Music, Rap

Queen Key for Paper Mag

Queen Key, one of Chicago’s most exciting new rappers, always knew she’d be famous. Now 21 years old, Queen, born Ke’Asha McClure is the artist behind Eat My Pussy, her dazzlingly hilarious and feminist debut EP. And these days, Queen attributes the fame goal to having lots of free time as a kid. “I never […]

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Black Culture, Music, Rap

Point Blank Period.

“We express ourselves in our music as real as we know how.” City Girls’ anticipated documentary Point Blank Period arrived August 30, 2018 and here’s your first look. Produced by their record label — Quality Control Music — and Mass Appeal, the documentary follows the story of the Miami-born rappers as they leave their humble beginnings in Florida […]

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Hip-Hop, Music, Rap

Kash Doll: Ice Me Out

Kash Doll’s new single, “Ice Me Out”, produced by FKi 1st, is the stunt anthem for boss ladies everywhere. From Tiffany diamonds to Louie V luggage, Kash Doll only wants the finer things in life. “Ice Me Out” is a very direct song, requesting to be spoiled by her significant other with diamonds. With lyrics like, “I ain’t […]

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Black Girl Magic, Black Women, Entrepreneurs, Women in Business

Meet Muhga

Pronounced Moh-Jah; Muhga is the CEO and founder of natural hair company, NaturAll Club. Muhga started making hair products in her college dorm room after becoming frustrated with commercial hair products that left her hair dry and brittle. After becoming tired of all of the in-store options,she committed herself to a three-month journey of using […]

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Hip-Hop, Music, Rap

Maliibu Miitch Empowers Women

Bronx-based rapper Maliibu Miitch makes slick, unapologetic music about her daily life, her relationships, and her feminist politics. She had a big year last year, dropping a mixtape and two critically-acclaimed singles, “4 AM” and “The Count.” Her success is hard earned: She’s been working in the industry for years, having been signed to Ruff […]

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Entrepreneurs, Music, Women in Business

Princess Nokia for Betsey Johnson

Princess Nokia is the new face for the 2018 Betsey Johnson Fall campaign. The announcement was posted to Instagram by both Betsey Johnson and Princess Nokia, showcasing Nokia in a bold blue jumper with a comic book-inspired print with a red-lip vampire fang purse wrapped around her body. Johnson describes the upcoming collection as “everything […]

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Black Girl Magic, Entrepreneurs, Music, Women in Business

Sza Teases with New Clothing Line

With a caption reading, “Who tryna save the ocean” you would think singer, Sza, would be the next advocate for saving the whales or trying to stop pollution. SZA revealed her latest line of Ctrl-inspired merchandise on Instagram, borrowing decorative designs from previous collections that have featured multi-colored text and Champion branding for that athletic look. […]

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Hip-Hop, Music, Rap

Tokyo Jetz– 90’s Baby

Tokyo Jetz, Hustle Gang’s first lady, dropped her latest mixtape, 90’s Baby, on Spinrilla earlier this week. Taking it back to the 90’s, Jetz raps over classic 90’s songs from, Tupac’s, Brenda’s got a baby  to Lauryn Hill’s  Doo Wop (That Thing)  to Mary J. Blige, Real Love. The 5 song mixtape features only her label […]

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Black Girl Magic, Hip-Hop, Music, R&B

Ari Lennox Returns

The Dreamville songstress returns with her first single for 2018, Whipped Cream. “‘Whipped Cream’ is my little baby that expresses how I feel about an ex that I’m still not over. He’s the same niggaa that I talked about in PHO,” Lennox says. Lennox is the first lady and only singer, signed to J.Cole’s Dreamville […]

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