Chrissy Teigen teams up with Stella Artois’ King’s Feast

Chrissy Teigen teams up with Stella Artois’ King’s Feast

Chrissy Teigen teamed up with Stella Artois to inspire consumers to put their own personal touch on entertaining during the holidays as part of their “Host One To Remember” campaign. “When I think about hosting a party to remember, the first thing that comes to mind is food – especially during the holidays,” the 30-year-old […]

Lil Kim honored at the WEEN Awards

Lil Kim honored at the WEEN Awards

The sixth annual WEEN Awards took place Wednesday, Nov.16 at The Espace in New York City. The event was hosted by radio personality, Angela Yee. The event brought together a group of individuals driven to the success of leadership and solidarity; while honoring celebrities who are uplifting the movement. This year’s honorees included veteran actress […]

Former NBA star Kenny Anderson opens up in ‘Mr. Chibbs’ documentary

Former NBA star Kenny Anderson opens up in ‘Mr. Chibbs’ documentary

Former NBA point guard Kenny Anderson talks about what he learned about himself while filming Mr. Chibbs. The Queens kid and schoolyard hoops legend pauses for a moment while sitting with a Yankee cap atop his head, he’s dressed casually, and his hands have been moving animatedly while he talks about his basketball-playing days, first […]

Sanaa and Stan Lathan honored at Harlem School of the Arts gala

Sanaa and Stan Lathan honored at Harlem School of the Arts gala

Harlem School of the Arts honored Michael Feinstein, who received the Dorothy Maynor Award; actress Sanaa Lathan and her father, Stan Lathan who were presented with the Visionary Artist Award; and Sandra L. Richards, with the Betty Allen Lifetime Achievement Award. [jwplatform 3W7YRLLM]

Sanaa Lathan honored at Harlem School of the Arts’ 2016 masquerade ball

Sanaa Lathan honored at Harlem School of the Arts' 2016 masquerade ball

On Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, Harlem School of the Arts hosted its annual gala benefit to support the school’s year-round visual and performing arts programming and initiatives. This year’s event was transformed into a Halloween masquerade ball held in the Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel. The star-studded evening acknowledged artists, community leaders and activists who […]

Vivian Green talks Frankie Beverly, love and her music

Vivian Green talks Frankie Beverly, love and her music

Gorgeous songstress Vivian Green had the crowd jumping out of their seats to dance as she performed at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. She sat down with rolling out for a brief interview and sang her Frankie Beverly and Maze-sampled hit, “Get Right Back to My Baby.” Born in Philadelphia, Green was raised in […]

Vivian Green talks music after performance at B.B. King Blues Club in NYC

Vivian Green talks music after performance at B.B. King Blues Club in NYC

Gorgeous songstress Vivian Green had the crowd jumping out of their seats to dance as she performed at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. She sat down with rolling out for a brief interview and sang her Frankie Beverly and Maze-sampled hit, “Get Right Back to My Baby.” [jwplatform UgFZcnZr]

Alicia Keys’ Keep a Child Alive’s Black Ball honors Clive Davis

Alicia Keys' Keep a Child Alive’s Black Ball honors Clive Davis

Alicia Keys paid tribute to record executive Clive Davis at her charity’s annual black-tie event. Davis, who signed Keys more than 15 years ago, received the Humanitarian award at the 13th annual Black Ball on Oct. 19 in New York. The event is an extension of Keys’ charity, Keep a Child Alive, which launched in 2003 and supports […]

Alicia Keys’ Keep a Child Alive Black Ball draws the stars

Alicia Keys' Keep a Child Alive Black Ball draws the stars

Alicia Keys paid tribute to record executive Clive Davis at her charity’s annual black-tie event. Davis received the Humanitarian award for his activism in AIDS awareness at Keep a Child Alive’s 13th annual Black Ball on Oct. 19. The charity aids victims of HIV/AIDS in Africa and India. [jwplatform KoufNDPW]

