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Daniel Kaluuya finds fame “disorienting.” The 30-year-old actor has quickly become one of the most sought-after stars in Hollywood, following his performances in Get Out and Black Panther, but Kaluuya is still coming to terms with his own success and his newfound status. He explained to the Sunday Times newspaper: “It’s not what I got…

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Life is imitating art for breakout sensation Lizzo. The 31-year-old singer, born Melissa Jefferson, revealed that she has been inundated with attention from the opposite sex after finding fame. She went on to tell TMZ that her Instagram direct messages are “full of f—boys.” The star’s  song “Juice” includes the lyrics: “I think he got lost in…

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British musician Jorja Smith opens up about dealing with fame. The 21-year-old singer skyrocketed to stardom in 2018 when she won the Critic’s Choice Award at the BRITs but has said she found the attention she was getting to be “a big learning curve.” Smith admitted to struggling with conducting interviews and offered that she needed to…

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Recently, talented LA-based photographer and director Anunaka Morris showcased her recent photo series entitled ”FAME” in Brooklyn, New York. If you don’t know, Anaka has shot everyone from Kendrick Lamar and Yasiin Bey to Tyler the Creator and Willow Smith. Morris explains that FAME is ethnographic research analyzing the growth of an artist’s persona versus…

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On November 15-17th,  young and talented stars of Atlanta’s Star House Entertainers put on a heartfelt, original musical production at Southwest Arts Center, raising awareness surrounding the pressures of being a teen. The cast, 10-19 year olds, executed a thought-provoking original screenplay, written by Tameko Star (award-winning international recording artist, actor, dancer and playwright) and Janice…

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A$AP Rocky and veteran hip-hop star Snoop Lion took part in Noisey’s “Back & Forth” series, and in the first installment, the two stars discussed the pressures of fame and dealing with success. Snoop reflected on his early days as a hip-hop star in the early 1990s; and he revealed to Rocky just how treacherous newfound fame can be.

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Presidents of HBCUs had considered suing the Obama administration after more than 14,000 students were declined loans when the U.S. Department of Education changed its creditworthiness criterion to much more stringent standards without notification, costing them many millions in revenue. Calling it the “worst situation” in more than three decades, Historically Black Colleges and Universities…

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The U.S. Department of Education recently enacted much more stringent student loan requirements, dramatically impacting the ability of thousands of urban students to continue to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). More than 14,000 students were unable to continue with their higher educational aspirations because the new loans. Those applying for Parent PLUS loans…

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Chris Brown’s career nearly came to an end. After his much-publicized beat-down of Rihanna, Brown was ostracized by many in the music industry. However, Brown’s immense talent could not be ignored. His latest album, F.A.M.E., debuted at the top of the charts and those who shunned him during the controversy welcomed his return to grace.…

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I am with Chris Brown. Do not apologize to another soul. I also have a word for the unrelenting Chris haters: there is something called “a life” on sale at the local store. Go and get one. Many of Brown’s rabid critics remind me of the congressman who rails  against homosexuality, only to find out…

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