Tinashe

Would you drink Tinashe‘s bath water? How about sip from a champagne glass that she stood up in? Do you even know who she is?

Most of us can’t name a song Tinashe sings, but she covers the current issue of Complex online magazine.

Surprisingly, the 22-year-old singer/ songwriter needs bodyguards due to her growing popularity.

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Aretha Franklin and Tamron Hall

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is calling on the Motown family to help Flint, Michigan residents during the manmade water crisis.

Flint’s water supply became contaminated with lead and other pollutants when the city switched its drinking water source from Detroit’s water supply to the Flint River.

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Monica Brown

R&B singer Monica Brown sat down with Uptown magazine for an in-depth interview recently.

The 35-year-old mother-of-3 discussed her recently released eighth studio album, Code Red, and being labeled the underdog on today’s music scene.

Monica was styled by Shun Melson in a Donna Karan gown. Photography by Drexina Nelson; hair by Ray Dodson and face by Marsha Saintil.

Thanks to Uptown EIC Isoul Harris for the cover and Talkingwithtami.com for the additional pics.

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Karrueche Tran And Christina Milian

For months now I’ve been telling you about singer Christina Milian‘s romantic interludes with pretty socialite Karrueche Tran. Well, Christina finally confirmed what I’ve been saying all along. She’s bisexual!

No apologies necessary. Read on…

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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

Actor Will Smith is one of the few black stars on the official (read: white) Hollywood A-list. But his membership into that exclusive club may be in jeopardy.

In an interview with ABC’s Good Morning America, Smith confirmed he will not attend the Oscar Awards on Feb. 28.

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