We don’t need another hero, but here’s one we’ve been waiting for anyway: Wakandan princess and genius little sister Shuri has finally broken out of her supporting role in the Black Panther franchise into her own series, courtesy of acclaimed fantasy writer Nnedi Okorafor.
So remember last week when we discussed how much we would love for Cardi B to appear in a reboot of the popular ’90s sitcom The Nanny? And remember how we told you that Fran Drescher was also in favor of the idea? Well, apparently Fran is about her business because the latest news is that she is actively trying to…
Pusha T, aka the rapper who tried to single-handedly end Canadian Screech’s rap career by exposing all of the baby mama drama, is talking to rapper-turned-journalist/gossip blogger Joe Budden.
At this point in history, we should already be accustomed to the fact that Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter has nary a piece of respect for our edges nor our bank accounts. At any given moment the Queen could drop a visual album and make the world stop, so it’s not too farfetched for her to be working on a project with…
What can we say? The man has range.
I am here for black women securing the bag 24/7/365.
“As women, we’re looked at as the needy ones, the naggy ones, the ones who are going to be heartbroken in a relationship ... And you know, guys don’t like getting the cards flipped on them—ever.”
As the resident Chicagoan on The Root’s staff, it’s safe to say I keep an eye on the city’s resident talents—including Chance the Rapper and problematic prodigal son Kanye. Now, I’m thinking I need to get out more—or, at least, take a Lyft—since apparently, hip-hop’s favorite number-wearing philanthropist has been…
My favorite Solange moment of this year was her joining her sister Beyoncé on stage at
Coachella Beychella and dropping it so low so many times, my knees got tired.
Simone Biles is a force to be reckoned with—in competition, and on Twitter. After once again upgrading her gymnastics program by nailing a vault no woman has ever performed during the USA Gymnastics team selection camp last Thursday, on Saturday she took a moment out of her busy schedule to clap back at an…
Here’s some news every faithful royal-watcher has been expecting: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (also known as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle) are expecting! As the designated royal-watcher of The Root—and specifically, watcher of the Duchess’ wardrobe—I’ve been low-key speculating for weeks now, as Meghan has…
The rom-com—that much maligned and neglected genre—has been enjoying a bit of a revival lately. And who better to join its resurgence than CoverGirl spokeswoman and Insecure creator, Issa Rae?
After going dark on social media for the past week, Kanye West is back on Twitter to share a long, rambling missive that, like most things Kanye has done in the past year, likely does more to raise concern over Kanye’s well-being than it does enlighten his audience.
It’s been called “The Greatest Stripper Saga Ever Tweeted”—so great, in fact, that the epic 2015 Twitter thread spun by Aziah “Zola” Wells is headed to the silver screen. Now, filmmakers have announced they’ve finally found a lead for the film—up-and-coming actress Taylour Paige.
In a recent sit-down with CNN’s Van Jones, Dave Chappelle revisited his public plea to give Donald Trump a chance, telling the host that he felt like he didn’t have much choice at the time. Chappelle also expressed disappointment in the president’s “repugnant” rhetoric.
Can you imagine Cardi B starring in a reboot of the television series The Nanny? She would be perfect, right?
You’re a poor, unfortunate soul if you think Ursula from The Little Mermaid should be played by anyone other than a black woman or a black drag queen.
Alas, to be a fly on the wall at Memorial Hall at Harvard University Thursday afternoon.
Grab your best African garb because we’re taking a journey back to Wakanda! Black Panther 2 has officially been confirmed and of course, the studio has enlisted Ryan Coogler to remind us that Wakanda is and will always be FOREVER.
Looks like 50 Cent is ‘bout to go gorilla, with an unprecedented multi-million dollar deal with premium cable network Starz.