That white privilege card will only get you so far in Amerikkka.

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New Orleans has lots of strict COVID-19 guidelines in place including no dancing, but that didn’t stop the 2020 Naughty N’awlins Swingers Convention from happening on November 14th. Get Breaking News & Exclusive Contest in Your Inbox:   In order to attend this year’s event, the 250 attendees were required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 […]

2 Chainz and Lil Wayne will drop 'ColleGrove 2' this year. See more inside.

We just yet another reminder that the streets have no love, no matter who you are. A local NOLA innovator got this reminder last week. HipHopDX is reporting that Rapper Vockah Redu has suffered a rather big setback in his career. Last week, the eclectic performer was robbed of thousands of dollars worth of stage […]

In New Orleans, Leah Chase‘s name was synonymous with her famed Dooky Chase restaurant. With being a civil rights activist who housed hundreds of individuals in the movement right above her kitchen. A matriarch with a warm smile and affection for anyone who came her way, Chase was seen as a mentor and most importantly, a […]

In this new world of doing everything on your phone, one mother and female rapper has been charged with child desertion for attempting to do something so ridiculous that – well, I’ll just let you read the story. I will say this – we have to be more careful with who we entrust our children […]

Essence Festival WILL be a problem this year. They have just announced that Janet Jackson, Mary J Blige, Jill Scott and Erykah Badu will headline this year’s festival, July 5-8th in New Orleans. via NOLA “The festival includes four days of music, culture, empowerment and entertainment. The nighttime concerts will feature more than 40 acts […]

Capping off the big weekend in the Big Easy in style, Reebok and Footaction hosted Classics in the Courtyard, a pop-up sneaker customization store and concert on Saturday afternoon right in the heart of Bourbon Street featuring Reebok brand ambassadors Cam’ron, Teyana Taylor, and Curren$y. The three artists took turns performing some of their biggest […]

She might be pregnant with twins, but that's not stopping Beyonce from enjoying the fun of New Orleans.

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On Tuesday afternoon Louisiana and the city of New Orleans specifically, were ravaged by a tornado that left incredible damage and jeopardized residents that happened to be in its wake. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards officially declared a state of emergency as thousands were left without power and severely damaged homes. CBS News has […]

The Essence Festival 2017 lineup is here and it's pretty fantastic.