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  R&B singer D’Angelo (pictured) used his “Saturday Night Live” performance this weekend to bring the murders of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Eric Garner to the fore, just weeks after his first CD release, which came after a years-long career hiatus that was dogged by persistent rumors of substance abuse and arrests. RELATED: NewsOne Minute: 45-Year-Old Founder […]


Titi Branch, the co-founder of the successful natural haircare line Miss Jessie’s, has died. According to an obituary that was released by NV Magazine, Branch reportedly passed away on December 4 from an apparent suicide due to asphyxia. Prior to starting her own business the Queens-bred entrepreneur worked as a field producer for WABC-TV in New […]


Where is D’Angelo? When is D’Angelo’s new album coming out? Is D’Angelo touring? Fans have been asking those questions since 2000, when the elusive singer, born Michael Eugene Archer, released the neo-soul classic “Voodoo.” He’s yet to issue a follow-up, although rumors suggest his long-gestating third album—working title: “James River”—will finally arrive in 2012. The 38-year-old […]


Planned Parenthood Federation of America, an organization dedicated to providing women with cost effective healthcare options, is sponsoring the 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans. PPFA, and it’s affiliate Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, have spent the week-end “[educating] attendees on Planned Parenthood’s affordable, high-quality health services and offer birth control counseling and information,” according […]

NEW YORK — D’Angelo has resolved his New York City prostitution case by pleading guilty to disorderly conduct.