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Carmelo Anthony, Culture, Famous Nobodys, NBA, Style -

We’re well-versed with who Carmelo Anthony the NBA athlete is — even if we have no idea where he’s going next and who he’s going to play for. But there’s another passion brewing for Anthony. While he’s figuring out his next move as far as the world of professional basketball is concerned — and no, […]

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Design, Entrepreneurship, Sneaker Stories, Style, Tamera Young, WNBA -

Despite never being signed to an endorsement deal by a sportswear brand, veteran Las Vegas Aces forward Tamera “Ty” Young has amassed an insane shoe collection of more than 600 pairs (and counting) while earning the crown as the WNBA’s biggest sneakerhead. Now, she has a shoe of her own. On Tuesday, Young debuts the […]

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Black Chyna, Black Chyna skin bleaching, Colorism, Entertainment, Kim Kardashian West, Kylie Jenner, Music, News, Rob Kardashian, Skin Bleaching, Skin lightening cream, Spice, Style, Television, Tyra, Video -

  Blac Chyna is raising eyebrows after reports surfaced that she’s gearing up to release her own line of skin-lightening cream. According to TMZ, the former reality star turned aspiring rapper has partnered up with a company called Whitenicious by Dencia to launch Whitenicious X Blac Chyna Diamond Illuminating & Lightening Cream. The product reportedly retails […]

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Air Jordan, Air Jordan 11, Air Jordan 11 Concord, Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan, NBA, Sneaker Stories, Style -

Marvin Barias can pinpoint the moment he knew he wanted his first pair of Air Jordans. Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, like many ’90s kids, he idolized Michael Jordan. So much so, he collected almost everything connected to his hero: basketball cards, magazine covers, newspaper clippings. Yet, by high school, Barias still […]

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barbershops, Culture Watch, Entertainment, HBO, LeBron James, Marcus Harvey, Marcus Harvey interview, Nas, Popular Culture, Sports, Style, Television, The Shop, TheGrio Originals -

LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s digital media company, Uninterrupted, partnered with HBO over the summer to bring us The Shop – an unscripted, culture-pushing show that brings those conversations and heated debates amongst men from all different walks of life to television. The barbershop is a staple in a man’s life from a young age, […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: Celebrity barber Marcus Harvey on LeBron James’ HBO series ‘The Shop’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Bad Boys, Bad Boys spinoff, Books, Entertainment, Film, Gabrielle Union, Gabrielle Union movie, Jessica Alba, LA's FInest, Style, The Perfect Find, Tia Williams -

Gabrielle Union just nabbed another gig. The actress is set to star in the upcoming romantic comedy The Perfect Find, based on the novel, The Accidental Diva, written by Tia Williams.  According to TheWrap: The Perfect Find is the story of Jenna Jones (Union) who, desperate to have a fresh start in the world of […]

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"Money", Cardi B, Cardi B cover art, Cardi B nude, Cardi B single, Entertainment, Kulture, Music, News, Offset, Style, Video -

  Cardi B just dropped her latest single, “Money.” First, the rapper teased the cover art for the track and announced the song would drop on Thursday. View this post on Instagram MY SINGLE “MONEY” will be out on THURSDAY 12:30pm A post shared by CARDIVENOM (@iamcardib) on Oct 22, 2018 at 4:49pm PDT […]

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Entertainment, Grace Latoya Hamilton, LHH, LHHA, LHHATL, Love & Hip Hop, Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, Music, News, So Mi Like it, Spice, Spice bleached skin, Spice bleached skin photo, Style, Television, Whiteface -

Dancehall artist and Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star, Spice just shocked her fans with a wild new photo. Spice (Grace Latoya Hamilton) shared the image with her 1.5 million Instagram followers on Monday along with the caption: “Nothing wrong with a fresh start. CLICK THE LINK IN MY BIO and pre order my mix […]

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Black Glam, celebrity makeup artist, Entertainment, Johnny Wright, Michelle Obama, Style, The Fashion Cafe, TheGrio Originals, Tyra Banks, Valente Frazier -

Sometimes, great artists inspire a new legion of creatives and that’s exactly what happened for the subject of the latest installment of Black Glam. Johnny Wright sits down with celebrity makeup artist, Valente Frazier to find out how he landed his dream job as a makeup artist for stars like Lynn Whitfield and Tyra Banks. […]

The post Black Glam: Celebrity makeup artist Valente Frazier on being bold and beautifying Tyra Banks appeared first on theGrio.

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Anna Lathan, Beyoncé, Entertainment, Fall hair trends, Kim Kimble, Kim Kimble beauty, Kim Kimble hair tips, Kim Kimble interview, L.A. Hair, Nicki Minaj, Style, Television, TheGrio Originals, Tokyo Stylez, Wigs -

Kim Kimble is one of the most sought-after celebrity hairstylists in the game and she shows no signs of slowing down soon. The former star of L.A. Hair who has perfected the tresses of some of the industry’s biggest names including Beyonce, Sanaa Lathan, and Nicki Minaj chatted with TheGrio about dealing with divas, the right ways […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: Kim Kimble on dealing with divas: ‘If you disrespect me, I’m out’ appeared first on theGrio.

