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    one of the leading magazines for African American women and MSNBC have joined together for the unprecedented live coverage of the 2013 Essence Music Festival.  The festival is from July 5 to July 7 and is held  in iconic New Orleans. New Orleans is known for its contribution of jazz and rhythm and…

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Statistically, it is shown that black women, particularly between the ages of 20-49 are more likely to have herpes than any other race. About 50 percent of all black women have herpes. With numbers like these it is painfully obvious that something needs to be done to change these numbers around. Herpes, is an STI or sexually…

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Years ago it was rare to see women in the hip-hop community who have had plastic surgery, or maybe they were not so upfront about it.  Today plastic surgery is almost celebrated. If you don’t have a butt, go and buy it.  Getting implants and tummy tucks is on the rise and is evident in…

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Music is a big influence in the lives of young people today. Rap artist like Trinidad James and Lil Wayne promote drug use in just about every song. It’s no wonder young people are  either  getting addicted or dying from drugs at an alarming rate. Checkout a few popular drugs that are being glamorized by…

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Going blonde is back, it seems like every where you turn, you see artist like Nicki Minaj  with beautiful blonde hair. From caramel streaks, to strawberry blonde to ashy, peroxide, dirty or white. There are so many shades of blonde to adorn. Going blonde is always on trend, so take a look at these hip hop…

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Having plastic surgery after having a baby is quite popular now a days. Instead of hard work and exercise to get rid of the weight, more and more people basically want overnight results and are willing to do under the knife to get them. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, after she had her baby, North West…

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Swimming is a great past time to beat the Summer heat. Its the fourth most popular recreational activity in the United States, with about 300 million people swimming in pools, hot tubs, lakes and other bodies of water each year, there is a strong possibility that taking home some unwanted disease is possible. According to…

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  Grills are the epitome of summer. They add just the extra something to all summer activities.  Check out the different types of grills that will enhance any Summer event. Weber Genesis E-310 3-Burner Propane Gas Grill ($699) The Weber Genesis is both pretty to look at and powerful with its  3 stainless steel burners.…

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Tyra Holmes, 26, a of Florida, stabbed her husband to death after waking him up in the middle of the night to confront him about some text messages he had received. Tyra found text messages in her husbands phone from several women last Wednesday night, she thought she had proof that he was cheating on…

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The best decision when renting is to have renters insurance. Many renters feel that renters insurance each month as a needless bill. The added coverage you obtain from renters content and renters liability insurance may spare you from needless headaches in the event of theft, accidental or environmental damage.  When your in school, people are always coming and going though…

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During the Fourth of July weekend Americans consume about 155 million hot dogs. With the number that high, making sure you have only the best dogs on the grill is a must. Try cooking these hot dogs at your Fourth of July festivities.

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    Great weather, good food and amazing fireworks put together form a perfect Fourth of July. The only thing missing is the drinks! The drinks served at a party are almost as important as the food. Here are some cocktails and shots for your Independents Day celebrations. Red, White and Blue Shot Ingredients: ½…

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Kanye West went to twitter on Monday and showed off his Father’s Day present from Kim. West Tweeted “One of the other gifts my girl gave me for Fathers Day.” Kim Kardashian gives Kanye autographed computer mice. One was signed by Steve Jobs and the other by Steve Wozniak.  Kanye has always been a fan of…

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Miller Lite is pleased to announce, Tap the FutureTM a new business plan competition. This competition puts groups of like minded entrepreneurs against each other to claim a prize pool of $400,000 in much needed business grants. During this opportunity the competitors will get a mentorship and advice from some of the best and brightest…

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Sunday is the day of rest for basically everyone. This day is a refresher day, on this day you relax, spend time with your family and enjoy yourself. One of the best ways to take advantage of this day is to have some Sunday fun cocktails with brunch. Check out our list of drinks to…

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Kandi Burruss from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” showed off her new hairdo on Instagram. The hair is from Heat Free Hair and Kandi is wearing the Kurls collection. The singer  is the latest celebrity to try a natural hair look. Fans are praising her new look. One fan said, ” That hair is all…

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Video interviews are on the rise, many companies are using avenues such as Skype and Google video chat to conduct interviews for future positions. The best plan of action is a proactive one. Try these tips out for your next video interview. Have an appropriate photo Make sure your video pic is appropriate one. A…

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When you think of fashion designers, about nine times out of ten, a black designer doesn’t typically come to mind. Regardless of the oversight, designers of color are making their mark and great strides in the world of fashion. Whether it is by their innovative designs or by how they have inspired and created pathways…

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