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The first major national holiday has passed in the United States since the global pandemic began. Memorial Day, which marks the official start of summer each year, was very different for many people this year as we continue to quarantine and practice social distancing. The typical cookouts, picnics, pool parties and other large gatherings we’re…

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Summer is around the corner and so are the numerous music festivals that you can choose to attend to liven up the hottest months of the year. Here we have created a list in chronological order of some of the best music festivals this summer. Freak Nik Festival — After 9 Partners is bringing back a taste of…

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Black billionaire and philanthropist Robert Smith made national news with his pledge to pay the student loan debt of the graduating class of 2019 at Morehouse College. His actions were praised by the vast majority and reviled by those opposed to his wealth and his gift to the students at the HBCU. Now Smith is…

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Summer is quickly approaching and with it comes vacations. There are a lot of moving parts to planning a trip, from transportation to accommodations. Here are six tips you can use to make sure you get the best value from your upcoming getaway. Do your research.  It may be tempting to book the first lavish…

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Washington, D.C., is the epitome of history. Visitors to the nations capitol know that when they arrive they will have many chances to experience history. The city is known for its expansive selection of museums and the nice thing is that you can go to them all for free. Should you be in the D.C.…

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From curls to braids to weaves and everything in between, hair is all about self-expression and creativity. Summer is around the corner, and there is no better time to sport that hairstyle you’ve been wanting to try. Here are five summer hairstyles we recommend: The Puff – There is no simpler style than a puff. All…

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Don’t wait until Black History Month to learn about African American history. Learning about the accomplishments, contributions and prominent Black figures throughout history can take place 365 days a year. Here are a few of the most popular African American museums you should visit this summer to learn about or brush up on our history.…

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Taraji P. Henson previously admitted she wants to wed her fiancé Kelvin Hayden in the warmer months. It won’t be this year because she hasn’t had enough time to plan her big day, and she’s looking forward to enjoying some vacation time instead. She told Extra: “I’m taking the summer off. It’s too late! A wedding…

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Rolling out is back again to give you the hottest trending songs. Last week, “Boo’d Up” and “Big Bank” were on everyone’s top 10,  but this week’s song “In My Feelings” and album BEASTMODE 2 are trending. Between Drake, Future, and other trending artists, summer 18 seems is in full effect. Here is our playlist…

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With summer in full effect, it is only right for us to list the hottest trending songs right now. With “Boo’d Up” and “Big Bank” trending, and the release of Drake’s album, Scorpion, there is no room to get bored. Whether you are taking a road trip, on vacation, or simply enjoying some “me time,”…

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With the first day of summer quickly approaching, fun-filled food and music festivals are sure to follow. From June to October, cities around the world are producing music-inspired festivals to bring crowds together for a good time. We have compiled a list of 15 of the top music festivals that you don’t want to miss. YO! MTV Raps:…

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Photo Credit: Facebook @BrysonTillerMusic Set It Off Tour Bryson Tiller is on his 2017 Set It Off Tour with special guests H.E.R. & Metro Boomin Date: Thursday, Aug. 3 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location / Venue: The Fox Theatre 660 Peachtree St. NE Atlanta, GA 30308 http://fabulousfoxtheatre.box-officetickets.com/

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Photo credit: Facebook @smithsoldebar DJ JELLY Presents: Kilo’s Love in the Mouth Tour Atlanta native and legendary rapper, writer, actor, and entrepreneur takes the stage. Date: Thursday, July 20 Time: 8 :00p.m. Location /Venue: Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE http://www.smithsoldebar.com/

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(Photo courtesy of EyeDope) Who doesn’t like to don fashionable eyewear? Just two months ago, Ron McCoy lifted the curtain to introduce the world to his collection of globally inspired sunglasses. In this new twist to a centuries-old industry, EyeDope is differentiating itself from its competition. The brand seeks to grab the attention of the…

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Despite repeated warnings, some parents are still leaving their children unattended in a hot car during the summer heat. Tragically, another case of hot-car death has taken place in the city of Carrollton, Georgia. Asa North, 24, left his twin 16-month-old daughters in his parked SUV while he was in an apartment. When he returned to…

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Every summer families and friends venture out to amusement parks. It’s a great place for bonding, catching a summer breeze and experiencing a thrill like no other. Great food and delicious desserts also play a major key in the amusement park experience, but the most rewarding fun is the rides. It’s not every year that amusement parks spend…

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