Sharee Hereford

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'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill': My Blueprint to Womanhood
It was the summer of '98 when Lauryn Hill released her debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. At the time, my entire world revolved around my friends, family, and...
From Handsewn Hats to Millions: The Timeline of FUBU
Before popular hip-hop influenced clothing brands like Rocawear, Encyce, P.Miller, and Sean John, there was FUBU.
Dollars & Chains: Hip-Hop's Long-Standing Relationship With Jewelry
Over time, the relationship between hip-hop and jewelry has evolved in interesting ways.
What Ever Happened to Fonzworth Bentley, the World's Most Famous Umbrella Holder?
In 2001 Sean Combs had been acquitted on gun-possession and bribery charges after a shooting in an NYC nightclub in 1999. After his freedom was put on the line, Combs- largely...
16 Black Female Photographers You Should Hire For Your Photo Shoot
There's nothing like a good photo shoot. Great photos help us to capture positive memories and communicate messages in an engaging way. Black women have been taking photos for...

Interviews

Jekalyn Carr is back with a new album, "One Nation Under God."
Jekalyn Carr is kicking off 2018 with a new album, "One Nation Under God," a hit single, "You Will Win," and a new book, "You Will Win: Inspirational Strategies To Help You...
A Conversation With Dee-1: 'It's Not My Job to Classify Myself'
The New Orleans native talked to The Boombox about being open to categorization and wanting to be a Hot Boy.
Wyclef Talks Young Thug and Refugees in the Age of Trump
It's been twenty years since Wyclef Jean's multiplatinum first album The Carnival. The Haiti-born, New Jersey-raised instrumentalist was one of the first artists in hip-hop to...
Philthy Rich Is His Own Biggest Supporter
The Oakland rapper couldn't get approval for a helicopter to promote his album, 'Sem God,' but that's not stopping him from get the word out.
Waka Flocka Flame Talks About Gucci Mane, 2Pac and Protesting
In the midst of his latest controversy, the ATL rap star explained his thoughts on politics--and Gucci.
Day 26 on New Music, Reunions and Diddy: 'We Ushered In the Bad Boy Era You See Now'
The former 'Making the Band' stars addressed their new status--and their old mentor.
Jermaine Dupri Talks 'The Rap Game,' Aretha Franklin and Creating the 'Kid Version of Coachella'
"I feel like when you get off the plane in Atlanta, you should hear my song playing." Jermaine Dupri has worked with and discovered some of the biggest artists in the music...
Anthony Hamilton Talks Jazmine Sullivan, the Hamiltones and Making Music That Supports Black Women
Anthony Hamilton embodies what it means to have longevity in the music business. Since breaking through with hits like "Comin' From Where I'm From" and Charlene" back in 2003,...
LeToya Luckett Talks Dionne Warwick, 'Back 2 Life' and Bad Marriages: 'If You Don't Feel the...
LeToya Luckett is Back 2 Life. Two-time Grammy award winner and former Destiny's Child member LeToya Luckett is back with her third studio album, Back 2 Life. It's been 11 years...
Eric Roberson on His EP Trilogy, Trump and Music That Matters: 'We Have to Carry the Baton'
Eric Roberson is so low-key that if you sat next to the guy in a coffee shop you may not realize that you were sitting next to a human jukebox of hit records. Also known as...
DJ Cassidy Talks Playing for Obama, Jay Z and Oprah; and Making Music for 'The Get Down'
DJ Cassidy is a busy man. One of the most sought-after DJs in not just hip-hop, but music, Cassidy's resume runs long and deep. After all, how many people can say they're...

Event Coverage

WE tv Hosts 'Mary Mary' Final Season Premiere in New York City [PHOTOS]
Mary Mary, along with WE tv hosted the premiere of their hit reality show.
Vivica A. Fox, Manny Halley, Andra Fuller and More Attend the NYC Premiere of 'True to the Game'...
The film is based on the classic urban novel by Teri Woods.
Brandy, Tyrese, Anthony Hamilton and Kem Rock the Mother's Day Good Music Festival
Platinum selling artists Brandy, Tyrese, Anthony Hamilton and Kem took the stage on Friday night (May 12) for the second annual SJ Presents: Mother's Day Good Music Festival....
Bow Wow, Jermaine Dupri and More Attend Private Screening for 'Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta'
WE tv hosted a private screening of the first episode of Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, at the iPIC Theater in New York City last night (May 16). The reality show, executive...
Eric Roberson Delivers a Soulful Performance at ASCAP Acoustics
In a small room in New York City, producers, singers, and songwriters made the intimate night feel like an exclusive soul session with Roberson playing the part of the soulful...

Editorials

Stack Your Coins: Here's How I Saved $1,000 In Two Months
If someone were to tell you right now, based on your current income and all of your bills that you had, to save $1,000 within the next two months, would you believe that you...
7 Programs That Will Get Your Student Loans Forgiven FOREVER!
Where were you when you realized the weight of student loans. Was it when you were filling out your first job application? Trying to rent your first apartment? While you were...
Want to Be Rich AF? Start Investing In Real Estate In Your 20s
There are many ways BAUCE women can create multiple streams of income and one prominent way is to invest in real estate. Did you know that most self-made millionaires made their...
15 Online Finance Classes That Every Woman Should Sign Up For
Creating a profitable business and improving personal finances are two things that BAUCES need to learn in order to become successful. With the plethora of information available...
7 Clever Ways to Expand Your Professional Network For Free
It's a new year BAUCES and while you are plotting your 2017 you might find yourself looking at your calendar trying to figure out how many networking events you can attend...

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