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 […]

Most of the time, the discourse about diversity in fashion and magazines is about the color of models‘ skin, with body shape and size often going overlooked. The norm is for pages to be riddled with tall, stick-thin women, whether they are black and white, but all is not lost—progress is being made. Within its annual […]

Gina Rodriguez takes the lead in CW’s Jane the Virgin, but on the cover of Latina magazine, she’s a topless stunning sexpot. Wearing nothing but a patterned blazer and a dainty gold chain, Gina commands attention on the front page of the March issue. And if you don’t already know who she is, it’s time to get familiar. […]

On the cover of Men’s Health magazine, Kevin Hart is a small guy with big muscles and even bigger goals. Even though he’s always looking ahead to become a household name—because he’s not famous, he’s “black famous,” he says—he knows he’s a “big goddamn deal.” Inside the March issue, The Wedding Ringer actor tells all about his workout routine, […]

We’re going to let you finish, but did Katy Perry really just call Kanye West a villain? Indeed, she did. But it’s not what you think. Fresh off her halftime performance during Sunday’s Super Bowl (which was the most watched game ever, by the way), the “Roar” singer takes to the cover of ELLE magazine, and inside, she opens up […]

The excitement has been building, building, building before Fifty Shades of Grey finally hits theaters February 13. Nearly two weeks prior, though, Glamour magazine brings its stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan out of the Red Room and onto the cover of their February issue. On it, they channel their inner Anastasia and Christian and hold each other tightly (hello, […]

Before Katy Perry performs during the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show—a 12-and-a-half minute performance in front of a stadium of 63,400 and a TV audience of 100 million, no big deal—she takes center stage on the cover of Billboard. “Everyone has been asking me if I’m going to be nervous before the halftime show,” the “This is How We Do” […]

Since the release of “FourFiveSeconds” with Paul McCartney and Kanye West, anticipation for the release of Ri’s R8 album is at an all-time high. So it’s only right Rihanna is the cover girl of i-D Magazine’s Music Issue. Looking very “Bye Felicia,” the pop diva poses behind oversized hoop earrings and braids. With a dark lip […]

Tia Mowry-Hardrict has come a long way since her Sister, Sister days. We’ve watched her personal style evolve through her various acting roles, and in recent years, her Instagram account. Now, she’s starting 2015 off with a fresh look and style, showcasing it on the cover of Thrifty Hunter magazine. For the spread, the Instant Mom […]

While we might be in the middle of one of the historically worst blizzards up east, Big Sean is seeing better days. Last night, he announced the title of his third studio album, Dark Sky Paradise. And even though it sounds a bit gloomy, as far as Sean’s career goes, things are brightening up in tandem with his new cover […]