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R. Kelly Memphis Show Canceled, Singer Blames Promoter |

The venue announced the decision on Friday (Aug. 25), citing “unforeseen circumstances.” The Memphis cancellation brings to five the total number of shows that have been scratched on the tour so far and Kelly didn’t mince words in a Twitter statement about the abandoned show. “After back-to-back sold out shows in Atlanta, GA and Pelham,…MORE

“Insecure” Season 2, Episode 6 Recap: “Hella Blows” | Refinery29

Last week, I was ecstatic to watch Issa (Issa Rae) officially pass her hoe certification exam, but after witnessing last night’s episode it is safe to say she ain’t built for this life. An ugly monster called Feelings is starting to rear its ugly head and it ain’t cute for Issa nor Molly (Yvonne Orji).…MORE

Aaliyah’s MAC Cosmetics Collection Set To Debut In 2018 | VIBE

“Aaliyah is truly one in a million — an unstoppable icon whose groundbreaking work in R&B music and film inspires us all,” the company’s statement reads. In a previous interview with VIBE, Aaliyah’s longtime makeup artist Eric Ferrell said the singer’s favorite looks were from the “We Need a Resolution” and “Try Again” music videos. Read the full…MORE

Alamance Commissioner Refers To Slaves As Workers | News & Observer

Alamance commissioner Tim Sutton referred to slaves as workers during a meeting of the commission. Sutton was referring to his great-grandfather’s service in the Confederate army during the Civil War and said “It is my understanding that when he died … that some guys on the farm, you can call them slaves if you want…MORE

Rihanna-Lupita Movie Is Actually Happening |

Netflix announces plans to produce a movie based on a viral meme with Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o, directed by Ava DuVernay. Read the full story (source): Rihanna-Lupita Movie Is Actually Happening | Essence.comMORE

No Matter What, Niecy Nash Was Determined To Be A Star |

The ESSENCE cover star reveals how even motherhood couldn’t slow her down when it came to her dreams. Nash revealed that she made the decision to completely go after what she wanted while raising three kids and working nights. The actress told her then-husband, Don Nash, “I’ve given my body over to another human being for…MORE