end of the year 2013

Selfies, selfies, selfies… they were a major thing this year and celebrities didn’t opt out of the self-indulgent photo ops. It was much debated this year how self absorbed selfie taking can be but honestly how can you hate on a selfie? As our amazing Style Editor, Rachel Hislop says selfies “are just another part […]

It’s been a roller coaster of a year, but since January, President Obama has been holding down his second term like a boss. Whether it was creating a gun-control task force in the wake of the Newtown shootings, searching for Easter eggs at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll Hunt, or eulogizing South Africa’s […]

Continuing in our End of Year content, we present our list of the Best Albums...

It’s pretty obvious the media is head over heels in love with Jennifer Lawrence. And yes, we’re guilty of it too. In an industry where actresses make news far too often for negativity or rumors, it’s pretty refreshing to have a huge star like JLaw who, even though she has reached the heights of superstardom, […]

How did we get here? It seems like last week we were all about the crop tops and denim shorts that came with summer and now here we are, reviewing it all. Last year, at the wane of 2012, we predicted just about everything that was going to be hot in 2013. From the success […]

It’s funny that something like Black Twitter exists, because, and many studies have shown this, most of the users on Twitter are young black women. Meaning Twitter is black. But, it does exists and, man, Black Twitter is brilliant. And the folks who are involved — you know who they are — will strike whenever there is a slight […]

This year, mixtapes have been in heavy rotation at radio stations and on iTunes players...

2013 has been a great year for “the internets.” It’s a known fact that the internet is the greatest place on earth, and continues to be the medium in which instant fame is only one Vine or YouTube video away. Earlier this year, we got the chance to enjoy the tales of the most epic hero […]

2013 was a great year for our favorite Canadian rapper Drake. After losing out on the “Best New Artist” Grammy in 2011, Drake returned to the acclaimed awards ceremony with a vengeance and won his very first Grammy (which he would later take a shot out of). Shortly after his Grammy win, Drake dropped one […]

Kanye West has had an awesome year. Not only did Kanye welcome a beautiful baby girl into the world, he also released his polarizing sixth studio album Yeezus. But what’s most noticeable about Kanye in 2013 is that his “stream of consciousness” has been at an all time high. We went back through the entire […]