Carol’s Daughter Sold to L’Oréal

posted by Sista on October 21, 2014

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Carol’s Daughter, the beauty brand started by Lisa Prince almost two decades ago in her Brooklyn kitchen, has been purchased by cosmetics giant L’Oreal.

In a press release issued late last night, Frédéric Rozé, President of L’Oréal U.S.A., said “Carol’s Daughter possesses an expertise in the multi-cultural consumer segment, a rapidly expanding market that represents an important growth opportunity in the beauty industry. This acquisition will enable L’Oreal USA to build a new dedicated multi-cultural beauty division as part of our Consumer Products business, and strengthen the company’s position in this dynamic market.”
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Tyra Banks Announces New Talk Show

posted by Sista on October 20, 2014

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Tyra Banks to Host ‘The Fab’ in 2015

So, remember when we told you Tyra Banks would be returning to daytime TV in the near future? Well, plans have been finalized and the supermodel turned super-mogul will officially act as host of ‘The Fab,’ a The View-style chatfest, which will officially hit TV screens across the country in the fall of 2015.
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Preview Tonight’s Episode of ‘Sleepy Hollow’

posted by Sista on October 20, 2014

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It’s Monday night so you know what that means, SleepyHeads- another episode of FOX’s hit sci-fi drama Sleepy Hollow is upon us.

If you are a part of the fandom then you already know tonight’s episode, “The Weeping Lady,” revolves around Crane’s ex who appears to seek revenge on any woman who she believes has caught the eye of her former lover, including that of our beloved Grace Abigail “Abbie” Mills.
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K. Michelle and Keyshia Cole Plot Joint Tour

posted by Sista on October 17, 2014

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Singer K. Michelle is planning to hit the road next year with fellow R&B singer Keyshia Cole. The two longtime friends and fans of one another, announced the news earlier this week via their respective social media pages.

First K. hit up her Twitter account to wish Keyshia a Happy Birthday and to congratulate her on her “Point of No Return” album debuting at #10 on this week’s Billboard Albums Chart.
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‘Being Mary Jane’ Season Two Preview

posted by Sista on October 15, 2014

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It’s not much, but BET has released a quick teaser for its surprise freshman hit “Being Mary Jane.”

The show debuted late last year and was an instant hit, pulling in nearly six million viewers weekly. It’s lead actress, Gabrielle Union, will reprise her role as Mary Jane Paul come early 2015, and will have a whole new set of personal and professional problems to contend with.
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Ashanti Debuts ‘Early in the Morning’ Video

posted by Sista on October 14, 2014

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Although her “Braveheart” album has long since disappeared from the charts, that hasn’t stopped Ashanti from continuing on with the promotion of the project.

The r&b beauty’s latest bid to keep the buzz going is the visual for her latest single “Early in the Morning,” featuring rapper French Montana.

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Tamar Performs ‘Let Me Know’ Live

posted by Sista on October 14, 2014

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Singer Tamar Braxton gave her first live performance of her new single “Let Me Know” over the weekend at V-103’s annual For Sisters Only concert in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tamar unveiled her new single last week, the first to be released from her upcoming fourth solo CD.

In between filming two reality shows (Braxton Family Values, Tamar & Vince) and a daytime talk show (The Real), Tamar found time to record a new album and squeeze in a small club tour.
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New Visual from Keyshia Cole

posted by Sista on October 11, 2014

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Another day, another video release from R&B singer Keyshia Cole.

The bay area beauty promised fans visuals for all ten of the tracks off of her “Point of No Return” album and she is keeping her word.

The latest is the video for “Party Ain’t A Party,” which features up-and-comer Gavyn Rhone.
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Mary J. Unveils ‘Right Now’ Video

posted by Sista on October 7, 2014

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Just moments ago the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul graced her subjects with the visually minimalistic black-and-white video for her single “Right Now,” taken from her latest album “The London Sessions,” due out December 2.

Mary takes fans behind-the-scenes for a look at the recording of the album, which took place over the summer in the U.K. with singer/songwriter Sam Smith and various other British writers/producers.
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Keyshia Cole Debuts Two New Videos

posted by Sista on October 7, 2014

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With her “Point of No Return” album officially in stores today, singer Keyshia Cole has chosen to unveils two more of the project’s videos.

Last week Keyshia premiered her N.L.U. video and now she blesses her fans with videos for both “Love Letter” and “Believer.”

If memory serves me correct, this is the fifth video Keyshia has released from “Point of No Return,” and true to her word, she has recorded videos for all 10 tracks and says she plans to release them all.
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New Music: ‘Let Me Know” by Tamar Braxton

posted by Sista on October 7, 2014

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Singer Tamar Braxton is back with new music.

Almost a year after releasing her Gold certified “Love and War” album, Tamar is back with “Let Me Know,” a mid-tempo jam which features production and rap vocals from Future.

Tamar unveiled the song via her SoundCloud account and watched as it quickly hit #1 on Billboard’s Trending 140 chart.
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Educational Obstacles Young Girls Face in School

posted by Kara Warner on October 6, 2014

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While growing up in a predominately White school district, I suffered from a lot of social and educational barriers that hindered me from reaching my full potential at times. I struggled with very deep self-identity issues, as I became more aware of the fact that white students would get away with saying and disrupting the class a lot more than I could. I eventually fostered feelings of wanting to be a little white girl. I also began to notice that some of my white teachers would reference black people in a negative tone during general discussions. I was even spat on and called a “nigger” several times out of my school day, that resulted in nothing less than, “I am sorry you had to endure that”, from the principal of my elementary school. To say the least, I had some major social barriers that caused a few educational deficits.
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Tyra Banks Launches New Cosmetics Line

posted by Sista on October 4, 2014

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Supermodel Tyra Banks is once again expanding her portfolio. After conquering the catwalk the beauty icon went on to conquer the world of daytime TV and eventually reality TV. Tyra is now ready to make her next move, which according to a press release is the unveiling of her new cosmetics line “Tyra Beauty.”

According to Tyra, her makeup line has been years in the making and is the reason why she went back to school in 2010 to further her education. “Do you know how good it feels to finally be able to tell the world why I attended Harvard Business School?!,” she tweeted to her fans. I truly learned how to master building and leading my own cosmetic experience.”
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Nothing Comes Between Ciara and Her Calvins

posted by Sista on October 4, 2014

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Over the weekend Ciara showed off her newly svelte post-baby body via a series of photos posted to her Instagram account.

Since giving birth to son Future Zahir back in May, CiCi has reportedly shed nearly sixty pounds via an intense workout regimen that includes up to 300 crunches daily.
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Video: ‘N.L.U.’ by Keyshia Cole

posted by Sista on October 3, 2014

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Earlier today singer Keyshia Cole released the video for “N.L.U.,” the latest single to be released from her upcoming “Point of No Return” album, due out October 7th.

The track features rapper 2 Chainz and is co-written and produced by Keyshia herself. The R&B diva calls the song “extremely personal” and says recording it was a part of her healing process.
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