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Tameka “Tiny” Harris: All About the Harrises

BY//S. TIA BROWN Writing and singing made Tameka “Tiny” Harris rich. Marrying rap superstar Tip “T.I.” Harris made her famous. ...

A Model Pair

BY// S. TIA BROWN Some reality shows get it right: They offer honest portrayals of the intricate bonds that connect ...

Family Dollars

BY//MIKI TURNER There are about a gazillion reasons why you shouldn’t work with your family— and most of them are ...

Spotlight: Leslie Odom Jr.

BY // MICHAEL ARCENEAUX Apparently, stardom can creep up on you. “I think you don’t necessarily notice the strides that ...

Still The Ones

BY//BRANDI FORTE Wonder what perfect harmony, sans Auto-Tune and overproduced tracks, might sound like? Probably the 10-time Grammy Award-winning ensemble, Take ...

Spotlight On Singer Luke James

BY// JAMILAH LEMIEUX Don’t be surprised if you hear Luke James singing about fighting the power. “I’m inspired by Marvin ...

Chatting With: Kerry Washington

BY//MIKI TURNER Kerry Washington is no stranger to complex characters, but on ABC’s Scandal, a new show about dirty dealings ...

Spotlight On Pianist Robert Glasper

By//S. Tia Brown Robert Glasper may seem like a music geek— he did score full scholarships to Berklee College of ...

Chatting With: Melanie Fiona

BY//KYRA KYLES Your mind isn’t in the gutter if you giggle at the title of Melanie Fiona’s second studio album. ...

Spotlight On B.o.B

BY//KWELI WRIGHT How do you top a No. 1 debut album? Well, if you’re eclectic hip-hop artist B.o.B, it’s simple: ...

Spotlight On Estelle

BY //MIKI TURNER It’s been four years, but Estelle is back with her new album, All Of Me. The London ...

Pure Man Power

BY// DENENE MILLNER Peep Anthony Mackie’s filmography and it’s clear the actor, who’s enjoyed star turns in the Oscar-winning film ...

Spotlight On Bresha Webb

BY// DENENE MILLNER It was only natural that Bresha Webb, the breakout star of TV One’s romantic comedy series Love ...

Kyla Pratt: All Grown Up

BY//CAROLYN DESALU Kyla Pratt is nobody’s baby girl. In fact, she has one of her own. “Everyone thinks I’m 16,” ...

Spotlight On Aaron McGruder

BY//DENENE MILLNER When legendary film director George Lucas tapped Aaron McGruder to infuse a little humor into Red Tails, his film ...

Spotlight On Terrence J

BY//KYRA KYLES His current address is 106th and Park, but Terrence J is looking to make a move to Hollywood ...