored With ...



#ThrowbackThursdayJams Just a look at some of the songs that used to bop, were number one hits, or song I feel were just underrated. This Thursday’s songs were released from 2002-2012.  Solange – I Decided (2008) “I Decided” was written and composed by both Solange, and Pharrell Williams for her second studio album […]

#ThrowbackThursdayJams


Serena Williams sat down with Common for ESPN’s show “The Undefeated In-Depth,” which features meaningful conversations with African-American sports figures who are accomplished in their sport or profession. The duo have often been vocal about speaking to each other, and out to the public on their achievements and how it feels to […]

Serena Williams On Her Blackness, Self-Love, Body Image, Racism, And ...


Yes, the young rising king of Hip-Hop, J. Cole, just earned his fourth number 1 album on Billboard’s Hot 200 album charts, following 2011’s “Cole World”, 2013’s “Born Sinner,” and 2014’s “Forest Hills Drive,” with no features. “4 Your Eyez Only” sold 492,000 total copies in its first week, between 363,000 physical copies and […]

J. Cole Earns Fourth Number 1 Album With “4 Your ...




  #SoulfulSunday   #SoulfulSuday is a day to listen to real current Soul/R&B music, music that you could wake up and clean your house to. Music that makes you feel and feel good. This week’s #SoulfulSunday songs are Yuna – “Crush” (Feat. Usher), Lloyd – “Tru,” and Sevyn Streeter – “Before I […]

#SoulfulSunday With Yuna, Usher, Lloyd & Sevyn Streeter




In October of 2016, R&B singer Sevyn Streeter was set to perform at the 76ers game in Philadelphia, but she was later told an hour before performing that she couldn’t due to her “We Matter” jersey (Pictured above & below). When it happened, Streeter posted the following video below about the […]

Sevyn Returned To The 76ers To Perform The National Anthem ...



Solange’s album “A Seat At The Table” has earned her a Grammy nomination for the 2017 Grammy Awards. “A Seat At The Table” is such an important staple to black culture through music. With the success of her album, Solange has been performing on many different shows to promote her album, […]

ICYMI: Watch Solange Perform “Rise” & “Weary” On The Jimmy ...