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Are Black Veil Brides Breaking Up?

NewsWritten by Emmy Mack on June 21, 2018 Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack has responded to claims that the band will break up following their stint at the final ever US Vans Warped Tour. News of BVB’s impending breakup came from the lips of bassist Ashley Purdy, who told

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'Love Is_': OWN's new series about a black show biz couple and how they fell in love

In the usual way of such stories, whether done as comedy or drama or somewhere in between, each has a best friend, more skeptical, cynical and funny and less conventionally attractive than themselves. (To be fair, the Akils do have movie-star looks.) His is Sean (Tyrone Brown, played by Tim Reid in the future scenes), happily aimless, aimlessly happy. Hers ...

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Black Women Face More Trauma During Childbirth

Tai Harden-Moore was just over 20 weeks into her second pregnancy when she began having complications. At a routine visit, doctors discovered her cervix was actively dilating. She was admitted to the hospital, where she stayed on bedrest for more than two months, staving off labor for as long as possible.  In her 32nd week of pregnancy, Harden-Moore began feeling ...

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Black Sabbath and Indica Weed: Inside the Grand Return of Stoner-Metal Heroes Sleep

"When we started, we were smoking lots of pot and taking acid, and the soundtrack to all of our fucking lives at the time was essentially Black Sabbath," says Al Cisneros, vocalist, bassist and chief somnambulist for the quintessential stoner-doom metal band Sleep, which formed in the early Nineties. "Our entire universe was Black Sabbath. We couldn’t understand why the ...

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Black Thought Makes His Solo Debut With 'Streams of Thought Vol. 1'

It’s remarkable that – after nearly 25 years in the music industry – this EP is Black Thought’s first solo project. (He planned the solo debut Masterpiece Theater in 2000, but it was eventually absorbed into The Roots’ 2002 Phrenology.) Musically, 9th Wonder and the Soul Council’s production is spare and subtle, with tracks like “Making a Murderer” notable mostly ...

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