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Chance the Rapper Opens Up About What It’s Like to Challenge Kanye West. When we got our Volume II: Music Issue cover star Chance the Rapper on the phone with Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele, an instant, irrepressible bromance was born.

Chance the Rapper Opens Up About What It’s Like to Challenge Kanye West

Arts & Culture - Is Iceland really the Equalia we dream of? Vigdís Finnbogadóttir may never have become President if it hadn’t happened.

Arts & Culture - Is Iceland really the Equalia we dream of?

She pushed through the crowds with her mother and three-year-old daughter. A radical women’s group called the Red Stockings had originally proposed a women’s one-day strike. After other groups came on board, retitled the event and worked to win over employers and trades unions to the plan, the ‘Women’s Day Off ’ gained astonishingly wide support. Log In - New York Times. Mahershala Ali, 'Moonlight' Breakout, on 'Melancholy' Childhood & Beyond.

Mahershala Ali, just a few months ago, was all but unknown outside a small coterie in the entertainment industry.

Mahershala Ali, 'Moonlight' Breakout, on 'Melancholy' Childhood & Beyond

Despite more than a decade of solid credits in movies like The Hunger Games and such Netflix series as House of Cards and Luke Cage, the actor kept a low, paparazzi-less profile. That all changed with Moonlight, the low-budget drama about an African-American boy's odyssey to manhood, which became a sensation in August at the Telluride Film Festival and is nominated for eight Oscars. Playing the kindly drug dealer Juan, Ali drew notice as the film's breakout star (and further kudos in another best picture nominee, Hidden Figures), earning himself an Oscar nomination and winning a Screen Actors Guild Award for best supporting actor. All about my mother: growing up with Franca Sozzani of Vogue Italia. Franca Sozzani’s earliest memory takes place at home.

All about my mother: growing up with Franca Sozzani of Vogue Italia

Her father is coaxing her to overcome her fear and jump from a dressing table. The Gospel According To Kirk Franklin. The inspired third act of Kanye and Chance’s faithful favorite “Give me that power to walk away when another God takes your place,” Kirk Franklin intones on an early June evening in New Orleans.

The Gospel According To Kirk Franklin

The lights have gone blue in the Orpheum Theatre; he’s on the sixth night of the southern leg of his 20 Years In One Night tour, which began in March. The 41-song career retrospective set is loosely arranged like a church service: First, nine exultant praise songs to wind the crowd up, and then the darker repertoire, the songs about human failure. Franklin and his six backup singers perform “Give Me,” a martial call-and-response confessional. “Anyone can be saved,” he says. Every night of the tour, Franklin makes this joke, and every night it gets a response. Watch the MTV News short documentary on Kirk Franklin: Finery London - Caren Downie Interview. In terms of highstreet heavyweights, it doesn't get much bigger than the three women behind Finery London, one of our favourite affordable womenswear brands to emerge over the past couple of years.

Finery London - Caren Downie Interview

There's Emma Farrow who worked at Topshop for almost 15 years, heading up design at Topshop Unique, who was instrumental in making the megastore one of the most prominent brands in the market. Then there's Rachel Morgans, a former head buyer at both ASOS and Topshop and finally Caren Downie, the former fashion director at ASOS, whose fast fashion expertise is unparalleled. Mashonda Tifrere's Journey to Finding Light in the Midst of Darkness. Mashonda Tifrere is working overtime.

Mashonda Tifrere's Journey to Finding Light in the Midst of Darkness

The Harlem native, who made a name for herself on the scene, had a lucrative career as an R&B artist spanning almost two decades with extensive appearances on songs by hip hop artists like Jay-Z, Cassidy, and the like. In 2009, her personal life was thrust in the spotlight after separating from her husband and having to pick up the pieces of a broken marriage. Why One Woman Chose To Embrace Polyamory In Her Marriage. I have a mostly traditional view of relationships and consider myself to be very monogamous by nature.

Why One Woman Chose To Embrace Polyamory In Her Marriage

If a future together is the goal, I’ll rock with you until I have nothing left in me to give, and from my partner, I expect the same. Now, there has been a time or two where the door to our bedroom has been opened to another, but they were only guests, never mainstay attractions in our relationship and never more than us adding depth to the bevy of our sexual experiences together. I take commitment seriously, but like many things in life, and many things pertaining sexuality, I don’t believe in a spectrum that is all black and white. Thus, I’m always curious about different lifestyles and seeing how the other half lives.

Kim Kardashian West's GQ Cover Story: On Kanye and Taylor Swift, O.J.'s Bag, and Caitlyn Jenner. Inside, the house is serene and church-like in its soft echoes, though the walls are adorned with nightmarish paintings by George Condo, the artist who made Kanye's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album art.

