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Beyonce Gets To The Essence

AP | Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS -- Beyonce is coming back to New Orleans and back to the Superdome. After entertaining a huge television audience in a packed dome during...

2013 ESSENCE Music Festival Lineup Announced

Posted 01.14.2013 | Black Voices

Jill Scott, Maxwell, New Edition, and Keyshia Cole are among the star-studded list of performers scheduled to perform at this year’s annual ESSENCE ...

Whose Engagement Ring Is This?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

This holiday season, some celebs had an extra reason to celebrate -- they got engaged! These stars rang in the New Year with their new fiances and ...

How Does Brandy Feel About Her Unexpected Proposal?

Posted 01.03.2013 | Celebrity

The boy is hers — much to her surprise. Brandy told People magazine that her recent proposal to music-executive boyfriend Ryan Press was complet...

PHOTO: Brandy Shows Off Her Engagement Ring

Posted 01.02.2013 | Weddings

Is Brandy fixing her hair poolside in this photo? Oh, wait, no, she's showing off her new engagement ring. The R&B singer, who confirmed her en...

The World of Distilled Spirits (video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 02.26.2013 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

"Yeast never sleeps," said Sebastian Degens. Which is a good thing, since Degens and his wife, Erika, depend on it to ferment the fruit and grain mash...

Spice Travel: Chai Saffron-Plum Cake

Ken Leung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Ken Leung

Making this recipe is a broader sensory experience than most others. Plums with brandy and cinnamon glisten as you sauté them on the stove top. Not long after your start baking the cake, the vibrant notes of saffron permeate the kitchen.

Brandy: 'The Worst Feelings In The World Is To Be Misunderstood'

Posted 10.19.2012 | Black Voices

There is a such thing as bad publicity. Especially publicity that doesn’t represent who you really are. And for me, I think one of the worst feeli...

What Becomes a Hollywood Legend Most? Oscar 2013 Producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan Talk Money, Sex, and Power

Tomas Mournian | Posted 12.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

Meron and Zadan's partnership initially took shape in New York City at the Public Theater, where, working for producer Joe Papp, they adopted the legendary producer's forward-looking ethos of color-blind casting and championing minority writers.

Brandy's Big Comeback

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 09.29.2012 | Entertainment

R&B singer Brandy has defied the odds with her latest single, using her iconic vocals -- and yes, a little help from soul crooner and part-time rapper...

PHOTOS: Brandy Steps Out, Looks Fabulous

cdn.mediatakeout.com | Posted 08.15.2012 | Celebrity

R&B Singer Brandy is really beginning to come into her own....

What Is Fortified Wine, Anyway?

Menuism | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Menuism

Port, Sherry, Madeira, Banyuls and Marsala all hover in that all-inclusive dessert category of wine that most casual wine drinkers don't take the time to ponder.

2012 Billboard Music Awards: Best-Dressed Stars (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Black Voices

The stars were out and shining Sunday night for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Despite our red carpet faves like Beyonce, Rihanna an...

Brandy Talks New Album And Whitney Houston

The Boombox | Posted 07.14.2012 | Black Voices

"We know that females are catty. We get jealous of each other very fast," Brandy said during her In House visit with The BoomBox. ...

Monteru: A Mixology Competition

Scott Bridges | Posted 07.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

A bartending competition was recently held at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. A half-dozen mixologists from some of L.A.'s finest drinking establishments were charged with the task of creating a new cocktail.

A Dozen Sipping Rums To Challenge Your Preconceptions

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

For far too many imbibers, rum is something that comes in a bottle with a pirate on it, and should be followed by the words "and Coke." It breaks my heart, it really does.

Brandy: 'I Had An Eating Disorder As A Teen'

Posted 04.25.2012 | Celebrity

With a hit television show and a successful music career, Brandy Norwood was one of the biggest stars of the 1990s, but her life was far from perfect....

'Drop Dead Diva' Gets Season 4 Premiere Date

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

Mark your calendars: Lifetime has scheduled "Drop Dead Diva's" 13-episode fourth season return for Sunday, June 3 at 9 p.m. The premiere episode bring...

From 'Glee' To 'Battleship,' The Week's Most Brutal Reviews

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment

The reviews for Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's new horror flick "The Cabin in the Woods" have been mostly positive. However there was one critic who w...

The World's Most Expensive Wine And Spirits

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

To impress the most discerning dinner party guests, a host needs to go all out. And to really knock their socks off, make sure everything is top shel...

PHOTOS: Guess Who?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.02.2012 | Black Voices

Brandy is making a high fashion return to the spotlight. The singer got glam for YRB magazine's current issue and dished about her upcoming album "Two...

"It All Belongs to Me": Brandy, Monica and Getting What You Paid for

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices
Alisha L. Gordon

With Brandy and Monica's new song "It All Belongs to Me" blaring on my airwaves, I couldn't help but think about this long lineage of women singing about a love lost and the process of repossession that occurs at the end of the break up.

Gary Susman

Who Should Play Whitney Houston?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 04.29.2012 | Entertainment

After Whitney Houston's death, how much time must pass to satisfy the requirements of decency and good taste before rampant speculation can begin over...

'90s Black Sitcom Stars Return To TV

Posted 02.01.2012 | TV

Everyone loves a good comeback and as of late, TV has been chock-full of them. When "The Voice's" Cee Lo Green had the former "Family Matters" star...

Brandy's Dream Role

Posted 03.24.2012 | Celebrity

Former child star Brandy has it kept it on the down low these days, but the actress-singer pops up in this ...