Beyoncé and Serena are changing the narrative for postpartum women

(CNN)Beyoncé and Serena Williams have once again proven that they are icons — but this time, it’s not for the reasons you might think. I’m not referring to their legendary professional accomplishments, but rather to their willingness to speak out publicly to counteract the pervasive fat-shaming that surrounds women’s postpartum bodies. Earlier this week, in… Read More Beyoncé and Serena are changing the narrative for postpartum women

Jesse Wellens Schools Stephen Curry On How to Become a YouTube Star | 5 Minutes from Home

5 MINUTES FROM HOME WITH STEPHEN CURRY  S1 • E5 Stephen Curry may be an NBA champion, but when it comes to making it as a YouTube star, he’s got a lot to learn. Luckily, his guest for this week’s episode is YouTube vet Jesse Wellens, who’s more than happy to drop some knowledge. Thank you… Read More Jesse Wellens Schools Stephen Curry On How to Become a YouTube Star | 5 Minutes from Home

The Musicians Behind Your Favorite Songs Are Coming for Their Credit

Who made the beat for “Bad and Boujee”? It should be a simple question. Most rap fans (and media outlets) would answer, without hesitation, Metro Boomin. But that’s not the full story. The songwriting credits list a Robert Mandell, better known as G Koop. And that leads us to a not-very-well-known side of how hip-hop… Read More The Musicians Behind Your Favorite Songs Are Coming for Their Credit

Stephen Curry & Oakland Mayor Schaaf Talk Town Bizness | 5 Minutes from Home

Stephen Curry is joined in the sprinter van by the mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf. As they drive through The Town on the way to a Warriors home game, Stephen and Mayor Schaaf talk family, politics, standing up to Trump, what makes Oakland so special, and even weigh in on the timeless debate: E-40 vs.… Read More Stephen Curry & Oakland Mayor Schaaf Talk Town Bizness | 5 Minutes from Home

August Alsina Opens Up About His Addiction To Pills on Jada Pinkett Smith’s ‘Red Table Talk’

It’s been a few years since August Alsina’s health scare when he passed out into the crowd in 2014 in New York during a concert that left him in a coma for three days. It was later revealed he had liver disease in a 2017 interview with actress Jada Pinkett Smith, whose family (more or… Read More August Alsina Opens Up About His Addiction To Pills on Jada Pinkett Smith’s ‘Red Table Talk’

The New Business of Hip-Hop Beats: How One Company Gets Musicians Paid For Creating Samples

On June 10, manager Mike “Heron” Herard got a mysterious phone call from the Grammy-winning production duo Cool & Dre. Two artists Heron manages, multi-instrumentalist Leon Michels and composer Beat Butcha, had landed placements on a top-secret project that the producers described only as “life-changing.” They just needed stems of the recordings that Heron had sent them… Read More The New Business of Hip-Hop Beats: How One Company Gets Musicians Paid For Creating Samples