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

As many of us were ringing in the New Year, the sad news broke that actor…


Missed Calls, Guilt & Goodbyes #OKNotToBeOK

It was the last Bank holiday in May, a Monday morning, 8am, and I received a…


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Music My Medicine, Yoga My Therapy #OKNotToBeOK

Mental health issues were never unusual to me. In fact, they were pretty normal…


Fugees video director sentenced to 50 years for sexual assault

Video director of the Fugees 1996 hit "Killing Me Softly," Aswad Ayinde was…


Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel acquitted of one of two murder charges, issues statement

Controversial dancehall artist Vybz Kartel was last week acquitted of the 2011…


Harry Belafonte wants to resolve issues with JAY Z + Beyoncé, requests a sit down [Video] | News

Renowned social activist Harry Belafonte is hoping to resolve his issues with…


Yasiin Bey subjected to standard Guantánamo Bay force-feeding procedure in protest [Video]

Usually this is the part where I write "readers/viewers of a nervous…


Dancehall star Konshens spearheads book drive for Secondary School in Uganda

International Dancehall artist Konshens is spearheading a book drive for…


Eminem speaks on drug addiction and how it nearly killed him [Video]

Director Matthew Cooke recently released a new documentary titled How To Make…


Oprah Winfrey donates $12 million to Smithsonian museum of African American History

Even though she’s busy with the duties that come along with running a…


Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg jailed for hacking | News

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, co-founder of Swedish torrent site the pirate bay has…


Oddisee

Oddisee discusses mental health at home and in creative industries [Video] #OKNotToBeOK

"One side of my family is from Sudan, one side of my family is from Washington,…


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Chrisette Michele talks diet affecting mental health, art as emotional release [Video] #OKNotToBeOK

Continuing our Mental Health awareness campaign #OKNotToBeOK, we sat down with…


My Mother, by L. Michael Gipson #OKNotToBeOK

On January 16, 2013 my mother committed suicide. She was 55 years old, just two…


Snoop Dogg launches photo-sharing app 'Snoopify'

That’s right, the Doggfather Snoop Dogg has launched his own photo-sharing…


Lauryn Hill sentenced to 3 months in jail for tax evasion | News

Despite reports that she had settled her tax bill for the full outstanding…