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‘Fresh Prince Of Bel Air’ star James Avery dies aged 68 | News
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‘Fresh Prince Of Bel Air’ star James Avery dies aged 68 | News

January 2nd, 2014 | by Verse
As many of us were ringing in the New Year, the sad news broke that actor James Avery, who many from our generation will remember as Philip Banks better known as Uncle Phil on the Will Smith led iconic ’90s sitcom The Fresh...
Suicide: Missed Calls, Guilt & Goodbyes #OKNotToBeOK
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Suicide: Missed Calls, Guilt & Goodbyes #OKNotToBeOK

October 1st, 2013 | by Melissa Sinclair
It was the last Bank holiday in May, a Monday morning, 8am, and I received a text from one of my closest friends asking if it was okay to call. I got that sinking feeling. Firstly, because close friends don’t ask permission...
#OKNotToBeOK: Music My Medicine, Yoga My Therapy
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#OKNotToBeOK: Music My Medicine, Yoga My Therapy

September 27th, 2013 | by michelle
Mental health issues were never unusual to me. In fact, they were pretty normal and still are. When I was seven or eight my cousin attempted suicide and I walked in on her crushing pills into the bathroom carpet. I didn’t know...
Fugees video director sentenced to 50 years for sexual assault
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Fugees video director sentenced to 50 years for sexual assault

July 30th, 2013 | by Brittney Fennell
Video director of the Fugees 1996 hit “Killing Me Softly,” Aswad Ayinde was sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexual assault on Friday, July 26. Adding to a 40-year sentence the MTV Award-winner received more than...
Vybz Kartel acquitted of one of two murder charges, issues statement
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Vybz Kartel acquitted of one of two murder charges, issues statement

July 30th, 2013 | by KavelleChristie
Controversial dancehall artist Vybz Kartel was last week acquitted of the 2011 murder of Jamaican businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton, when he appeared in the Home Circuit Court,...
Snapshot: Jay Z spotted with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook HQ
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Snapshot: Jay Z spotted with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook HQ

July 29th, 2013 | by Nura Abdela
Since the announcement and release of his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail Jay Z has been all systems go, as we’ve seen him everywhere from TV adverts to art galleries, and festivals to radio shows. Last week the rapper...
Harry Belafonte wants to resolve issues with JAY Z + Beyoncé, requests a sit down [Video] | News
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Harry Belafonte wants to resolve issues with JAY Z + Beyoncé, requests a sit down [Video] | News

July 28th, 2013 | by Natasha Nanner
Renowned social activist Harry Belafonte is hoping to resolve his issues with JAY Z and Beyoncé by inviting the superstar couple for a one-on-one sit down, in which they can perhaps address their differences and reach some...
The Foreign Exchange unveil ‘Love in Flying Colors’ album cover, tracklist x release date
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The Foreign Exchange unveil ‘Love in Flying Colors’ album cover, tracklist x release date

July 26th, 2013 | by Ural Garrett
It’s been almost three years since Phonte and Nicolay blessed the masses with their third full length studio album Authenticity, but today, the duo have revealed the cover and tracklist for their fourth studio album Love...
JAY Z discusses Harry Belafonte, Trayvon Martin verdict + more w/ Elliott Wilson #FactsOnly Pt 2
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JAY Z discusses Harry Belafonte, Trayvon Martin verdict + more w/ Elliott Wilson #FactsOnly Pt 2

July 25th, 2013 | by Ural Garrett
In part two of Elliot Wilson‘s #FactsOnly interview with JAY Z (watch part one here), the mogul had some choice words regarding his controversy with iconic singer, songwriter, actor and social activist Harry Belafonte....
Poet Dean Atta pays tribute to Trayvon Martin with “Black Britain & Black America”
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Poet Dean Atta pays tribute to Trayvon Martin with “Black Britain & Black America”

July 15th, 2013 | by Henry Yanney
Whilst many are still reeling over the verdict in the George Zimmerman – Trayvon Martin trial, a number of media figures have quickly come out to express their views of the decision to acquit the Neighbourhood Watchman over the...