ROSA ACOSTA ANNOUCES THAT SHE’S GAY

Former hip-hop video vixen-turned-fitness guru, Rosa Acosta, comes out the closet as bi-sexual. During a recent interview on TMZ’s Rock Rants show, she admits that she prefers women over men… while talking about her relationship with Love & Hip Hop Hollywood star, Nikki Mudarris. “I had an awesome time on the show and I chose […]

KYLIE JENNER IS CLAIMING THAT SHE STARTED THE WHILE WIG TREND

   There’s no denying Kylie Jenner’s influence on young girls. She has 57.5 million followers on Instagram… and that’s just one social media platform. But, in a recent interview with Marie Claire, the teen Kardashian-Jenner clans member offered some head-scratching commentary about trends she believes she’s started… and also claims she’s conflicted about posting racy […]

RIHANNA TO HIT THE COVER OF VOGUE MAGAZINE 

Rihanna lands yet another Vogue cover. Just two weeks after covering British Vogue, the singer is on the April 2016 cover of the U.S. edition with the tagline: “It’s Rihanna’s World”. She sports a colorful Tom Ford dress while standing in a pool of water on the cover, while discussing her love life, her new […]

M.A.C. BRINGS IN DEJ LOAF, TINASHE, HALSEY & JILLIAN HERVEY TO LEAD THEIR “FUTURE FORWARD” CAMPAIGN 

   M.A.C has announced this week a partnership with Tinashe, DeJ Loaf, Halsey, and Jillian Hervey for a campaign, dubbed “Future Forward”. “It feels like a great thing to be able to support artists who are breaking through but aren’t necessarily at the top top, to push them forward,” James Gager, M.A.C’s Senior Vice President […]

KYLIE JENNER DROPS A “LIP” CHALLENGE

The Kylie Jenner lip challenge is here… for real. The 18-year-old reality TV star has finally debuted her Kylie Lip Kit. The kit features three colors in sepia tones: “Dolce K,” “Candy K,” and “True Brown K,” each including a liner and matte lipstick. “It’s no secret I’m really into lips,” Jenner said on her […]

NANCY V. BROWN GOES FROM TEEN MOM TO HARVARD TO CELEBRITY HAIR STYLIST

Today, Nancy V. Brown, entrepreneur, hair stylist and mother of four, has a salon on Boston’s posh Newbury Street and has plans to travel the world to share her diverse skill set. But her journey has been anything but easy or straightforward. After giving birth as a teen and dropping out of school, Brown discovered […]

BAW BEAUTY REVEALS IT’S TOP LIP SHADES FOR WOMEN OF COLOR

Scared to wear lip colors? Or simply just don’t know where to start and what colors to try? Unfortunately, choosing a lip shade isn’t the only tricky part but also finding the texture that works best for you is important too. There are three main types of lipsticks: glossy, crème and matte. Below you will […]

DR. PHOENYN AUSTIN, M.D. WRITES BOOK TO EMPOWER GIRLS TO LOVE THEIR NATURAL HAIR

In case you haven’t noticed, natural hairstyles have gone mainstream. From Jill Scott and Janelle Monáe gracing the cover of magazines with their kinky coily tresses to Tracee Ellis Ross rocking her natural crowns on our TV screens. But despite the popularity of beautiful fluffy afros, some black women and girls are still insecure about […]

SERENA WILLIAMS GRACES THE COVER OF VOGUE MAGAZINE

Serena Williams is giving nothing but fierceness on the upcoming cover of Vogue magazine. The world’s number one tennis player nabbed  her second cover of the fashion bible, where she was shot by legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz for the April issue. Serena and her best friend and rival Caroline Wozniack talked with the magazine about their relationship and being able to forgive. […]

3 MUST READ BOOKS FOR ANY ASPIRING FASHION AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

The key to succeeding in the fashion industry is knowing your history. It is by knowing what style ancestors wore before that helps today’s African American designers and stylist in raising the style bar, especially in the digital age. Today, it is imperative that those clamoring for a seat at the creative director’s table— whether […]

BEYONCEWORLD.COM PULLS DOWN UN-RETOUCHED PICS OF BEYONCE OFF OF WEBSITE

Beyoncé isn’t perfect, but you should probably think twice before pointing out the fact that she is anything less than a naturally flawless goddess lest you risk the wrath of the Beyhive! BeyonceWorld.com made waves today when it posted un-rethouched shots of Beyoncé from a photo shoot for L’Oreal. The pictures, which had yet to be […]

9 FUN FACTS ABOUT “EMPIRE” STAR TARAJI P. HENSON

We love Taraji P. Henson, but how much do we really know about the Oscar nominated actress? Here are 10 facts about the Empire star you might have overlooked. 9. She is related to Matthew Henson, one of the men who discovered the geographic North Pole. 8. Her parents broke up when she was two […]

J-LO HITS THE COVER OF COMPLEX MAGAZINE FOR THE FEB/MAR ISSUE

Although J.Lo is 45, the superstar remains as relevant as ever. With her A.K.A. album in stores and American Idol underway, Jennifer Lopez graces the February/March issue of Complex. In addition to the sexy photo spread, she also discussed a number of personal topics, such as her divorce, parenting and relationships, as well as her […]

NBA STAR LOU WILLIAMS IS SCORING BIG ON THE COURT AND DEMANDING A DOUBLE TEAM OFF OF THE COURT

NBA player Lou Williams, the former Sixers player who is now a Toronto Raptor was a trending topic on Black Twitter today. But not because of anything you’d see on Sportscenter. No, the 28-year-old who’s been in the NBA for nine years was trending because it’s alleged that he’s in an open relationship with two women and […]

SOUTH AFRICAN WOMAN WINS MISS WORLD 2014

LONDON (AP) — South Africa’s Rolene Strauss has been named the winner of the Miss World 2014 competition in a London finale televised in many parts of the world. Edina Kulcsar of Hungary was the runner-up and Elizabeth Safrit of the United States took third place. The winners were announced Sunday after a lengthy competition involving […]