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Over the past few days, Rebel Wilson has dug herself a deep hole of inaccuracy and defensiveness, after making a comment about being the “first-ever plus-sized girl to be the star of a romantic comedy”—referring to her meta rom-com Isn’t It Romantic? (out in January). This was an obvious wrongheaded, revealing…

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Black Glam, Entertainment, Film, FLOTUS, Iman, Johnny Wright, Michelle Obama, Naomi Campbell, Queen Latifah, Sam Fine, Sam Fine interview, Style, Television, The Fashion Cafe, TheGrio Originals, Tyra Banks -

The latest episode of Black Glam features legendary makeup artist, Sam Fine, who shares his road to success with our host, Johnny Wright. After spending 30 years as one of the most recognized and respected makeup artists in the game, his roster of celebrity clients includes beauties like Tyra Banks, Queen Latifah, Iman, Patti LaBelle, […]

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This time last week, I was in New Orleans for Panama’s bachelor party weekend. I arrived Friday afternoon, and after the fellas already in New Orleans returned from the plantation tour, we gathered in Panama’s hotel room to kick it and determine our plans for the night. The TV happened to be on, and Girls Trip

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90’s MC, Queen Latifah recently weighed in on the brawl between female rappers Nicki Minaj […]

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“Tonight’s honorees represent our radiance and our royalty … Thank you all for showing the world how bright we shine and how hard we rock,” said Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond, speaking to the audience at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center during the Black Girls Rock! Awards, which aired on BET on Sunday…

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The ceremony won’t be televised until Sept. 9, but on Sunday night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J., black girl magic was on full display as an array of our established and future icons hit the red carpet for Black Girls Rock! 2018.

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It looks like the Flossy Posse will reunite for a Girls Trip sequel and we are so here for it. Regina Hall hinted that the follow up to the incredibly successful comedy is in the works which means we may be in for more big laughs and it seems like Queen Latifah and Tiffany Haddish will definitely […]

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Growing up 55 shades of gay in the ’90s, there were not a lot of places for a young whippersnapper like me to draw inspiration from what life could be like as an adult.

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Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares stories from the folks who beautify the biggest Black stars in the industry. On this episode, Wright sits down with hairstylist to the stars, Larry Sims to find out how he […]

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, […]

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  Queen Latifah is prepping a new project that sounds pretty good to us. According to Variety, she has teamed up with Electus to create a travel docuseries that will feature female comedians traveling with their famous friends. As of now, the title for the series is Friends In Strange Places.  “There are so many […]

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  The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards aired on Monday night, and Tiffany Haddish hosted the most entertaining installment ever. Right from the start, it was clear this show would be a lot blacker than usual, and not only because Haddish was at the helm. Here are 7 of the best and blackest moment […]

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Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O’Grady have been wooing viewers for two seasons now on Fox’s music-themed drama Star, created by film director and producer Lee Daniels. The storyline follows the journey of a girl group named Take 3 as they navigate the cutthroat music industry with their manager and mother figure Carlotta (Queen […]

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It’s graduation season and so far several stars have turned up to inspire grads across the country. Queen Latifah and Tina Knowles were on deck to deliver some inspirational words to the youth and we’ve got the scoop on what they said. Queen Latifah received an honorary doctorate from Rutgers University and she shared her […]

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Earlier this week, Bow Wow shared some sobering tweets on social media that suggested he was struggling with suicidal thoughts and Keke Palmer is not having any of it. “Sometimes i wish i wasnt here……..,” he posted on Twitter. He also shared similar sentiments on Instagram. Sometimes i REALLY wish i never existed… i can […]

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As rapper/singer/actor Dana “Queen Latifah” Owens mourns the loss of her mother and best friend Rita Owens, many of her friends and supporters have showered with love during this difficult time in her life. Actor Michael K. Williams is among her circle of supportive pals.

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During a recent interview with theGrio Patti Labelle, who plays Latifah's mother in the Fox hit show, Star, also opened up about her relationship with Latifah and her mom.

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Rita Owens, the mother of actress and hip-hop legend Queen Latifah and her closest confidante, died Wednesday after struggling with heart failure for more than a decade. Latifah released a statement to several media outlets confirming Owens’ passing. READ MORE: Queen Latifah talks using her platform to support other women “It is with a heavy […]

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Female emcees have always moved the culture forward with amazing lyrics, standout feature performances, and overall swag that has helped hip-hop grow and evolve for over 40 years.

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Da Brat is taking her talents in the stage in a new adaptation of the cult classic, Set it Off and will reportedly play the role of badass bank robber Cleo. Queen Latifah (Cleo), Jada Pinkett Smith (Stony), Kimberly Elise (T.T.) and Vivica A. Fox (Frankie) starred in the popular 1996 movie about four friends who turn […]

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What up, gang? I’m finally back home. It’s snowing, it’s grimy, but I saw Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Friday, so I’m happy. Whys there always huge puddles on the ground under public male urinals? Lol people act like its a contested 3 instead of an open layup — Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) December 14, […]

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After Big Mama and Big Daddy clear the table of fried turkey, mac ’n’ cheese, collards, potato salad and more — and after the last football game ends — it’s time to head to the movies with a slice of pie. But instead of vegging out to watch marathons of delicious reality shows (you know […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s victory for “Dunkirk” and “Girls Trip” at the box office […]

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Here’s the thing: Tiffany Haddish has been here. For a while. “In every character I play,” she says, “I try to infuse a little bit of myself. I always try to find the places where I can put Tiffany in it.” It works. Haddish “made it” a bit ago when she was knighted by Arsenio […]

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#ShowMeTheReceipts, Basketball, Girls Trip, High School Sports, Queen Latifah -

From singer Brian McKnight to actress Gabrielle Union to rapper Master P, singers, actors and rappers have often bragged about their athletic accomplishments. #ShowMeTheReceipts, a bimonthly feature at The Undefeated, will authenticate those declarations. In this month’s installment, we verified rapper Queen Latifah’s receipts. Nine years after winning her first state title with Irvington High […]

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Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Living Single, Queen Latifah -

Recently, reboots and spin-offs of popular shows from the 1980s and ’90s have become the norm. Fans were able to relive the glory days of television with hit shows from Full House — Fuller House — to the X Files and the Gilmore Girls. But when Queen Latifah hinted that the future may send us […]

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Much to the delight of fans everywhere, entertainment icon Queen Latifah revealed Thursday that the […]

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So many of us have that one white friend (or friends) who make us wonder whether they could’ve been black in a past life. Cultured, woke, however you want to call it, this person sticks out, but fits in. Star — the star of the new Lee Daniels-directed Fox series Star, which premiered Wednesday night […]

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