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2018 AMAs, 2018 American Music Awards, ABC, AMAs, American Music Awards, Black Fashion Designers, Black-ish, Entertainment, Events, Karla Welch, Music, News, Pyer Moss, Style, Television, Tracee Ellis Ross, traces Ellis Ross AMAs looks -

Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the American Music Awards for the second year in a row and the actress used her platform to highlight the work of Black designers. The black-ish star made a conscious decision to choose outfits created by Black designers and pulled off ten wardrobe changes during the live show. “I’ve featured black […]

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Black Glam, Entertainment, Holly Robinson Peete, Johnny Wright, Michelle Obama, Natural Hair, Style, TheGrio Originals, Unique Dandridge, Unique Dandridge interview -

The latest installment of Black Glam features our style correspondent Johnny Wright as he sits down with celebrity stylist and natural hair guru, Unique Dandridge. The Inglewood-based hairstylist is known for working her magic on natural hair, helping women to find heat-free styles that work for them. Unique Dandrige is so adamant about healthy hair, […]

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Black Glam, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Carl Jones, Cross Colours, Entertainment, Finesse, Johnny Wright, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Shaquille O'Neal, Style, The Fashion Cafe, TheGrio Originals, TJ Walker, TJ Walker interview -

On the latest installment of Black Glam, TheGrio’s style correspondent, Johnny Wright sat down with TJ Walker, co-founder of the beloved clothing brand, Cross Colours. The designer is gearing up to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the brand that’s enjoying a bit of a pop-culture revival thanks in part to Cardi B and Bruno Mars’ […]

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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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Boogie Cousins, DeMarcus Cousins, Drake, fashion, Hip-Hop, Jerseys, John Wall, LeBron James, Music, Skylar Diggins, Style, Washington Wizards -

I swear sports and music are so synonymous / ‘Cause we want to be them, and they want to be us – Drake, 2010’s “Thank Me Now” In a November 2017 interview, Drake revealed that he’s been collecting Hermès Birkin handbags. The highly coveted totes, which are worth anywhere from $12,000 to $379,261, are easily […]

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Cece Olisa, Curvy Con, Empire, Entertainment, Film, Gabourey Sidibe, New York Fashion Week, NYFW, Precious, Style -

While plenty of celebrities are flocking to NYC for New York Fashion Week, others are celebrating size-inclusive fashions at Curvy Con. Gabourey Sidibe was this year’s keynote speaker for the event and she took the opportunity to speak out about the discrimination plus-sized women face int he fashion world and beyond. “Even though we are […]

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#newwaytoplay, Black Glam, Entertainment, Featured, Johnny Wright, Michelle Obama, Style, Tanika Ray, The Fashion Cafe, Top Stories, Toyota Avalon, Video -

TheGrio's style correspondent, Johnny Wright, and host Tanika Ray hit an epic game night in Los Angeles and enjoy the luxury offered by the new Toyota Avalon.

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Black Glam, Featured, Johnny Wright, Jonathan Webber, Living, News, Style, wellness coach -

  Pull up a seat next to theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for the latest episode of Black Glam where he takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares stories from the folks who beautify the biggest Black stars in the industry. Today’s guest is Jonathan Webber, an LA-based wellness coach. The industry expert transitioned from a career in […]

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Black Women, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New York Fashion Week, Nike, Sneaker Stories, Style -

It’s been a good summer for LeBron James. In the months since his Cleveland Cavaliers lost in the Finals to the Golden State Warriors, James has made international headlines not only by becoming a Los Angeles Laker but also by opening a public elementary school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. His Hollywood revolution will […]

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Chris Brickley, Entrepreneurship, fashion, New York Fashion Week, NYFW, Style -

Philando Castile. Terence Crutcher. Keith Lamont Scott. Terrence Sterling. In the fall of 2016, the news was filled with names of unarmed African-Americans killed by police. Chris Brickley sat in front of the television in his Manhattan apartment, all sorts of feelings bubbling beneath his tattooed skin. He thought about how differently history would be […]

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Entertainment, Laura Lee, Laura Lee dropped by Ulta, Laura Lee racist, News, racist YouTuber, Style, Ulta -

YouTube sensation and beauty guru, Laura Lee is in hot water after a racist tweet from 2012 recently resurfaced. “Tip for all black people if you pull ur pants up you can run from the police faster… #yourwelcome,” she posted in 2012. According to TheBlast, ULTA has severed ties with her cosmetic company, Laura Lee Los […]

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black celebrity hairstylists, Black Glam, celebrity hairstylist, Entertainment, Gabrielle Union, Johnny Wright, Larry Sims, Larry Sims interview, Michelle Obama, Queen Latifah, Style, TheGrio Originals, Tracee Elliss Ross -

