The Jay-Z 4:44: Can Black Men and Women Finally Have an Honest Talk?

The new Jay-Z "4:44" album has us deep-diving into some serious discussions—and hard truths—about how men and women view relationships and why it's so hard for us to make them work.

– Jul 18, 2017

‘ANNIE’ Official Trailer, Starring Jamie Foxx and Quevenzhane Wallis

If the trailer is any indication, the new and "colorful" 'Annie,' starring Quvenzhané Wallis and Jamie Foxx is going to be adorbs.

– Mar 6, 2014

Fear Of a Black Booty: on Beyonce’s Grammy Performance & How To Watch TV With Kids

To those who called Beyonce a whore for her Grammy Awards 2014 performance: suck it.

– Jan 29, 2014

With Baby Days Away, Kanye West Gets Gobbled by Gossip Monster

BY NICK CHILES The gossip monster that parades as the entertainment media has managed to achieve a distinction that I didn’t think possible: they have...

– Jun 13, 2013

Beyonce Gushing about Blue Ivy’s Smarts Reminds a Dad of the Day He Met His Daughter’s Genius

By NICK CHILES Hearing Beyonce gleefully tell Oprah about the brilliance of her baby girl Blue Ivy reminded me of the heady, joyous days of...

– Feb 19, 2013

Beyonce Reveals Pain of Her Miscarriage

Any woman who has ever been through a miscarriage knows how brutally painful it can be. It is literally the death of your child—a part...

– Feb 1, 2013

$800 Sneakers for Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Daughter, Blue Ivy? Is That Crossing the Line?

By NICK CHILES I’ve had three little babies, so I certainly understand the desire to lavish as much as you can afford on your little...

– Sep 27, 2012

Blue Ivy Carter Is Adorable. So Why the Shade Over Her “Black” Features? Plus: More Fresh Links

A picture of Blue Ivy, Beyonce and Jay-Z’s darling daughter, hit the internet this week and my God, that  baby is a beauty—curly afro, chubby...

– Jul 20, 2012

Popular Baby Names 2012: Blue and Django Made the List. Insert Deep Sigh Here.

Well yeah—that didn’t take long, did it? Turns out that as original as Beyonce and Jay-Z thought they were being when they named their daughter...

– Jul 18, 2012