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Just in time for Easter!! If Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert are one of Hollywood’s Hottest couples you would have to add Cardi B and Offset in that same vain along with the title of one ‘Hip Hop’s Hottest’ couples right up there next to Jay-Z and Beyonce’.  Cardi B and Offset maybe culture raw but you […]

The family photoshoot for Essence magazine that will include Cardi B and Offset’s children Wave Set his 3 year old sister Kulture, as well as their siblings from a, Offset previous relationship, 11 year old son Jordan, 6 year old son Kody and 6 year-old daughter Kalea.

This thing we call life is all about maturations.  We all come from somewhere and something however the true testaments of all of our success is what we are now, hopefully a long way from where we have been and rapper turned actor, Method Man, Clifford Smith Jr. if your sexy, is a long way […]

The Essence Music Festival Edition of Verzuz, Bobby Brown vs. Keith Sweat went down last night. The Whitney Houston proclaimed King of R&B, Bobby Brown and New Jack Swing crooner, Keith Sweat went head to head, hit for hit with a pen and Ciroc on deck during a special Essence Fest edition of Verzuz last […]

Last night, Janet Jackson surprised Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott by presenting her with The Visionary Award at Essence magazine’s ninth annual Black Women in Music event sponsored by Lincoln at the Highline Ballroom in New York City. In her speech about Missy, Janet said, “Some rhyme, some rap. Some act, some choreograph. Some write hit songs, some create […]

Misty Copeland is having a great year. She starred in an Under Armour commercial, was named a principal dancer in the New York City Ballet,…

Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock Akil and Issa Rae all grace the cover of the May edition of Essence Magazine for their “Game Changers”…

In the October issue of Essence, cover girl Viola Davis says she prayed for a certain type of man to come into her life – and just like that, he appeared. “I asked for a husband who was emotionally available, someone who was older, someone who maybe had a family before,” she says. “I like older men. […]

  Gabrielle Union Delivers Powerful Speech At Essence’s Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon Gabrielle Union Speaking The Truth About Women In Hollywood! A few weeks ago, Gabrielle Union was one of the many powerful women who attended Essence’s Black Women In Hollywood luncheon. Dressed in vintage Versace, she hit the stage to accept the fierce […]

Essence fashion director Ellianna Placas has been let go from her post after more than two years, according to the NY Post’s Page Six.

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Ellianna Placas has been fired after a controversial two year run as fashion director for Essence magazine, reports the New York Post. When Placas was…