• By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    ESSENCE AFTER DARK: EVERYTHING YOU MISSED AT THE FIRST OFFICIAL ESSENCE FEST AFTER PARTY SERIES

    The 25th anniversary ESSENCE Festival celebration set the city of New Orleans on fire from sun up to sun down over the 4th of July...

    Look, Festival, Event
  • Is Green The New It Hair Color? By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    IS GREEN THE NEW IT HAIR COLOR?

    Over the weekend, both Kash Doll and Queen Naija debuted a new hairdo on Instagram. The Ice Me Out rapper opted for long waist-length...

    Style, Beauty
  • Amazon Workers Walk Out To Protest Working Conditions, Unequal Pay By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    AMAZON WORKERS WALK OUT TO PROTEST WORKING CONDITIONS, UNEQUAL PAY

    Some Amazon employees around the world are going on strike on Amazon Prime Day, the most highly anticipated discount shopping day of...

    Watches, Shopping, People
  • Cynthia Rowley Made Halima Aden A Custom Burkini By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    CYNTHIA ROWLEY MADE HALIMA ADEN A CUSTOM BURKINI

    It is currently Miami Swim Week and models are strutting down the runway in this seasons hottest bikinis, one-pieces, and all that...

    Women, Design, Models
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    BETO O'ROURKE SHARES HE IS THE DESCENDANT OF SLAVE OWNERS

    The legacy of slavery runs deep in the fabric of the United States of America. And 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    JADA PINKETT SMITH'S BEST BRAIDED LOOKS

    In addition to being the host of Facebook's Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith is also an inspiration for braid devotees. You may be...

    Style, Look
  • Beyonce's London Lion King Premiere Wadrobe Details By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    BEYONCE'S LONDON LION KING PREMIERE WADROBE DETAILS

    We haven't quite gathered ourselves from Beyonce and Blue Ivy's stunning custom Alexander McQueen looks at the Hollywood Lion King...

    Look, Fashion week, Collection, Haute Couture, Fashion, Design
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    DIDDY HEADS DOWN THAT OLD COUNTRY ROAD FOR A FAMILY GETAWAY IN COLORADO

    Your boy Diddy “got horses in the bacc” and he's not afraid to ride them. Our favorite bad boy took a bit of inspiration from country...

    Star, Dress, Fashion
  • Get Lost: 72 Hours In The Athens Riviera By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    GET LOST: 72 HOURS IN THE ATHENS RIVIERA

    For most travelers, Athens is just a one to two-day pitstop on the way to the Greek islands. Ask around in travel groups and you'll...

    Beauty, Dress, Look, Luxury
  • Inside Cardi B And Offset's Epic 1st Birthday Party For Kulture By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    INSIDE CARDI B AND OFFSET'S EPIC 1ST BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR KULTURE

    Cardi B and Offset threw an extravagant first party for their daughter Kulture's 1st birthday party. Despite there being a massive...

    Look, Gala, Beauty, Design, Festival
  • Jada Pinkett Smith Keeps Her Braids Fresh With This Affordable Scalp Treatment By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    JADA PINKETT SMITH KEEPS HER BRAIDS FRESH WITH THIS AFFORDABLE SCALP TREATMENT

    Yesterday, Jada Pinkett Smith shared an adorable video to Instagram, where she's seen getting her scalp greased by her daughter, Willow...

    Women, Style, Look
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    HOW TO USE THIS AMAZON PRIME DAY TO UPGRADE YOUR SEX TOY COLLECTION

    There are many things that fall under the umbrella of self-care and sexual health is definitely one of them. If you've been neglecting...

    Shopping, Collection
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    CHARLOTTESVILLE WHITE SUPREMACIST GETS SECOND LIFE SENTENCE

    Avowed white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. was handed his second life sentence in as many months on Monday, the Associated Press...

    Cars
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    HOW TO SHOP LIKE A HOT GIRL ON AMAZON PRIME DAY

    If you're looking to live your “Hot Girl Summer” to its full potential you have to dress like one. Despite what you may think, Amazon...

    Shopping, Look, Dress
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    RECENT ICE RAIDS AROUND THE COUNTRY PUT IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES ON EDGE

    Nearly 2,000 undocumented immigrants are being targeted in Trump's latest series of ICE raids, CNN reports. The raids will allegedly...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    WOMEN REMAIN HIP-HOP'S BIGGEST STARS WITH SPOTIFY'S RAPCAVIAR EVENT IN MIAMI

    Jermaine Dupri may not be a big fan of today's female rappers, but Spotify certainly is. The streaming service's latest RapCaviar Live...

    Women, Star, Event
  • By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    DIDDY AND MTV ARE BRING BACK ‘MAKING THE BAND'

    The franchise that gave us Da Band, Day26, Danity Kane, and Donnie Klang is back! Last week, Diddy toyed with the possibility of bringing...

    Look
  • T.I. Spoiled His Wife Tameka ‘Tiny' Harris With This Lavish Birthday Surprise By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    T.I. SPOILED HIS WIFE TAMEKA ‘TINY' HARRIS WITH THIS LAVISH BIRTHDAY SURPRISE

    Historically, T.I. has spared no expense when it comes to letting his wife Tameka ‘Tiny' Harris know just how much she means to him....

    Star
  • Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore Joined Their Daughters For A Play Date.Then This Happened! By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    PORSHA WILLIAMS AND KENYA MOORE JOINED THEIR DAUGHTERS FOR A PLAY DATE.THEN THIS HAPPENED!

    Real Housewives Of Atlanta stars Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore spent the majority of their time on the famous Bravo show feuding,...

    Star
  • Nicki Minaj Previews Hot Pink Fendi Collaboration By Essence   -   Jul 15, 2019

    NICKI MINAJ PREVIEWS HOT PINK FENDI COLLABORATION

    Finally, the Fendi collaboration with Nicki Minaj is near. The Queens rapper hinted earlier this year when visiting the Fendi headquarters...

    Dress