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