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Oratile Mmolawa: On Life After University and Holding Onto Your Dreams

Nyarai Chapingidza | Posted 10.29.2015 | College
Nyarai Chapingidza

You might not know who Oratile Mmolawa is but you might be familiar with Cassper Nyovest or Tshego. Both Cassper Nyovest and Tshego are South African artists, who have released hit songs in South Africa, that have gained the applause of fans throughout the African continent.

Rapper Styles P Opens Up About His Daughter's Suicide

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.28.2015 | Black Voices

Rapper Styles P shared an emotional Instagram post on Sunday that his 20-year-old daughter, Tai Styles, committed suicide last month. "My baby girl to...

BET Awards Viewership Dips From 2014 Show

Deadline Hollywood | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices

The 2015 BET Awards drew 6.5 million viewers on Sunday for a simulcast on BET and Centric....

12 Moments From The BET Awards That Made Us Do A Double Take

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale & Zeba Blay | Posted 06.29.2015 | Black Voices

The BET Awards took over Los Angeles -- and our Twitter timelines -- on Sunday night. In case you missed this year's award show, we rounded up all the...

Definitive Proof Haters Should Not Mess With Zendaya (Again)

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Teen

Give it up, haters. Zendaya doesn’t care about what you say. After the singer and actress sported a pixie-cut wig and a glittery shirt dress at t...

Amber Rose And Blac Chyna Pucker Up At The BET Awards To Support Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment

Amber Rose and Blac Chyna escorted each other to the BET Awards on Sunday night. The buxom blonde besties made sure all eyes were on them as the...

Nicki Minaj Wins Big At 2015 BET Awards

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment

Though she was absent, Beyonce won three BET Awards, including video of the year for "7/11," while Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj also won multiple award...

The BET Awards 2015 Red Carpet Is Filled With Super Stylish Stars

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.28.2015 | Black Voices

The BET Awards has no doubt one of the most highly anticipated red carpets of the year. And Sunday night was no exception. The annual event, which...

Janet Jackson Kicks Off Musical Comeback With BET Awards Appearance

EurWeb | Posted 06.23.2015 | Black Voices

Janet Jackson’s reemergence on the scene will be made official with an appearance at the BET Awards. ...

Azealia Banks Slams 'Bogus' BET Awards, And Nicki Minaj

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment

Azealia Banks is never one to hide her feelings, and it's safe to say she's really not feeling her BET Award nomination for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist...

EXCLUSIVE: BET Responds After Coming Under Fire from Journalists and Publicists

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

It appears that many journalists and publicists were angered, but NOT surprised by the snubbing of legendary photographer Bill Jones at the recent rec...

EXCLUSIVE: Legendary Photographer Bill Jones' Says BET Awards Denied His Credentials

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

The BET Awards show held on June 29, 2014, was a record-breaking event. The event was cable's number one award show this season, drawing 7.9 million ...

Why My Selfie With Amy Adams Will Be My All-Time Favorite

Ernest Owens | Posted 09.07.2014 | Celebrity
Ernest Owens

What many don't know about her reason for giving up her seat for that soldier who sat next to me is that she didn't even want the attention that came with it.

WATCH: 2014 BET Awards Performances

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.07.2014 | Black Voices

Live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theater, the 2014 BET Awards aired Sunday night, featuring some of the most talented artists in music. Aside from a few a...

BET Gives Lionel Richie Huge Award, Misspells His Name

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

At the BET Awards on Sunday night, Lionel Richie was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Artists like John Legend, Pharrell Williams and Yola...

Nicki Minaj Throws Shade At Iggy Azalea At The BET Awards

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment

Nicki Minaj won the award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist for the fifth year in a row at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 29, and her acceptance speech d...

Pharrell Wins Big At BET Awards

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 08.29.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After nearly four hours of prizes, performances and the occasional bleeped expletive, the 2014 BET Awards came to a close. When i...

What MC Lyte Wants Other Female Rappers To Know

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- MC Lyte said she was initially nervous following a video tribute that honored the veteran rapper for her career achievements at the eighth ...

A Taste of Paula Deen's Potential Music Career

Zach Udko | Posted 09.02.2013 | Comedy
Zach Udko

With rumors swirling that Paula Deen may be joining the cast of Dancing with the Stars next season, let's consider what could be next for the disgraced deep-frying diva. A fitness DVD? A gig hosting the BET Awards? Or better yet: perhaps a career in pop music?

BET's Apology Doesn't Cut It For B. Scott

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 09.01.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK — A TV personality who says BET forced him to tone down his typically feminine look to appear on its pre-awards show is rejecting the ...

'Celebrity Apprentice' Scuffle During BET Awards?

Posted 07.06.2013 | Black Voices

Last night’s BET Awards showcased various captivating performances from the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, and Charlie Wilson among others at Los ...

BET Allegedly Makes Shocking Demand Of This Gay Man Before Letting Him On Air (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 07.02.2013 | Gay Voices

The 2013 BET Awards aired live at the Nokia Theatre L.A in Los Angeles on June 30 but it wasn't anything that went down on stage that appears to have ...

LOOK: Wedding Dress Inspiration From The BET Awards

Posted 07.01.2013 | Weddings

White was the color of the night at Sunday's BET Awards! We rounded up the white-hot red carpet looks that offer the best inspiration for your own ...

Timberlake, Wilson, Miguel Shine At BET Awards

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 08.31.2013 | Black Voices

-- Who won video of the year again? The BET Awards were barely about the actually awards as wild performances stole the night. They also didn't pres...

5 Memorable Moments From The BET Awards

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 08.31.2013 | Black Voices

-- Charlie Wilson's red coat. Kendrick Lamar and Miguel. Nicki Minaj's chair. And just where did Chris Tucker go? There were a lot of memorable thin...