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White House on Kanye's Presidential Bid: Sure, Bro

During Kanye West’s “speech” on Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, he concluded by announcing a presidential run in 2020. The White House, currently eyed by silly presidential hopefuls like Donald Trump and Ben Carson—who are leading in some political polls—figured they’d weigh in on West’s plans because, fuck it, why… » 9/01/15 10:10am Yesterday 10:10am

Meanwhile, Katy Perry Spent the Weekend Getting Spanked

It was a huge weekend for some of the world’s biggest pop stars. But while many of them were releasing new music videos, surprising us with free albums, registering new songs, hugging it out after years-long feuds, calling each other bitches live on stage, and even announcing their presidential runs, Katy Perry was… » 8/31/15 9:45am Monday 9:45am

Have You Heard? Sandra Bullock’s New Boyfriend Is, Like, Super Hot

Psssssst, have you spoken to Sandy lately? Sandy B. Oh, me neither, but I heard from her friend’s friend, you know the one who’s always telling Us Weekly everything? Well she said that Sandy B. is dating some photographer and that she brought him to Jennifer’s wedding. Jennifer A. Yes! A photographer! And she said… » 8/19/15 9:45am 8/19/15 9:45am

Kanye West Throws Microphone, Stomps Off Stage At Pan Am Performance

Kanye West closed out the Pan Am games Monday night and introduced the audience to a fun new way of storming off stage. The rapper, who’s known for his brilliant lyrics as well as an explosive temper, showed off both during his set in Toronto, earning positive reviews for his performance but catching a lot of flack… » 7/28/15 1:00pm 7/28/15 1:00pm

On Friday, Kanye West screened the video—or “visuals” because it’s artsy—for his single “All Day” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. It’s directed by Steve McQueen and features Yeezy rapping in an empty room. The Brit Awards performance was much more powerful. You can watch a bootleg of the McQueen video here. » 7/27/15 10:10am 7/27/15 10:10am

I Took Rutgers' Beyoncé Course: A Master Class in Pop & Black Feminism

On the first day of “Politicizing Beyoncé,” a Spring semester course at Rutgers, 32 young women and men sat in their desks, texting behind a Coach bag or catching up on Vlad TV’s rap posts on a laptop. It was February. I was dressed in jeans, Converse, and a giant sweatshirt, going for undergraduate realness, and here… » 7/07/15 12:22pm 7/07/15 12:22pm

Would You Smash?: Aunties Reveal Who'd Get The Panties At Essence Fest

Essence Music Festival in New Orleans is a destination for women of color on Fourth of July weekend. This year, headliners included Frankie Beverly and Maze as well as Charlie Wilson. Both are the hotties of their generation. Jezebel investigated which vintage bae still riles up their fans and asked the black auntie… » 7/05/15 2:30pm 7/05/15 2:30pm