Kim Kardashian West's GQ Cover Story: On Kanye and Taylor Swift, O.J.'s Bag, and Caitlyn Jenner

It's also faintly sweet-smelling. The day I visited, the pink and magenta roses covering a bench that Kanye had given Kim for Mother's Day were just starting to wilt. Kim and I sat down in the living room on one of two matching white couches, both massive enough to accommodate a giants' orgy. FROM THE WEEKEND: Kendrick Lamar Takes Over March Madness, K.Michelle Takes Over Atlanta, Etc. Now that Kendrick Lamar's newest project -- which he doesn't want to call an album -- has dropped, it's a major deal when he performs his new tracks.

FROM THE WEEKEND: Kendrick Lamar Takes Over March Madness, K.Michelle Takes Over Atlanta, Etc.

In case you missed it, we've got how he took over March Madness inside... The hype around the Final 4 has been major, so it's only right a major artist like Kendrick Lamar came out to rock the festival sized crowd in Houston during the pre-show. Before Villanova and UNC came out on top, K. The best life hacks for urban women. Gwen Stefani Talks Blake Shelton, New Album. Roxanne Shanté And The First Rap Beef. Read our in-depth history of the diss track and its mysterious creator, teen rapper Roxanne Shanté. Hey, did you know raps beefs were invented by accident? We rewind the clock and uncover the source to discover that, just like your relationship, it's complicated.

From Meek Mill vs Drake to Jay-Z verbally jousting with Nas, beefs are a mainstay of the rap world on both sides of the Atlantic. Dive deep into hip hop culture with straight outta... the podcast. Last year's N.W.A. flick Straight Outta Compton has been back in the headlines lately, mostly due to being snubbed by this year's whitewashed Oscar nominations. Now hip hop fans have been given some significantly more awesome news regarding the could-have-been best feature. Why Kesha's Case Is About More Than Kesha. (Stefania Tejada) Advertisement - Continue Reading Below When I saw the outcome of Kesha's court case last Friday, I felt sick. Actually sick — I wanted to ask my Uber to pull over so I could throw up in a New York City trash can.

The photos of her beautiful face crumpled with tears, the legally necessary but sickening use of the word "alleged" over and over in reference to the assault she says she remembers so vividly — it all created a special brand of nausea that comes when public events intersect with your most private triggers. I last experienced this when Rolling Stone botched a campus-assault narrative and as a result left millions of women exposed to doubt. Shonda Rhimes: My year of saying yes to everything.

Ericka Pittman: Diddy’s Right-Hand Woman Is Bringing Beauty & Brains to the Boardroom. What Happens to Your Brain on Sugar, Explained by Science. On the left is your brain on sugar. On the right side is your brain on drugs. Notice the similarities? For comparison, this image shows PET scans of obese and cocaine-addicted brains. Notice that the normal brain has a lot more red stuff highlighted in it — called Dopamine. This chemical is produced in the part of the brain that is associated with reward. The Weeknd & Lauryn Hill Rock The Stage Together On "Jimmy Fallon" Ty Dolla $ign has written the biggest song of the year and will happily fix your toilet - FACT Magazine: Music News, New Music. When Ty Dolla $ign starts speaking, his trademark raspy voice is so cracked I can barely understand a word he’s saying until he takes a couple seconds to clear his throat. The model princess who swapped glitz for culture. 2000s Nostalgia Young Millennials. 8 Martin Luther King Jr. quotes that don't sanitize his legacy.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the most influential black leaders in history. I Did a 30-Day Prayer Challenge & This is What Happened. Off The Record: Charlamagne Tha God On Being A Husband, Father And Executive Producer. What It Means to See Black Women on the Forbes #30Under30 List. 'Don't Be A Wife To A Boyfriend': 10 Lessons I Learned When I Was Single. Kahlana Barfield. New highs for global drug policy. Learn. The Women of Hollywood Speak Out. Colin Trevorrow’s Hollywood fairy tale started at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. The bespectacled, bearded director, then 35, came to Park City, Utah, with an endearingly quirky time-travel romantic comedy executive-produced by the endearingly quirky Duplass brothers, Mark and Jay, and starring Mark.

The $750,000 indie film, ‘‘Safety Not Guaranteed,’’ went on to make $4 million in theaters. So THIS Is Why Shonda Rhimes & Oprah Say They Will NEVER Get Married. How to Rock a Weave Without Losing Your Edges! 30 Women Under 30 Who Are Changing The World. Jesse Williams: 'Celebrity culture? I am not going to participate in that' There is a heatwave making its way through Los Angeles. It’s the second week of September yet temperatures remain at 32C (89F). At 8am, most of the city is still asleep or just waking up, while surfers at Venice Beach have already spent hours searching for the perfect wave.

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