Misty Copeland is having a great year. She starred in an Under Armour commercial, was named a principal dancer in the New York City Ballet,…

Goodness gracious, would you just look at them?! Essence’s May cover features all of our faves at once: Issa Rae, Shonda Rhimes, Mara Brock Akil,…


The February issue of Essence Magazine will focus on racial injustices affecting the Black community. See their tweet below. Essence Magazine ✔@essencemagFollow ESSENCE historic issue features thought leaders focusing on social unrest & where we go next http://ow.ly/GSoR3 10:38 AM – 6 Jan 2015


Here’s a first look at Prince covering Essence Magazine.  The music icon is set to headline this summer’s Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. In the Essence cover story, Prince After Dark, writer Cheo Hodari Coker chronicles an evening with the star in L.A. in March, before and after another one of his marathon shows. […]

Essence Music Festival brings out music enthusiasts with the snazziest senses of style! Everywhere we looked, we were distracted by beautiful maxis, bold prints and…

via MyHoustonMajic.com Actor Idris Elba covers the November issue of Essence Magazine for their “50 Things Black Men Love About You” feature. “Skin, I love beautiful skin. I’m tactile, very tactile. A woman who has really nice, looked-after skin is such a turn-on for me. It’s always sexy….” –- Idris Elba Read More Here. Ladies, […]

Love And Lifestyle

Dating is supposed to be fun, spontaneous and adventurous. When you’re young, you will most likely date a lot of different people, test the waters and figure out what type of man (or woman) you’re most attracted to. According to the “modern day match maker”, Paul C. Brunson, it’s important for women to date more […]

Celebrity News

Essence magazine honored Janelle Monae last night at their 2nd annual Black Women in Music event. 2011 Grammy Nominations! Jazmine, Rihanna, Sade, Fantasia & Nicki Up For Awards! Also in attendance were the Bad Boy family, Leona Lewis, LeToya Luckett and more! Check it out: Janelle Monae Still Wears Only Black & White To Paris […]