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 Prince covers ‘ESSENCE’ Prince is covering the latest issue of Essence magazine and in it dishing on a possible tour with The Revolution. “I’m not putting down The Revolution, even though people would love to see us together again. I owe a great debt to them. But I’m doing something else,” said the eclectic singer.…

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Nia Long is posing it up in a Michael Costello jumpsuit like the bad chick that she is on the April 2014 cover of Essence Magazine.  And the movie star is dishing on why she’s decided to do everything herself without nannies. Check out more from Nia’s interview below. –Joi Pearson Before her new movie Single…

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Essence’s Black Women in Hollywood luncheon Essence’s annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon went off without a hitch Thursday and brought out some of the biggest black female entertainers. Lupita Nyong’o (above) was highlighted during the L’Oreal Paris sponsored event and given an award for Best Breakthrough Performance. Just before receiving her trophy, Nyong’o posed for…

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Grammy Award-winning singer Jennifer Hudson looks stunning as she graces the January 2014 issue of Essence magazine. Hudson, 32, had an amazing year with the release of her film, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete, along with receiving one of Hollywood’s most coveted honors, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Chicago…

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Tyler Perry Covers Essence Magazine’s November 2012 Issue Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry, who it taking on the role as detective Alex Cross in the upcoming movie Cross, is featured on the cover of Essence magazine’s November 2012 issue. In it, he divulges that he spoke with his now-late dear friend, Whitney Houston, the night Michael…

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Essence magazine has dumped the controversial white fashion director, Ellianna Placas, after more than two years on the job. Essence stated that Placas’ firing was caused by her and editor-in-chief Constance White never agreeing about the direction of the magazine from a fashion standpoint. “They had different visions for fashion coverage,” a source told bossip.com.…

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A controversial addition to the Essence magazine team has been fired after putting a series of right-wing posts on his Facebook page. Michael Bullerdick has been removed as the managing editor for the publication after less than a year in the position. News broke last summer that the black women’s mag hired Bullerdick, a middle-aged…

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The 2010 U.S. Census reiterates the increased buying power of multicultural consumer markets and lays a blueprint for marketers in terms of how to reach targeted audiences. Michelle Ebanks, president of Essence and People en Espanol, talked to the audience and later to rolling out about African American women’s and other minorities’  mind-sets in the…

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