Keyshia Cole Shoots New Video + Album Release Date

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Keyshia Cole Shooting ‘Incapable’ Video

Keyshia Cole’s three-year hiatus from the music industry is finally about to come to an end. Via the singer’s official Twitter account, she has announced October 10th as the release date for her upcoming seventh studio album 11:11 Reset.
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Gabrielle Union for Complex Magazine

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Gabrielle Union Goes Natural for Complex Photo Shoot

Actress Gabrielle Union is looking pretty amazing in her recent photo shoot for Complex magazine. The Being Mary Jane star acted as creative director for the pictorial, and the results were not only stunning, but according to Gabrielle, the most black and authentic version of herself she has ever shared.
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Teyana Taylor Lands New Film Role

Teyana Taylor to Star in Netflix’s ‘The After Party’

Teyana Taylor to Star in Netflix’s ‘The After Party’

Teyana Taylor continues to add to her acting resume. The multi-faceted entertainer has landed another role, this time in the upcoming Netflix film The After Party. The coming-of-age drama is the first scripted project from Live Nation Productions and will reportedly revolve around two friends who make a last-ditch effort to score a record deal before one heads off to college and the other to the military.
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Lippie of the Day: Havana by NYX

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Essence Wearing Havana Matte Cream Lipstick by NYX

Today’s lippie is brought to you by my gorgeous daughter, Essence. This 20-year old beauty and recent 2-year cancer survivor has been itching to be featured on my blog for years, and now with me possibly considering changing the format to something a bit more hair and beauty based, has finally gotten her wish.
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Gallery: ‘Lethal Weapon’ Season 2 Cast Photos

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‘Lethal Weapon’ Adds More Black Girl Magic

As previously reported, when Fox’s hit series Lethal Weapon returns next week it will be doing so with actress Michelle Mitchenor upped to series regular. The dancer-turned-actress plays Detective Sonya Bailey and is a welcome addition to a cast that already includes Chandler Kinney and the fabulous Keesha Sharp.
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Mary J. Blige’s ‘Mudbound’ is Coming to Netflix

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Preview Mudbound with Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige’s recent independent film with director Dee Rees is officially coming to Netflix and select theaters on November 17th. Mudbound, which tells the story of two impoverished families, one black and the other white, struggling to survive in the impoverished Mississippi Delta post World World ll, was first screened at the Sundance Film Festival and then purchased by Netflix for $12.5 million dollars.
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Teairra Mari Returns to Her Musical Roots

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Teairra Mari Previews ‘Bad’ Single

After a stint on reality television… and most recently rehab, it appears singer Teairra Mari is finally ready to return to her musical roots. The one-time Jay-Z protégé and Princess of ROC Nation recently used her Instagram page to preview her upcoming single Bad, the first for the embattled young diva in almost four years.
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Tamar Braxton Announces Retirement + New Music

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New Music: ‘Pick Me Up’ by Tamar Braxton

We have some good and bad news for all you Tamartians out there. First, the good news is that your girl’s upcoming Bluebird of Happiness album is available for pre-order via iTunes beginning today. Fans who cop the album before its official September 29th release date will be able to download the single Pick Me Up in full, as well as listen to snippets of several unreleased tracks.
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