Jay-Z’s ‘Open Letter’ Dismissed by the White House

By Courtney Garcia, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Jay-Z could be rap music’s biggest power broker, but his latest song “Open Letter,” directed at critics of his recent trip to Cuba, has some people interpreting his relationship with the White House as against protocol. After critics questioned the validity of his fifth wedding anniversary vacation with […]

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Beyoncé Calls Herself a ‘Modern-Day Feminist’ in Vogue U.K.

By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Beyoncé has been generating serious buzz since the recent release of her latest song “Bow Down/I Been On.” The single, which includes lyrics that refers to women as “b*tches” and orders them to “bow down,” received mixed reviews from fans and critics. Got HBO? Watch Beyonce’s Documentary […]

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‘Bow Down’: New Beyoncé Single Creates Major Buzz

By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.)  Beyoncé’s back! And with a whole new attitude… Taking the music world by surprise, Beyoncé stirred up social media frenzy after releasing her latest track “Bow Down/I Been On” on her website Sunday night. Got HBO? Watch Beyonce’s Documentary “Life Is But a Dream” The song is only a […]

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Beyonce and Winfrey on "Oprah's Next Chapter" (Photo: OWN)

Oprah Winfrey ‘Surprised’ by Beyonce Documentary

If you haven’t heard enough hype about Queen B’s upcoming documentary, “Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream,” Oprah Winfrey wants you to know she is REALLY excited about it. The queen of interviews was just gushing with praise at the premiere for Beyonce’s revealing documentary, where Oprah says she was “surprised” by what she saw […]

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