Will Aretha's Most Iconic Hat Become a Part of Obama's Legacy?

If there’s one thing we know about the Queen of Soul, it’s that she loved a “lewk.” Aside from her often extravagant stage attire, Aretha Franklin was fond of a dramatic gesture—the tossing of a train, the shedding of a fur—because, as our loyal reader TheRealMarthaJones3.0 accurately noted, “Auntie understood DRAMA!…

Queen of Soul and Body-Positive Icon: A Look Back at Aretha's Franklin's Memorable Style

The icon we knew as Aretha Franklin was a lot of things: musical prodigy, Queen of Soul, church girl, teenage mother (and possible abuse/rape survivor), Detroit native, shade-master and legendary diva. But while all of those titles may apply, there is one we often overlook: Aretha Franklin, in her own, over-the-top…

A Good Look: Singer Leon Bridges Collaborates on a Limited-Edition Sunglass Collection

It’s probably safe to say that Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Leon Bridges is having a very good year. His acclaimed 2018 sophomore studio album Good Thing debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 charts, and he’s currently touring some of the most acclaimed venues in the country. Now, the vintage-obsessed singer is…

Colorism, or Complete Makeover? Disney's Princess Tiana Has a New Look, and We Have Questions 

Disney, who dis princess? That’s what fans of The Princess and the Frog’s Princess Tiana wanted to know after seeing the latest round of trailers for the upcoming Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, which features a reunion of pretty much every Disney princess imaginable, reincarnated through the magic of CGI.

'I Did It and So Can You': OWN's Star Entrepreneur Mahisha Dellinger Wants You to Mind Your Business

Mahisha Dellinger is a study in self-sufficiency. Growing up in the Sacramento, California neighborhood of Meadowview, dubbed “Danger Island” due to its high rates of crime, Dellinger learned early on how to take care of herself. With her mother often working and her older brother entangled in gang culture, Dellinger…