Every time Beyonce puts out a new album, it comes with a new sound and style. From the bluesy funk and twang of “B’Day” and it’s French-Creole inspired album artwork to the acoustic adult ballads of “I Am…” and it’s simple, stripped down, black-and-white photo shoot, Bey is always reinventing herself. But what inspired the […]

Bitch don’t know @Sweetback got the scoop? Ray J was spotted on a romantic date in LA last week with British reality star Imogen Thomas also known as the British Kim Kardashian. The former Big Brother contestant and Ray J hit the highway for a drive and then settled down to share a bottle of […]

Lately, I have been becoming bored with the regular routine. While most of the time it’s nice to repeat the same actions day in and day out, as it creates a pattern and comfort, there are times when these consistencies become monotonous. For the past two years, I have ordered the same flavored latte from […]

Nothing is more comfortable during the hot and sticky summer than flowy sundresses. This season, people have been going for the outrageous patterns, making sundresses more exotic and exciting than the regular little black dress. One thing about sundresses that makes them very comfortable for the summer is their loose fit. It gets HOT in […]

You’ve got questions? He’s got answers! Need advice? Send your questions to Terrance: girlworkonyou@aol.com Dear Gay Best Friend, I came across some of your advice and decided to ask for some. I have gay friends but sometimes it’s easier to ask a stranger with an unbiased opinion. I’m 25 (will be 26 in a month) […]

Tune in to “Cinema in Noir” as writer/blogger Starrene Rhett (aka GangStarrGirl) gives the exclusive scoop on the upcoming “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Pt. 2.” We also discuss the latest in casting news (Superman:Man of Steel, Bond 23, I, Alex Cross) and  list our favorite  black historical dramas on the big screen. “Cinema in […]

(via The Loop21) This week marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking, coming of age drama Boyz N The Hood.  The debut of director John Singleton, the 1991 film follows the saga of childhood friends Ricky (Morris Chestnut), Dough Boy (Ice Cube), and Tre (Cuba Gooding Jr.) in South Central L.A.  Nia Long played good […]

Harlem’s Swagg King Mr. Burns is ready to take another dive into the rap game. After the death of Huddy 6, Harlem World the group reunited and has been in the studio working on music. The crew has been working on solo projects as well, Cardan recently released his Dope Man mixtape. Meeno delivers a 6 […]

Queen Latifah, the Hollywood star born and bred in Newark, N.J., is a Renaissance woman. Brilliantly transformed from a young 1990s rapper and hip-hop artist into an Academy Award-nominated actress and iconic cosmetics CoverGirl, Latifah embodies full-figured beauty and style. Her confidence and strength are fundamental: From her lyrics and lyricism to her elegant, on-screen […]

Since Barack Obama’s inauguration, his devoted defenders have invoked racism as the basis for the bitter opposition to his leadership. Recent developments, however, make a better case that much of the remaining support for the administration’s faltering leadership actually stems from racial factors. Even before the release of devastating unemployment numbers for June, leading polls […]