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[VIDEO] Janelle Monae - "Dirty Computer" Trailer

Janelle Monae is undoubtedly a highly creative talent. And
she's showing that to be the case again with a trailer for her
first album since 2013, Dirty Computer. The footage is a 
quick montage with an Afrofuturistic feel, and features actress
Tessa Thompson.


[INTERVIEW] Lena Waithe on "The Breakfast Club"

The Emmy-winning writer and actress on Netflix's
"Master of None" series sits down with the Power 105.1
crew and talks about her Showtime series "The Chi"
and much, much more.

[FILM] Ocean's 8

The highly anticipated heist flick with the star-studded cast
of Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna to name a few has
just dropped their poster and a trailer. Catch this movie July 8th,


[TV/ENTERTAINMENT] Tiffany Haddish "SNL" Opening Monologue

Tiffany Haddish made history this past Saturday
as the first Black woman comedienne to host 
Saturday Night Live. Like, ever, She kicked things
off with this raucous monologue, adding to an
already rich resume of comedy gems. 



[INSPIRE] Andrea Jenkins Makes History In Minneapolis

Last night, Andrea Jenkins became the first 
openly transgender woman of color to be elected
to office by becoming the representative of the Eighth
Ward of Minneapolis' City Council. Here's an 
interview with her during her campaign. 


[INSPIRE] Elizabeth Guzman, Kathy Tran and Haya Ayala Elected in Virginia

In a stunning election night in Virginia, in addition
to Ralph Northam taking the role of governor, the 
Democrats saw many elected to the state House of
Delegates including Elizabeth Guzman and Haya Ayala
as the first Latinas to hold such an office. Kathy 
Tran also became the first Asian-American to be
elected there last evening as well.

[INSPIRE] Vi Lyles Becomes The Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina

Last night was a triumphant night for Vi Lyles, who 
became the first African-American woman to be voted
in as mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. She built her
victory off of an early lead and a win over her incumbent
opponent in the Democratic primary.


[INTERVIEW] 73 Questions With Tracee Ellis Ross

The award-winning actress & fashionista sits down
with Vogue Magazine for their video series...


[VIDEO] Gorillaz x Little Simz - "Garage Palace"

Photo Credit: Artist

Damon Albarn and Gorillaz are months away from the release
of Humanz, their fifth album this April and they've got a super
deluxe edition dropping this Friday. In advance of that, they've 
got a thumping track with one of Britain's rising great rappers,
Little Simz. Check out the vid below.


[MUSIC] Kelela - "Take Me Apart" Album Stream

The singer has been grabbing a lot of attention in
recent weeks due to a stirring vocal style that bridges
genres, and now her debut album is available to the
public. Check out the stream here...