Alicia Keys: I dressed like a tomboy to stave off attention, but I’m done hiding who I am

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From an early age on, Grammy Award-Winning singer Alicia Keys discovered a lot of the things about herself that elicited praise and compliments from other people which made her feel different… in turn, the 34-year-old started to downplay those attributes in order to blend in. In an open letter titled “A Revelation” on her website,… Read more »

Alicia Keys, LaLa Anthony, Rocsi Diaz and more attend the 2014 Angel Ball

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On Monday, October 20, celebrities flocked to the 2014 annual Angel Ball, hosted by Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street, in New York City. The event, held to encourage the development of more effective therapies for patients with leukemia, lymphoma and related cancers brought out supporters from all walks of Hollywood including talk show… Read more »

Alicia Keys kicks off #wearehere movement

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What’s more beautiful than a celebrity using their platform for the greater good? Mom-to-be Alicia Keys does just that, as she kicked off a new campaign in hopes of creating a kinder, more peaceful world. Recently the “Fallin’” recording artist shared a tasteful nude image, baring her womb with a white peace sign stroked across… Read more »

Saturday Style: Instagram’s must watch celebrity style stars

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Whether you’re a tomboy with an edge, glamour girl or inbetween, the following celebrities offer a variety of inspiration for your everyday look. Scroll below for our top 10 most stylish celebrities to follow on Instagram. And tell us… who is your favorite style star? Tracee Ellis Ross – @traceeellisross Keri Hilson – @dreamincolor Kerry… Read more »

10 stars who inspire us to go natural

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We all struggle with bad hair days. Whether your hair is natural, pressed, permed or in a protective style, we all face the same hair woes: dryness, limp, lifeless locks and frizz. For many African American women, even in Hollywood, those rocking natural styles consider their locks, hair woes and all as both a blessing… Read more »

Celebrities who rock natural hair styles

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Kinky coils, curly ‘fros and fly Bantu knot outs have been ruling urban sidewalks, boardrooms and the red carpet since the natural hair phenomenon exploded back in 2005. Recently, celebrities like Solange, Elle Varner, Janelle Monae and others have been gracing the red carpet, magazine covers and ad campaigns with their natural tresses on display…. Read more »

Beyonce thanks Destiny’s Child, Alicia Keys, J-Hud, and shakes Haters in new letter

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  Yes you care!   Beyonce sent a letter of appreciation to the former Destiny’s Child family, Kelly and Michelle, and other performers, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson for their amazing showmanship during Super Bowl 2013.  Beyonce’s letters are like other celebrities tweets, only the world stops when she finally posts something.      … Read more »

Alicia Keys is the New Global Creative Director for Blackberry

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RIM announced the release of it’s newest phone, Blackberry 10 which features, video calling capabilities for Blackberry messenger, touchscreen keyboards, 1080p Video recording, Blackberry Balance, Instagram-like filters on its camera, the ability to download music straight to the phone, and more.  They have also brought in Alicia Keys as their new “Global Creative Director.” Alicia Keys announced her new job title at the Blackberry 10 Launch while admitting that Blackberry was… Read more »

10 Celebs That Rock Red Lips

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Alicia Keys rocks red lips for her new album shoot.

Red lips are a number of things: sexy, seductive, classy, elegant and the list could go on. But red lips can only be achieved by few, any slight error, be it with shading or stained teeth, red lips can take a face from glam to granny with the blink  of an eye. The key to… Read more »

Alicia Keys Debuts A New Short Do!

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Alicia Keys just revealed her new natural ‘do via Instagram saying, Look what I done did!!;-))) its an #aknewday in EVERY way!!!!  )))   Alicia Keys look so cute with her asymmetrical cut which is definitely something new for us. When Keys first hit the scene back in 2001 with her hit ‘Fallin”, long cornrow braids were her apart of… Read more »

Nicole George: ASCAP Vice President of Rhythm & Soul Membership

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   Nicole George is at the height of her powers as one of the highest ranking females in the music industry. The Vice resident of membership for Rhythm & Soul membership at ASCAP has been at best “relentless” in building the talent roster at the performing rights organization and overseeing daily operational management of ASCAP’s Rhythm and Soul… Read more »

Man of the Week: Tristan Wilds

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Man of the Week: Tristan Wilds

Tristan Wilds has been on the scene for quite sometime. Starting his acting career in his early teens, Tristan has played a major role in movies and shows such as The Wire, 90210, and most recently Red Tails.   Just recently he released this very thought-provoking music video and showed off his singing skills.  This shouldn’t have been… Read more »

10 Iconic Hairstyles; How Many Have You Experimented With?

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    Hairstyles have long been signifiers of culture, religion and values. Here are a 10 iconic styles and their history. 1. Cleopatra’s non-bob In her 1963 role as the Cleopatra, actress Elizabeth Taylor forever cemented a vision of the Egyptian queen in pop culture, complete with a shoulder-length black bob adorned with gold. In fact,contemporary portraits of Cleopatra… Read more »

Style Review: 2012 Fashion Week in Paris

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A lot of celebrities, a lot of fashion, and of course more fun. A few new faces and many familiar faces were scene in their best up-to-date designer creations. The style in Paris is definitely more tailored than a lot of the looks that we have seen during new York Fashion Week and London Fashion… Read more »

Fashion at the 2012 Grammys

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The 54th Annual Grammy Awards were held on Feb. 12 at the Staple Center in Los Angeles. The biggest night in music is also a big night for fashion. Let’s see who wore what. ♥ Katy Perry graced the red carpet with a stunning Elie Saab applique gown. She took a big risk wearing a blue… Read more »