Exclusive Interview | YMCMB Manager Cortez Bryant Talks Career, Blueprint Group, Relationships, + His Future

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Such a freakin’ pleasure to talk to one of my own. As being both Jackson State University + Mass Communication alums, this was kind of an important thing for me. A couple of weekends ago, I got a chance to catch up with a very involved music related Manager and Chief Visionary Officer — whom […]

Lifestyle | The Shocking Key to Creativity

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Writer’s block, painter’s block, or any other type of block stifling your creativity, could soon be a thing of the past. And it’s all thanks to Frankenstein… not really… well, maybe just a little. New studies show that shocking the brain can boost our creative abilities. Researchers have found that “sending very low doses of […]

Her Beauty Closet | Is There Beauty In the Breakdown? Dark Skin vs. Light Skin

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Here I am again… and I’ve been thinking along the lines of some heavier topics regarding beauty. The cliché is that “beauty’s only skin deep”, but I personally believe it goes much deeper than that.  Oprah Winfrey aired a documentary on her network about the age old debate between light and dark skinned black women, […]

Her Beauty Closet | A Natural Hair Story + Tips

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Remember my post about beginning my natural hair journey? No? Ok, well here’s my update a month and two weeks later. It has grown! I still have a TWA (Teeny Weeny Afro), but there’s actually enough hair for me to grasp and create two-strand twists. Yayyyy! The actual growth time period (pre big chop) has […]

Paula Deen: “I Beg For Your Forgiveness” After Food Network Cancels Show, Y’all

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Is some tea brewing between the Food Network + one of the South’s most famous home cooks, Paula Deen? Looks like it, y’all. Yeahhh — it’s true. On Friday, the Food Network fired Deen and canceled her show, “Paula’s Home Cooking” after she admitted to having said racial slurs in the past. Deen, who has […]

Beauty | The Pursuit Of Sexy Eyes

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With the use of any cosmetic product or grooming procedure, we accept a certain amount of risks such as: allergic reactions and skin irritation. Even when it comes to our delicate eye area, we endure plucking, shaving, bleaching and gluing just to look fabulous. Sure, sprucing up the eyes is a great way to upgrade […]

Humor | From Booty Dancing To Break Dancing — Musicians, Don’t Leave the Babies Out! (VIDEOS)

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Calling all artsy professionals! Music people, singing people, dancing people… Are you looking to hire any back-ups? Well you should definitely start welcoming kids and babies to your audition list as they will give your audience comedic laughter, amazement, a great kick-back to add to your publicity rankings! Check out our list of best baby […]

PSLoveCharli Launches Official YouTube Vlog — TODAY, Like NOW!

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Yeah, yeah, I know. Like, OMG! WE ARE SO LATE! Okay, so here’s the story: although adding a Vlog as an extra outlet to express myself regarding hair specifically, for some reason, I never managed time in the creation of one. I mean, look, I’m just now getting my life back in order after 3 […]

Her Beauty Closet | Top Instagram Friday Favorites

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Follow Arianne on Instagram: @prettychic23 1. Beauty with a Body: @bewtful This beauty is a petite fireball! Not only is she a woman in uniform, she’s the perfect picture of fitness. Her dedication to a healthy lifestyle is admirable. A beautiful face is charming, but staying fit and eating well is a very vital aspect […]

[Video] Proof That Dreams Can Come True: Kid President Meets Obama in the Oval Office

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“I think you should try to sit behind the desk, so you look a little more efficient,” Obama to Kid President (You tube Video) American comedian and child inspirational speaker, Robbie Novak or just Kid President, finally was granted an opportunity to meet his idol, President Barack Obama in the White House’s Oval Office. This […]

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Music + Entertainment | Paris Hilton at Echostage‏ – Washington, DC May 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. (April 14, 2014) - On Friday, May 9, DC’s newest concert venue Echostage (2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE, DC. www.echostage.com) will host Paris Hilton, for her first-ever DJ set in the nation’s capital. Tickets to see The Heiress start at $20 and will go on sale today at noon. District high-rollers and true Hilton fans can get their own royal treatment with Echostage’s VIP-table service. To reserve a table, call 202.503.2330. […]

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Beauty Tips | Recreate Looks From MTV Movie Awards 2014 With Mary Kay

For ladies of Sunday night’s MTV Movie Awards it seemed as though there were two vastly different, yet both stunning, popular trends. While half of the ladies showcased their relaxed natural looks, the other half went the dramatic route by getting playful with color. Recreate two of the most gorgeous looks of the night – Rita […]

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Healthy Living | Migraine Prevention Tips

Got a Headache? You’re Not Alone Neurologist & Mind-Body Doc Shares Natural Migraine Prevention Tips Headaches are the number 3 reason women ages 18 to 44 go to emergency rooms, and the fifth-leading cause of emergency room visits among all Americans, according to a 2013 National Institutes of Health report, which calls headaches a major […]

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Fashion + Style | Expert Advice From Wardrobe Stylist Gen Bell: 2014 Fashion Trends‏

From professional and celebrity stylist Gen Bell, here are 5 signature fashion pieces that are guaranteed to be a smash hit this Spring! Crop Tops will be sticking around this spring. Sweatshirts will be in this spring. Shade of pastels will add softness and femininity to your looks this spring. It’s all about getting a […]

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Food + Nutrition | Stay Away — Nearly 9 Million Pounds Of Beef Recalled

If you’ve been struggling — trying to let beef go for some time now, this might just do it for you. Almost a year’s worth of meat products processed from diseased and unhealthy animals without full federal inspection has been recalled. California based supplier Rancho Feeding Corp. has been under scrutiny by the USDA Food Safety […]

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Love + Relationships | Getting Over A Breakup: 6 Ways To Give Yourself A ‘Breakover’

6 Ways to Give Yourself a ‘Breakover’ Valentine’s Day Isn’t about Being Alone; It’s about Being Yourself, Says Self-Empowerment Entrepreneur There’s a reason Neil Sedaka’s “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” became a pop classic – because it’s true! But breakups can also be a time to reflect and embark on a new chapter in […]

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Music + Entertainment | Paris Hilton at Echostage‏ – Washington, DC May 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. (April 14, 2014) - On Friday, May 9, DC’s newest concert venue Echostage (2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE, DC. www.echostage.com) will host Paris Hilton, for her first-ever DJ set in the nation’s capital. Tickets to see The Heiress start at $20 and will go on sale today at noon. District high-rollers and true Hilton fans can get their own royal treatment with Echostage’s VIP-table service. To reserve a table, call 202.503.2330. […]

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Lifestyle | Jesse Ventura Gives Smack-down On Gay Marriage, the NFL, the 1% and More‏

JESSE VENTURA’s new online-only show “Off The Grid”— carried by Ora.tv and YouTube – has been broadcasting Tuesday through Friday for a full month. In one month’s time, “Off The Grid” already has a viewership of 1.3 million. Meaning that Ventura’s message is not only out there, it’s clearly gaining support and approval.  In the former governor’s opinion, the […]