Queen Latifah is certainly a great role model for women everywhere, and she should definitely be praised for it. The 45-year-old actress is gearing up for the release of her new HBO film project, Bessie, where she plays the famous Blues singer Bessie Smith, but not before she lets her voice be heard. Ms. Latifah recently […]

With tensions between minorities and police at an all-time high these days, some parents are taking more precautions to keep their children safe. In a recent interview with Uptown Magazine, Taraji P. Henson revealed that her son was racially profiled during a trip to the University of Southern California: the college he was initially going to attend. However, the Empire actress […]

If anyone knows about making a come-up in the big bad world of Hollywood, it’s certainly Taraji P. Henson. The 44-year-old actress has been trying to shake Hollywood’s default view of her as Yvette from the 2001 hit movie Baby Boy, and with her new role as Cookie on Fox’s Empire, she might have just nailed it. The […]

Before she’s set to star in Top Five this Friday, Gabrielle Union is the latest leading lady on the cover of Uptown magazine. In the film, she plays the fame-hungry reality star fiancée of Chris Rock’s character, and on the cover, she’s the center of attention in a Juan Carlos Obando dress in a blue hue that looks amazing on […]

Disclaimer: Common and Selita Ebanks are not a thing. But they should be. We mean, do you not see how hot they are together? The rapper, the model, and their ridiculously good looks teamed up to cover the August/September issue of Uptown Magazine‘s style and music issue – him a dapper lad in a black blazer and […]

Leave it to the forever elusive Janelle Monae to give the most intriguingly confusingly amazing interview all in one shot. That’s exactly what the Electric Lady did when she sat down with UPTOWN magazine for the cover story titled “Janelle Monae’s Secret Agenda” for the mag’s October / November issue. In one go, she stripped down assumptions about her […]