It all started when Kevin Fredericks, known as Kevonstage, got off stage during The Real Comedians of Social Media tour and saw his brother eating Fritos corn chips instead of any of the other chips in the Frito-Lay variety pack.
“I was like, ‘Are you crazy? Fritos is not the best,’” Fredericks told his brother. Soon comedians Tony Baker, Tahir Moore and DoBoy, also on the tour, chimed in on their favorites while making a video about the discussion.
“It went viral,” Fredericks said. “I never thought a video about chips would reach so many people.”
The artist H.E.R., which stands for “Having Everything Revealed,”
built her reputation on a certain degree of anonymity. Fans never get a clear look at her face and she always wears dark sunglasses. But, her music is always clear and soulful. She earned her five nominations for 2019’s Grammy Awards, including Album Of The Year and Best New Artist Of The Year.
Born Gabriella Wilson to a Filipino mother and Black father, she is known for her hits, “Focus,” “Best Part” (with Daniel Ceasar), and “Could’ve Been” (with Bryson Tiller).
Her soulful voice doesn’t disappoint when she stopped by NPR for their Tiny Desk Concert series.
Released more than 25 years ago, Robert Townsend’s classic movie, The Five Heartbeats, which follows the journey of a fictional soul music group to stardom, is headed to the Broadway stage.
There’s a barber making dreams come true for black men who suffer from follicle challenges. Wade Menendez is a pioneer of cranial prosthesis, or “man weaves,” a nonsurgical procedure that fills a balding scalp with a head of hair in just hours. VICE News takes a first-hand look inside the world of faux fros.
Kaya Thomas coded the app, We Read Too, in 2014 to help readers find children’s books by writers of color, featuring characters of color. She currently has more than 600 books cataloged in the app.
Imagine getting this surprise at work!
When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.
The movie, “Girls Trip” opens in theaters July 21.
D’Angelo performed “Sometimes It Snows in April” on Tuesday’s episode of The Tonight Show, in which he was joined by Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum’s Prince cover band, Princess.
D’Angelo, who has been a Prince fan since he was five years old, became emotional during the performance.
Matt Damon has returned to the role of Jason Bourne. This time around, Tommy Lee Jones joins the cast. Julia Stiles reprises her role in the series.
The movie, “Jason Bourne,” is set to hit theaters on July 29.
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