2015 CFDA Fashion Icon, Pharrell Williams, may have been too busy to make the photo shoot for the event’s limited-edition journal, but the world’s #1 model Joan Smalls is a flawless stand-in!
Spoken word artist and grad student Tonya Ingram not only captures what it’s like living with depression, but what it takes to break free.
A trailer has been unveiled for independently produced TV pilot, ‘MysEducation,’ a drama depicting the plight of teen girls navigating education, friendship and the harsh realities of South Side Chicago.
‘Cobain: Montage of Heck,’ a documentary on late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, is set for DVD/Blu-Ray release on November 6, 2015 in North America.
Indigenous DJ/producer collective A Tribe Called Red has premiered a new music video for “Suplex,” the title track from their brand new EP.
Issa Rae Productions premieres ‘The NOMADNESS Project,’ which began as one adventurous woman trekking the globe and grew into thousands of millennial travelers exploring art, music, food, local pastimes, and causes around the world.
Dapper Wondaland rapper Jidenna flexes his skills with a live Vevo DSCVR performance of his new song, “Long Live The Chief.”
Drake opens up with a brooding new song titled, “Can I,” featuring Beyoncé.
Alternative R&B singer Miguel recently performed his sensual new single, “Coffee,” for Jack Daniel’s Uncut Sessions.
Watch R&B crooner Luke James and his robust vocals perform “Exit Wounds” on ‘The Real.’
Janelle Monáe and Jidenna performed their new summer jam, “Yoga,” on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’ on Monday.
Soul crooner Bilal has premiered a powerful new video for “Satellites,” the lead single from ‘In Another Life.’ Out June 30, 2015, the album features Big K.R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar and Kimbra.
Handsome fictional brothers from primetime TV’s tumultuous hip-hop family, Trai Byers, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray and Jussie Smollett, cover Essence Magazine’s June 2015 issue.
Chicago’s global bass party ambassadors the Soulphonetics have teamed up with Venezuelan DJ/producer Bumbac Joe for his EP release party on June 12th.
Bollywood actress/singer Priyanka Chopra will make her U.S. television debut in ABC’s Fall thriller-drama series, ‘Quantico.’
“How can we all—regardless of race—honestly reckon with our country’s fraught racial history and free ourselves from its burden?” Ta-Nehisi Coates seeks to answer in ‘Between the World and Me,’ out September 8th.
Enjoy ABC’s funny official trailer for its Fall comedy series ‘Uncle Buck,’ starring Mike Epps and Nia Long.
MTV’s ‘Rebel Music: Native America’ features four indigenous musicians and activists — Frank Waln, Inez Jasper, Nataanii Means (son of activist Russell Means) and Mike “Witko” Cliff — using art to save their communities.
Brooklyn duo denitia and sene. has released an official music video for their new single, “the fan.”
‘Dancing on the Edge,’ a 2013 BBC television drama about a black jazz band in London in the early 1930s, has finally released to DVD and Blu-ray in North America. It stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Angel Coulby, John Goodman and more.