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Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter. Excuse us, as we like to call our generational talents by their full say my names. A profile of her profile would show the resume of the greatest living entertainer. Needling her hands through tracks like God’s penmanship in everything she touches.

Her reverb has sent echoes and disrupted the status quo of industries. An Entrepreneur, A Mother, A Boss, A History Breaker. How Dare a Black Women Be Limitless? How Dare a Black Woman Be Genreless.… Read more

Minnesota’s first Black lawyer helped pave the way for many after him

By Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield

February 19, 2024 / 5:49 PM CST / CBS Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — It’s a success story even local historians have trouble comprehending. It’s the story of Frederick McGhee.

Judge JaPaul Harris, an attorney based in St. Paul says he is mesmerized by the story of McGhee.

“I just was very interested in lawyers who had come before me, Black lawyers,” Harris said.

Born into slavery in Mississippi, his family escaped with Union soldiers to Tennessee where he got a law degree.… Read more

Lil Durk Performs ‘All My Life’ With 20 Elementary and High School Students in Pittsburgh

For 20 students at Pittsburgh Faison and Pittsburgh Westinghouse in Pennsylvania, a school field trip didn’t mean an excursion to the zoo or a museum. Instead, the crew of elementary and high school students took a trip to PPG Paints Arena on Saturday evening to sing with Lil Durk

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leaving the page. in a performance of “All My Life” during his opening slot on Drake and J. Cole’s It’s All a Blur tour.

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Megan Thee Stallion & Nike Team Up For New “Hot Girl Systems” Collection

While Megan Thee Stallion had Nicki Minaj spinning outta control and alienating a lot of fans with her unhinged rants and subpar “Big Foot” response to her (no shots), the Hot Girl coach seems to unbothered by the dust up she kicked off. She continues to collect bags while climbing the ladder to success escalator style (RIP BIG).

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For her latest endeavor, Megan Thee Stallion has joined forces with Nike to release a new collection dubbed the “Hot Girl Systems.”… Read more

Black Female TV Characters Who Define Culture, Style, And Sisterhood

Raquel “Raq” Thomas, played by Patina Miller, is one of the most iconic characters on television. An integral part of “Power Book III: Raising Kanan,” Raq is raw and authentic.

In many ways, she is a mirror for Black women.

No, we aren’t all drug pins, leading an illegal operation in one of the largest cities in the world. But many of us do have demanding jobs. At times, we find ourselves working to rise above perceived “rivals” in the office.… Read more

BEYONCÉ MAKES HER DEBUT ON COUNTRY RADIO CHARTS WITH “TEXAS HOLD ‘EM”

 SHAWN GRANT

 FEBRUARY 19, 2024

Beyoncé has made her appearance on the country music charts. One of the singles released during the Super Bowl, “Texas Hold ‘Em,” was promoted to country radio and became her first entry to the Billboard Country Airplay chart.

“Texas Hold ‘Em” starts at No. 54 with a 1.1 million audience across 100 stations. According to Billboard, Columbia Nashville emailed the single to country stations.

While some radio stations balked at including Beyoncé’s new single in their rotations, Bo Matthews, program director of KBAY in San Jose, immediately added the single.… Read more

TAMEKA FOSTER REVEALS USHER LEFT HER TICKETS TO SUPER BOWL: ‘ONE OF THE PERKS OF MY EX’

 SHAWN GRANT

 FEBRUARY 19, 2024

Tameka Foster attended to watch her ex-husband Usher perform at The Super Bowl. Speaking with Page Six, Foster revealed Usher put her name on the list.

“One of the perks of having Usher as an ex is going to the Super Bowl,” Foster said. “It’s facts.”

She added, “It was phenomenal. I had a good time. I had so much fun at the game. The halftime show, of course, was amazing.”… Read more

Witness To History: Project Pat

Project Pat is a Memphis Hip-Hop legend. As part of the seminal group Three 6 Mafia, the man born Patrick Earl Houston, who also happens to be the older brother of Juicy J, helped make sure that besides the East and West coasts, there was plenty to say and hear coming out of the middle of the map.

So Witness To History linking up with Pat was practically a requirement. The homie from WKYS, Aladdin Da Prince, held down the hosting duties and chopped it up with Pat for an insightful episode.… Read more

‘Bob Marley: One Love’ Review: A Legendary Life Told In Cinematic Cliffs Notes

The following movie review does not contain direct spoilers for the film Bob Marley: One Love, however general information in regards to the plot, characters, key climax points and historical context directly related to events in the film will be heavily discussed.

Please read at your own discretion, or after seeing the film in theaters.

Forever cemented at the age of 36 due an untimely premature death on May 11, 1981, reggae pioneer Robert Nesta Marley — we’ve come to know and love him simply by Bob — is a man who has been gone for way longer than he was alive.… Read more