Sevyn Streeter and Luke James Team Up for Valentine’s Day
Singers Sevyn Streeter and Luke James have teamed up to remake Lauryn Hill and D’Angelo’s 1998 classic single Nothing Even Matters. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the sultry duo decided to put their own unique spin on the tune, delivering a harmonious cover both new and old fans of the song should appreciate.
Teyonah Parris is the New Face of Dark and Lovely
Actress Teyonah Parris is the new face of Dark and Lovely’s Au Naturale line of hair care products. The Survivor’s Remorse star made the announcement via her Instagram page earlier today, posting the following caption “So hype to finally be able to share that I’m the newest member of the @DarkandLovely family. Stay tuned for more natural hair love from us.
Hidden Figures Dominates the Award Circuit and Box Office
Hidden Figures was one of the night’s biggest winners at this weekend’s 48th. Annual NAACP Image Awards. The film, which tells the story of three black female mathematicians who helped launch the NASA space program, took home two statuettes, including one for Outstanding Motion Picture and Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, which went to Taraji P. Henson.
The Grammys Won’t Bow Down to Beyonce
While I was unable to watch this year’s live Grammy telecast, I was able to keep track of what was going on thanks to Twitter. I know Adele cursed and stopped the show because she messed up her George Michael tribute. I know Beyoncé looked pretty while performing songs no one had ever heard of. I know Bruno Mars gave a spectacular Prince tribute. I know Rihanna continues to be snubbed in the pop category, and that black folks are mad… again… because the Grammys’ predominately white voters did not bestow Album of the Year honors on Beyoncé.
Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wade to Open His & Hers Pop-Up Shop
Actress Gabrielle Union and husband Dwyane Wade are teaming up with Fancy.com to open their own his and hers pop-up shop. The D&G: A His and Hers Pop-Up Fancy Experience is set to launch in New Orleans during the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend. The event will give fans the opportunity to snag products from their personal lines, as well as a few of Gabrielle and Dwyane’s favorite things.
Teyana Taylor Debuts New Look at Fashion Week
Teyana Taylor’s latest makeover is taking me back to the early 90’s. The Reebok Brand Ambassador has been spotted around New York Fashion Week looking like she had a run-in with a bottle of Clairol Honey Blonde. Those of you old enough to remember having to dye your hair this color- rather than weave it in- will totally get the reference. I don’t think I’ve seen anyone with this drastic a hair color since Mary J. Blige, circa her breakthrough What’s the 411 era.
Kelly Rowland to Tour in 2017
Start saving your coins, Rowland Stones. According to your girl Kelly Rowland, 2017 is going to be another breakout year for her. While attending pre-Grammy festivities over the weekend, the Motivation hitmaker revealed plans to release new music and finally hit the road for her first headlining tour since 2007’s Miss Kelly trek.
Erykah Badu Wows in Ashi Studio Black Velvet Gown
Essence magazine’s 8th Annual Black Women in Music event was held last night at the NeueHouse in Hollywood, California. This year’s ceremony honored singer Erykah Badu, who per usual, showed up and showed out. Erykah was literally drooling jewelry as she graced the red carpet in a black velvet gown from Ashi Studio’s 2016 Fall Couture Collection.