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Image courtesy of Billboard For the first installment of Hidden Gems, I had to start with the Queen Bey. Beyoncé is the best performer and entertainer of our generation, and for those same reasons and others, the artist of my life. Despite worldwide popularity, a fiercely loyal fandom and sold-out stadium tours, she has some […]

As a television connoisseur and feminist, there is nothing I love to see more than strong, ambitious, and intelligent yet, flawed and real dynamic female characters. Too often female characters aren’t given the range to be strong, vulnerable, intelligent, imperfect and insecure, especially not simultaneously. It’s important to represent the complexities of women, so young […]

Image courtesy of Epic Records Artist: Jidenna Title: The Chief Record Label: Wondaland-Epic Records Release Date: February 17, 2017 Rating: Many of us recognize rapper Jidenna by his uniquely extravagant day-to-day style, and his 2015 Double Platinum single “Classic Man.” After releasing the songs “Long Live the Chief” and “Chief Don’t Run” in 2016, Jidenna has […]


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