Simone Boyce and the Underground Railroad in NYC

Simone Boyce and the Underground Railroad in NYC

Emmy-nominated Fox News correspondent Simone Boyce talks about her new documentary, Footsteps to Freedom, which is about the little-known history of the Underground Railroad in New York City. It aired on Sept. 28. Contact Boyce on Twitter/Instagram/Snap Chat/Facebook @SimoneBoyce. [jwplatform IIgl0hst]

The cast of ‘Luke Cage’ hits the red carpet in Harlem

The cast of 'Luke Cage' hits the red carpet in Harlem

The cast of Netflix’s new Marvel series “Luke Cage” made their way to the red carpet at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem Theater for the NYC premiere. Making their way down the carpet, Luke Cage himself, Mike Colter, snapped it up with his co-stars Simone Missick and Rosario Dawson (who also stars in “Daredevil”). “When I […]

‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ red carpet photos

'Growing Up Hip Hop' red carpet photos

“Growing Up Hip Hop” follows the next generation of hip-hop royalty as they attempt to step outside the shadow of their famous families. Music legends Damon Dash, Rev. Run, Russell Simmons, Master P, El DeBarge and Pepa are always nearby as each up-and-comer tries to build their own life and fortune in careers ranging from music to acting and fashion. […]

Meet Simone Boyce and learn about the Underground Railroad in NYC

Meet Simone Boyce and learn about the Underground Railroad in NYC

Emmy-nominated Fox News correspondent Simone Boyce talks about her new documentary, Footsteps to Freedom, which is about the little-known history of the Underground Railroad in New York City. Contact Boyce on Twitter/Instagram/Snap Chat/Facebook @SimoneBoyce. [jwplatform vIJA1g1W]

Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo lift Urbanworld Film Festival

Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo lift Urbanworld Film Festival

The 20th annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by Revolt with founding sponsor HBO, is one of the largest competitive film festivals and is designed to advance the presence and impact of diverse content creators. All screenings took place at Manhattan’s AMC Empire 25, 234 W. 42nd St. The festival screened more than 68 films, […]

Essence Street Style Block Party in Brooklyn pays tribute to the fashionable

Essence Street Style Block Party in Brooklyn pays tribute to the fashionable

Essence magazine held its third annual Street Style Block Party in DUMBO, Brooklyn, in celebration of New York Fashion Week. Consumers, designers, stylists, bloggers and local fashion vendors came together to celebrate personal style and diversity with fashion. The event featured a fashion show, a kids’ crafting section and live music. The 2016 Essence Street […]

Essence Street Style Block Party

Essence Street Style Block Party

Essence Magazine held its third annual Street Style Block Party in DUMBO Saturday in celebration of New York Fashion Week. Designers, stylists, bloggers and local fashion vendors came together to celebrate personal style and diversity with fashion. The event featured a fashion show, a kids’ crafting section and live music. [jwplatform ZMwYzBSC]

2016 West Indian American Day Parade

2016 West Indian American Day Parade

The annual West Indian American Day Parade is one of New York City’s most vibrant and popular events. And this year’s festivities didn’t disappoint. More than 2 million people of all ages, cultures, and affiliations celebrated along Eastern Parkway, many decked out in fantastic body paint and colorful plumage. Video/Edit: R. Hagans III [jwplatform KZj4Dy6k]

2016 West Indian American Day Parade with dazzling photos

2016 West Indian American Day Parade with dazzling photos

The annual West Indian American Day Parade is one of New York City’s most vibrant and popular events. And yesterday’s festivities didn’t disappoint. More than 2 million people — of all ages, cultures, and affiliations — celebrated along Easter Parkway from Schenectady Avenue to Grand Army Plaza, many decked out in fantastic body paint and […]

Serena Williams helps Berlei celebrate launch into US market

Serena Williams helps Berlei celebrate launch into US market

Serena Williams, the brand ambassador for the iconic Australian brand Berlei celebrated their launch into the U.S. market on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Macy’s Herald Square. Williams was wearing the Berlei SF3 High Impact Underwire sports bra in Strawberry Sorbet. Williams has worn Berlei sports bras in every match she has played for the past 10 years, since her mother […]