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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2018 MTV VMAs, 2018 VMAs, Cardi B, Chloe x Halle, Entertainment, Events, Featured, Jennifer Lopez, Kylie Jenner, MTV, MTV Video Music Awards, MTV VMAs, Music, News, Nicki Minaj, Style, Television, Travis Scott, Video, VMAs red carpet -

The 2018 MTV VMAs are finally upon us and we’re running down the list of the most stylish stars to hit the pink carpet on the wildest award show in music. Stars like Cardi B, Offset, Nicki Minaj, and more are sure to stun on the carpet this year and we can’t wait to see […]

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Adidas, Jordan Brand, Li-Ning, Nike, Puma, Sneaker Stories, Sneakers, Style, Tamera Young, Ty Young, WNBA, Women's Basketball -

ATLANTA — The room is the perfect size for an office. Not too big, not too small, a single window, and a closet for storage. Yet Las Vegas Aces forward Tamera Young had other plans for the space when she moved into the house four years ago. She hasn’t been around much, since her basketball […]

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Living, News, Sports, Style, Video -

  When Serena Williams shows up for the U.S. Open later this month, her Nike uniforms will be designed by none other than Virgil Abloh. According to Vogue, the tennis legend and new mother will be wearing a collection that is appropriately titled “Queen” by Virgil Abloh for Nike. Williams will basically be a walking lookbook for […]

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Beyhive, Beyoncé, Beyonce VOGUE cover, Blue Ivy, Blue Ivy Carter, Entertainment, Jason Mitchell, Jay Z, Music, On The Run 2 Tour, On The Run II, On The Run II tour, Rumi and Sir, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter, Style, Vogue -

By now, we have all seen the stunning photos of Beyonce in VOGUE‘s September issue but the magazine isn’t done serving up gems from Bey. Tyler Mitchell is the 23-year-old photographer who captured the sexy snapshots for the cover and accompanying spread, making history as the first Black photographer to score the coveted gig. Now, […]

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Amandla, Common, Ebony, Entertainment, Film, Insecure, Insecure Season 3, Issa Rae, Issa Rae EBONY cover, Issa Rae fashion, Issa Rae interview, Jay Ellis, Style, Television, The Hate U Give, Y'lan Noel, Yvonne Orji -

Issa Rae is ready to unleash the third season of her hit HBO show Insecure this weekend and she’s covering the September issue of EBONY. She shared the good news on social media on Tuesday and showed off some snapshots that capture her fierce fashion sense. I'm on the cover of @ebonymagazine's September issue! photo: […]

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Beyoncé, Beyonce c-section, Beyonce VOGUE cover, Elle, Elle Canada, Elle UK, Entertainment, Film, Harpers Bazaar, Kanye West, Lupita Nyong'o, Marie Claire, Music, Rihanna, Slick Woods, Style, Tiffany Haddish, Tracy Ellis Ross, Tyler Mitchell, Vogue, Zendaya -

For the fashion world, nabbing a September cover is the ultimate win and this year, there’s more melanin than ever fronting the pages of the biggest fashion magazines in the world. From Beyonce to Kanye West, there are several stars to celebrate this month. Beyonce Queen Bey serves up two covers for VOGUE and made […]

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Dallas Wings, Puma, Skylar Diggins, Skylar Diggins-Smith, Sneaker Stories, Sneakers, Style, WNBA -

In the days leading up to June’s 2018 NBA draft, Puma turned heads in an effort to revitalize its basketball division after essentially two decades of irrelevancy. The German sportswear company signed the draft’s two top selections, Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley Jr., as well as fellow eventual first-round pick Zhaire Smith, to footwear and […]

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Black History, British Vogue, British VOGUE September issue, Entertainment, Film, Music, Rihanna, Rihanna British VOGUE cover, Style, Video, Vogue, VOGUE September issue -

  Rihanna just made history as there first Black woman to grace the cover of British VOGUE’s coveted September issue. The singer/actress/ business mogul shared the good news on Instagram. “September issue of @britishvogue, styled by @edward_enninfuland shot by @nick_knight, on newsstands Friday August 3.  Wearing a @prada dress and gloves @savagexfenty lace body. Hair by […]

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Entertainment, Gerald Hill, Lauryn Hill lawsuit, Lauryn Hill Woolrich campaign, Luryn Hill, Music, Style, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill -

Nearly 20 years after she debuted The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, the singer is starring in her first-ever fashion campaign. Lauryn Hill has signed on to be the new face of Woolrich for their recently rebranded series, American Soul Since 1830 and she struck several stunning poses for their 2018 Fall/Winter collection. She also pitched in on […]

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Air Jordan, Anna Wintour, Anna Wintour Air Jordan, Anna Wintour Jordans, AWOK, Entertainment, Jasmine Jordan, Michael Jordan, Nike, Sports, Style, Vogue -

Nike has teamed up with infamous VOGUE Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour to create a chic capsule collection of sneakers for women. The line reimagines the brand’s most infamous sneakers, the Air Jordan 1 and the Air Jordan 3 SE and features her seal of approval in the form of her actual signature, “Anna Wintour OK” (AWOK). […]

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