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Nigerian singer Tems has grown into mega superstardom this year after being featured on international hits like Wizkid’s “Essence” and Drake’s “Fountains." Tems takes NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (at home) performing some of her own classic records. Watch the video inside.

These famed UCLA gymnasts, Chae Campbell, Nia Dennis, Margzetta Frazier and Sekai Wright are serving Black girl magic on the April digital cover story of Essence Girls United. They discuss their love for the sport, representation, elevating the culture and getting the attention of one of their musical inspirations. 

Netflix announces release date for Euphoria creator Sam Levinson's new cinematic romance drama Malcolm & Marie starring Zendaya and John David Washington premiering on February 5, 2021. The film tells a Hollywood story of a director, played by Washington, and his girlfriend, played by Zendaya, whose relationship is tested after returning home from the premiere of his latest project. 

Singer and actor Omarion turned 36 years young today and he continues to age like fine wine. Omarion has been performing since the age of five and quickly became a teen sensation with the all boy band B2K. To celebrate his birthday, here are a few of Omarion's keys to a youthful, healthy and prosperous life.

The 'Black-ish' star is gracing the publication's first-ever ESSENCE Girls United digital cover; head inside.

#SeeHer And Ford Panel Addressed Representation In Front Of And Behind The Camera Kudos to Ford and Essence for leading the conversation about black women and representation in front of and behind the camera! Global Grind’s Senior Director of Content, Janeé Bolden recently attended a #SeeHer and Ford panel as part of the ESSENCE House […]

While we hate to see the royal family go, we love seeing them go in style.

These gorgeous, genius women are the epitome of #Blackgirlmagic, and ESSENCE wants the whole world to know it.

If your like many women who have some major crushes on the fictional Lyon brothers from the hit show Empire, then your thirst is about to be on a hundred thousand trillion. The three guys, played by Jussie Smollett, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, and Trai Byers, all cover the newest vacation issue of Essence Magazine, and even landed their own […]