Author: Jarett

Last night was a huge win in Black Excellence at the 69th Primetime Emmys Awards . From the incredible style to historic moments, here are  some of highlights you might have missed going to sleep early. Issa Rae came to the party dressed like in a Vera Wang dress A post shared by Issa Rae (@issarae) on Sep 17, 2017 at 7:54pm PDT Then she said this … A post shared by COMPLEX (@complex) on Sep 17, 2017 at 5:23pm PDT The Beautiful Tracee Ellis Ross came dressed to kill, as always! A post shared by Tracee Ellis…

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As you should know by now,  HBO’s Insecure is a huge hit.  It’s a show centered around two  black women, best friends, living in great city of  Los Angeles. Insecure takes on all topics that have to do with everyday life concerning not just black women but all women. Here is the  official description from HBO Modern-day black women might be described as strong and confident; in other words, just the opposite of Issa and Molly. As the best friends deal with their own real-life flaws, their insecurities come to the fore as together they cope with an endless series…

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Ok here we go.  I can already hear all the people getting mad about how I’m trying to take away all the beautiful big butts in music videos. Also, who does this guy think he is by trying to say that a woman is not black excellence because she decides to be in a music video. When the truth is that is not necessary what I’m trying to do. So a little back story.  Over the last couple of days, I had the pleasure of watching some African ( not African American ) music videos from all over the continent.…

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After being teased on Monday ( September 4th), The Michael Jacksons estate and Epic/Sony Records have announced that a new Michael Jackson album is going to be released on September 29th. A post shared by Michael Jackson (@michaeljackson) on Jun 21, 2017 at 9:23am PDT The album entitled “SCREAM” is a  13 track collection that will feature dance classics like “Thiller” , “Dirty Diana”, ” Ghost”, and “Torture”.  It will also have a newly created track “Blood on the Dance Floor X Dangerous” and five other mash-up songs from Remixer White Panda. “The choice of tracks for scream reflects The King of Pop’s…

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It’s birthday time! In honor of the late, great, Thomas Mikal  Ford, I just wanted to stop on here real quick and remember his legacy by posting some of his highlights over the years. It’s hard to say this brings back memories because Martin is still so popular on TV, but here are some of our favorite moments over the years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhVOvZMACW4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUEqJoRup1c https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=g_SsZ6qZi1k

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On September 1st, Grammy Award winning artist Chance the Rapper took the stage at the SocialWorks Summit dressed like a modern black Steve Jobs to announce  that he raised 2.2 million for Chicago Public Schools. This announcement follows the 24 year old’s act of passing out 30,000 backpacks at the Bud Billikens Parade and teaming with the Bulls in donating 1 million dollars back in March. At the summit he discussed everything from receiving death threats for his efforts not once but twice and why education is so important to escape a city in a cycle of violence. He stated,…

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First off – What the heck is AfroPunk ?For everyone that is still living under a rock or on the West Coast just waiting for Coachella , the Afropunk Festival or Festivals (now)  are a series of concerts that got started 12 years ago in Brooklyn, New York.  With some of the best acts in the world hitting the stage, it is now hosted in over 5 locations across the world including New York, Paris, London, Atlanta, and  recently added Joburg ( South Africa  ). What is so special about Afropunk you ask? It is probably one of the only…

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