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[VIDEO] Trending Topics: All ‘Empire’ Everything

Today’s Trending Topics: All Empire everything. Kanye West is making things easier. Not sure how, but.


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We Want To Be Accessible To Everyone: Atlanta Hawks Chief Diversity And Inclusion Officer Nzinga Shaw

It was a very public situation, the firestorm, in September 2014, that surrounded the Atlanta Hawks organization after racially-charged comments were attributed to owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry. Three months later, Nzinga […]



Essence Editor Talks Cover Kelly Rowland Past Pain & Triumphs with Ramona

This months Essence is the annual Career Issue for women. Charreah Jackson shares with us a few of the gems that were covered in this issue. Lets take a peek inside to see some of […]


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Shanae Hall’s Single Ladies’ (Quick) Guide To Surviving The Holidays tapped our own Shanae Hall for tips on surviving the holiday’s solo, and let’s just say the author of “For Single Ladies Only: Everything You Need to Know to Date Smarter” may very well […]


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Angela Tuck: Since When Does The Side Piece Get The Last Word?

Rarely am I disappointed in an article in Essence Magazine. I’ve subscribed for years and look forward to reading the magazine each month. But Essence has me feeling some type of way about Christine Beatty’s […]



Egypt: 7 Secrets To Dating Like A Pro

The relationship editor of Essence magazine, Charreah Jackson, stopped by to drop some knowledge on my midday listeners. She says there are seven important keys to dating like a pro. If your single and ready […]


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All The Single Ladies – Beyonce Isn’t The Only One With Dating Advice

I just wrote my second book, and it is going to change the world one single woman at a time! “For Single Ladies Only: Everything You Need To Know To Date Smarter” is the topic […]


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[VIDEO] The Ryan Report: Serena Williams Serves A Stunning Essence Cover

Today’s Ryan Report: Complex magazine listed 50 things you may not know about Rihanna. The stunning Serena Williams is featured on the July cover of Essence magazine! Lil’ Kim was recently in town. A brief discussion about her new […]


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Egypt: Is The World Ready For A Black Woman As President?

My friend Emil Wilbekin, former editor for Vibe, now editor-at-large for Essence Magazine, called in today and we discussed a very controversial subject. Essemce says we should be looking for our next President to be […]


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Egypt: Vote For Aaron & Kyla To Win!

Aaron & Kyla from Atlanta are one of six finalists nationwide competing to win Essence Magazine’s Storybook Wedding Contest. Let’s help our listeners from the “A” win the wedding of their dreams. Vote for them […]