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L.A. Escape: 72 Hours In France

Gina Hall | Posted 12.23.2016 | Travel
Gina Hall

It sounds too good to be true, jumping on a plane and heading to Paris for a few days. But what's stopping you? I've been advocating on behalf of the ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: 'Death' Gives Rise to My Jerusalem; Victor Cruz "Inspires" in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Buddy the Elf is a fan of revolving doors, and for a while, so was Jeff Klein. While his project My Jerusalem was making music with a rotating group o...

How To Build A Timeless Brand: 3 Lessons From Hennessy

Brian Roberts | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Brian Roberts

It's said you die twice. The first time is when you're soul leaves your body. The second time is when someone says your name for the last time. Some...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Teedra Moses Overcomes Insecurity to Release Sophomore Album Ten Years After Debut

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 08.06.2016 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Confident and sassy one moment and then vulnerable and introspective the next. Those disparate elements are fused together on her sophomore release, Cognac & Conversation, out this Friday.

Panamanian Rappers Los Rakas Use Music and Fashion To Bridge Culture Gap

Tanisha L. Ramirez | Posted 07.20.2016 | Latino Voices
Tanisha L. Ramirez

You can't rush greatness. Just ask Los Rakas.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Nas Helps Celebrate Hennessy's 250th Anniversary

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.10.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Most rappers are known for having an element of bravado but even legendary recording artist, Nas can't help but express modesty when it comes to Hennessy.

Beale Street Talks, Vol 2

Gabriel James Bump | Posted 06.23.2016 | Black Voices
Gabriel James Bump

"I usually don't f**k with the internet, but Nate, Zoe, Danez, and Gabe are on to something. Reading Beale Street Talks is my favorite way to spend an afternoon." - James Baldwin, 1968

On the "A" w/Souleo: Hennessy Doc Explores Brand's Relationship with African-Americans

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 06.11.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

So what do you get when you combine a spirit brand with social justice, stir, and garnish with a jazz and hip-hop twist? The answer is all in the title of the documentary An Unexpected History: The Story of Hennessy and African-Americans.

5 Best Cognacs for the Money | Posted 04.28.2015 | Taste

Despite its relative rarity, there are noteworthy, reasonably priced Cognacs to be found.

HennyPalooza: The Party That Twitter Can't Get Enough Of

Choyce Miller | Posted 03.02.2015 | Black Voices
Choyce Miller

When I heard there was an event called HennyPalooza that was taking the East Coast by storm, I was intrigued enough to expose my liver to the madness. I also made it clear to the people in my life that the tree wasn't the only thing getting lit this holiday season, so why not?

On the "A" w/Souleo: Star of Tupac Shakur Inspired Broadway Musical Defends Rapper's Controversial Legacy

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 09.06.2014 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

It is the presence of strong women in the Broadway musical, Holler If Ya Hear Me that attracted Saycon Sengbloh to be part of the cast and serves as a reminder of one usually overlooked facet of Tupac Shakur's enduring legacy: his female empowerment anthems.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Hennessy Debuts New Art Bottle Design by Shepard Fairey

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.19.2014 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

One look at the new Hennessy V.S. limited edition label design (available in July) and you could accuse its creator, Shepard Fairey of becoming a softy. But he'll gladly drink to that since his use of floral motifs represent a new perspective on life.

Drink Like A Genius God This Weekend By Channeling Your Inner Kanye

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.28.2014 | Taste

That's Kanye motherf****** West.

On the "A" w/Souleo: A Diva Shares Her Regrets and Looks Back

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 04.09.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Looking back on her life, Jennifer Holliday knows that she has much to take pride in and celebrate. She originated the role of Effie White in the clas...

The 4 Liquor Brands That Dominate Music

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 08.30.2013 | Business

If popular music is any indication, liquor brands like Patron tequila, Hennessy cognac, Grey Goose vodka and Jack Daniel’s whiskey are doing incredi...

Rio, On The Rocks: At The World Class Global Final Bartending Extravaganza

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.24.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

A combination training program and competition now in its fourth year, this moveable feast for the liver had over 15,000 barmen and barwomen participating from every corner of the globe.

See Who Threw Down At The Latin Billboards Afterparty

Posted 04.28.2012 | Miami

Juanes, Don Omar, Chino from Chino Y Nacho, Mun2 host Jenni Rivera, Akon, and many more partied the night away at Hennessy V.S and Universal Music's "...

Brennan Williams

Erykah Badu Opens Up On Recording With Jay Electronica | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.19.2012 | Black Voices

Erykah Badu’s steadfast pursuit of creativity and inspiration has been an ongoing challenge for the R&B songstress throughout the course of her care...

Biden Hennessy Ad Campaign Forced Off The Air: Onion News (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Parodying the recent events of PETA and Weatherproof featuring the Michelle and Barack Obama in ad campaigns without their permission, which have upse...