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Aaliyah for MAC: Is the New Collection ‘One in a Million,’ or Should They ‘Try Again’? 

Curious about MAC’s new Aaliyah tribute collection? In the past few days, several previews have hit the YouTube-verse, giving us the real on what to expect from this highly anticipated launch. Created in collaboration with the late singer’s older brother, Rashad Haughton, Aaliyah for MAC will be available online June…

Aaliyah’s Brother Talks About the MAC Tribute Collab, Credits Her Fans With Protecting Her Legacy Aaliyah’s Brother Talks About the MAC Tribute Collab, Credits Her Fans With Protecting Her Legacy

Nearly 17 years after her untimely death, the influence of the beloved singer and actress simply known as Aaliyah remains strong, a legacy her older brother, Rashad Haughton, attributes to her still-loyal fan base.

Baby Girl ... Aaliyah for MAC Launches June 20! Baby Girl ... Aaliyah for MAC Launches June 20!

Here’s some news that’s hot like fire: There is an unexpected new release inspired by the “princess of R&B,” Aaliyah, coming this June.

Missy Elliott’s Supa Dupa Fly Is the Story of the Black Girl Who Wins Missy Elliott’s Supa Dupa Fly Is the Story of the Black Girl Who Wins

This week at VSB, we’re running a series called Albums That Changed My Life in which different writers let you in on the music that helped shape and mold them into the people they are now. Today we hear from Ashlee Haze as she tells us lessons she learned from Missy Elliott’s Supa Dupa Fly.

10 Cringeworthy Things Every Black Person Born Between 1975 and 1985 Did in Their Teens and 20s, Ranked  10 Cringeworthy Things Every Black Person Born Between 1975 and 1985 Did in Their Teens and 20s, Ranked 

10. Performed spoken-word poetry that included either aggressive enunciations of “clitoris” or a line about how “justice” ain’t “just us” because it “just ain’t for us”

Black Twitter Is Dragging Kim Kardashian for Dressing as Aaliyah for Halloween, but Is It Cultural Appropriation? Black Twitter Is Dragging Kim Kardashian for Dressing as Aaliyah for Halloween, but Is It Cultural Appropriation?

Black Twitter is dragging the Kardashians again. I know it seems as if they do something stupid more often than Stephen A. Smith says something stupid, but in the KKKKK clan’s defense (Kim, Khloé, Kendall, Kylie and the other one ... ), they are pretty stupid.

MAC Cosmetics Announces Aaliyah Collection MAC Cosmetics Announces Aaliyah Collection

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the death of R&B singer Aaliyah. The singer died in a fatal plane crash in the Bahamas, shortly after filming the video for “Rock the Boat.”

Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B Sucked Because She Hasn't Been Dead Long Enough Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B Sucked Because She Hasn't Been Dead Long Enough

At some extremely contrived professional mixer five years ago, a woman asked me to name the movie that surprises people when they learn I haven't seen it. Before I could answer, she volunteered her's: "Malcolm X." This alone was grounds for getting up and walking away from the bar, but I stayed because that would have…

Why I'm Glad The Chappelle Show Ended Why I'm Glad The Chappelle Show Ended

(Damon's latest at EBONY wonders if it's a good thing that the iconic comedy show ended when it did.)

Aaliyah's Family Says "No" To Aaliyah Biopic, For...Reasons Aaliyah's Family Says "No" To Aaliyah Biopic, For...Reasons

1. The family — represented by Barry Hankerson (her uncle and former manager) — is apparently pissed no one contacted them from Lifetime. Which is understandable. Shit, I get pissed when my fiancee uses my lotion without asking. But, he also says "The family is not opposed to a big, theatrical film, but thinks a TV…

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