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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Model of the day, Jourdan Dunn Joan Smalls

Joan Smalls Rodriguez hails from Hatillo, Puerto Rico. The latina’s beauty’s is multi-ethnic. Her mother is of Spanish, Taino Indian and South roots. Joan’s father has African and Irish ancestry. Joan Small is currently one of the most successful models in the world. Her earning power means she’s high on Forbes magazine’s model’s yearly list since 2012. ranked the Puerto Rican Goddess number one

Rnb’s newest sensation Tinashé is here

The ladies are running RnB music for the last decade, led by artist like Beyonce and Alicia Keys.  Sure Usher’s still around and new talent like Trey Songs and Sam Smith are holding their own but the ladies are killing it. Add new sensation Tinashé Jorgensen Kachingwe to your radar. Her single, 2 on dominated radio play this past summer. It’s almost like she appeared

Lupita Nyong’o, where art thou?

After taking the world by storm the Twelve years a slave star Lupita Nyong’o has been conspicuously absent from the big screens. Fret not the Mexican beauty will grace our eyes onscreen big time in 2015 with two major film releases in the works. First Lupita’s part of the ensemble cast of the new star wars film (Star Wars: Episode VII), sans George Lucas of

The quiet billionaire

Nigerian native, Chinedu Echeruo is one of the richest men on Earth, that nobody knows about. The entrepreneur sold his startup to Apple in 2013 for a reported $1 billion US. Unlike Apple’s Beats by Dre headphone purchase in mid 2014, the Hotspot transaction went by with virtually no fanfare and that’s how the quiet billionaire wanted it. Dr. Dre took to social media

Did illegal file sharing save black cinema?

Black cinema in North America as recent as two years ago was effectively dead. So said many industry experts and lamented by many civic groups like the Naacp. Then came social media and yes to an even greater,  yet underrated extent – piracy. The sharing technology known as bittorrent (aka, torrent) is the real hero even more important than facebook or twitter. Torrent sharing enables

Black Eyed Peas’ frontman launches wristwatch

Long time lead singer of the super successful musical group, the Black Eyed Peas (or BEP), is launching his latest venture – a wristwatch called simply, Puls (pronounced Pulse). unveiled the device onstage at the Salesforce Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. According the now tech visionary – he one of the men behind the storied, Beats by Dre, success story – the wristwatch

Goodbye Ruby Dee

Years ago as a child in Jamaica, in my 10th grade English class we studied the novel, A Raisin in the Sun by the great Lorraine Hansberry – I was awestruck and spellbound. Later, my class watched the screenplay with a young Sidney Poitier and an intense full of energy Ruby Dee. She was always beautiful and magnetic onscreen, so as an adult I’ve actively

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