Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down to talk to Professor Ali Colleen Neff about her work with Senegalese praise poets, Mami Wata, and sea punk. Professor Neff is a visiting assistant professor at William and Mary College.
A fighter, legend and game-changer, Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. The South African leader's voice and story spread way outside his home borders, and his contributions will never be forgotten. See how rappers and singers reacted to his death and legacy on Twitter.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is join by Professor Elizabeth Alexander to discuss the black art aesthetic and whether hip hop is poetry. Professor Alexander is the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of African American Studies, American Studies and English at Yale University. Professor Alexander was chosen by President Obama to compose and read a poem for his 2008 inauguration.
Farrah: Beyonce Covered Up Real Reason I Quit Destiny's Child
http://www.vladtv.com - In 2000, former Destiny's Child member, Farrah Franklin exited then famous girl group after working with Beyonce, Kelly and Michelle for only six months. Although, Beyonce told TRL's Carson Daly that the group members decided to end their working relationship after she skipped several shows and it was a group decision, Franklin tells us otherwise.
The 34-year-old revealed the rift began with manager, Matthew Knowles and not any of her former members. "Ultimately, it w...
Jay-Z and wife Beyonce showed up at a Barneys event Wednesday night despite cries for the hip-hop mogul to sever ties with the high-end department store. PIX 11 News obtained exclusive video of Jay and Bey inside Barneys on Wednesday night.