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Nicki Minaj Claps Back At Critics Over Booty Baring Backshot, Compares Artwork to Supermodels

Again, the images you’re about to see are NSFW. After Nicki Minaj posted the artwork for her  newest single, “Anaconda”, the rapper received tons of…

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The Top 10 Things You Never Want To Say To A Woman With Natural Hair

More and more black women are learning just how beautiful natural hair can be. But unfortunately, some people need to learn when to keep their…

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Byron Scott To Coach L.A. Lakers

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Whether her hair was in braids, natural curls, coiffed or flat-ironed, the one constant is that it was always pretty long. Here’s what Alicia had…

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A veteran NFL reporter told Sports Illustrated that Oliver was demoted because she didn’t fit the look that Fox executives desired. “She’s not blonde, nor…

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Let me warn you that what you‘re about to hear is very disturbing. As you listen to it I want you to remember this name,…

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