Category: Celebrities

Common and Serena Reveal All in Creative Minds Talks

Common and Serena Reveal All in Creative Minds Talks
By Cabryl Breotti and Laura Miller Common and Serena manifested themselves on an entirely different level. The duo—formerly an item—appeared together at the Lyric Opera House for the Creative Minds Talks, The Art of Storytelling. The format for the event is simple: Pantheons from several genres have a real conversation with a peer. When he... Read more »

Vic Mensa Headlines Lucky Brand City Jam Performance in Midst of Violent Chicago Weekend

By Kiki Camille, Music Journalist Any Vic Mensa fan can tell you, he has never shied away from being his most authentic self, whether he’s opening up to listeners about trauma in personal life through his music, or his outspoken activism about  Chicago, Mensa makes certain to draw clear lines in the sand with regards... Read more »

Photos: Greenleaf's Lamman Rucker In Chicago for PTSD Awareness

Photos by Nakita Nicci.
By Nakita Nicci PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary or life-threatening event. An estimated 7.8 percent of Americans will experience PTSD at some point in their lives. Women are twice as likely as men to develop PTSD. Approximately 5 million Americans suffer from... Read more »
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An Open Letter to Rob Kardashian

An Open Letter to Rob Kardashian
By A Comeaux Dear Rob Kardashian, Hi. You don’t know me and before you came out of your self-induced recluse I didn’t know much of you either. Oh. I remember how you kept Lamar company being the live-in Bro-Homeboy when he was lonely. Kudos for that. But seeing you surface, losing weight and enjoying the coins... Read more »

Get Ready for World of Dance with Ne-Yo!

Get Ready for World of Dance with Ne-Yo!
by Gina B. SO many season finales lately! This is the time of year where network television normally gets boring, but we actually have exciting new programming to get us through the summer. We recently got the opportunity to sit down with Ne-Yo to discuss his new show — World of Dance — which debuts on NBC, on May... Read more »

Sherri Shepherd: On Success, Sisterhood + Bouncing Back After Breakup

Sherri Shepherd: On Success, Sisterhood + Bouncing Back After Breakup
By Devin Miller I had the pleasure of meeting with Chicago native actress and comedian Sherri Shepherd while she was in Chicago to discuss her new project on NBC, Trial and Error.  Sherri’s role as Anne Flatch on the new hit sitcom Trial and Error is full of surprises. She has several health concerns, like passing... Read more »
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DC Young Fly's New Baby is Super Cute!

DC Young Fly's New Baby is Super Cute!
Actor DC Young Fly received his Christmas gift early; the birth of his daughter, Nova, with his girlfriend (and fellow Wild’n Out star Ms. Jacky Oh). DC Young Fly is also making a splash on the big screen in the star-studded new film, Almost Christmas. In Almost Christmas, DC Young Fly portrays the street smart family... Read more »

Omar Epps Gives the Only Love Advice You'll Ever Need

Omar Epps Gives the Only Love Advice You'll Ever Need
By Zondra Hughes Let’s just put it out there–Omar Epps is sexy a.f. and he has been hitting the gym, hard. He’s a grown ass man, a husband and father, who doesn’t pretend to have everything all figured out. “As a man, I’m still growing–obviously I’ve grown a lot–but I have a lot more growing to... Read more »

Dear Karrine Steffans: Put Some "Respeck" on Your Own Name

Dear Karrine Steffans: Put Some "Respeck" on Your Own Name
By Angela T. Jones Dear Karrine, Let’s talk about your sentiments on social media, referencing why we don’t show the same amount of respect to you as we do to Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou. Receipts below, just in case you forgot what you tweeted: I have to admit, you talk a good game but... Read more »
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Video Exclusive: Larenz Tate Talks Marriage

Video Exclusive: Larenz Tate Talks Marriage
By Zondra Hughes Chicago’s own Larenz Tate came home to spread the word about his new NBC series, Game of Silence.  The special 2-night premiere begins Tuesday, April 12 at 10/9c on NBC. Here’s a sneak peek below: Larenz didn’t roll solo; he brought LaRon & Lahmard, his handsome brothers, with him to the media dinner... Read more »