Travel Recap: Favorites From London and Curacao

The post Travel Recap: Favorites From London and Curacao appeared first on GangStarr Girl I’m traveling again! Woohoo. Details on where when I get back but let’s just say, I’m in Black Star territory ....more

G-Vids: Sandra St. Victor in “Pull Your Pants Up”

The post G-Vids: Sandra St. Victor in “Pull Your Pants Up” appeared first on GangStarr Girl Sandra St. Victor just dropped the video for “Pull Your Pants Up,” and it’s about, yes, pulling your gotdamn pants up! ...more

Lupita Nyongo Shows Vogue Mag Her Hair Braiding Skills [Video]

The post Lupita Nyongo Shows Vogue Mag Her Hair Braiding Skills [Video] appeared first on GangStarr Girl This video has been circulating since last week but I’m posting it because it made me smile. Basically, it’s a quick flick where Lupita Nyong’o talks about how she learned how to braid hair. She says she didn’t learn until college but once she did, she intended to use the skill as a side hustle ....more

G Travel: What to Do on Your Girls Trip to Curacao!

The post G Travel: What to Do on Your Girls Trip to Curacao! appeared first on GangStarr Girl Curacao is a dushi place, not to be confused with “douchey.” In Papiamentu, the island’s local language, “Dushi” means “sweet,” or if referring to a person, “sweetheart.” Get it? Located in the South Caribbean, Curaçao is influenced by its Dutch, African and Spanish roots ....more

Q-Tip Plans to Release 25th Anniversary Edition Of ‘The Low End Theory’

The post Q-Tip Plans to Release 25th Anniversary Edition Of ‘The Low End Theory’ appeared first on GangStarr Girl Q-Tip of the legendary A Tribe Called Quest recently did an interview with BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Benji B for an audio documentary about himself. He discusses growing up in NYC, falling in love with hip-hop, working on an up coming TV series and more. During that discussion Tip reveals that he plans to reissue The Low End Theory for its 25th anniversary with previously unreleased music ....more

Michelle Obama’s Eulogy For Maya Angelou is Everything!

The post Michelle Obama’s Eulogy For Maya Angelou is Everything! appeared first on GangStarr Girl I’d do this injustice with a description but the just of it is, Michelle Obama really captured Maya Angelou’s impact on the world, especially Black women....more

G Vids: Sa-Roc ft. David Banner in ‘The Who’

The post G Vids: Sa-Roc ft. David Banner in ‘The Who’ appeared first on GangStarr Girl I feel like I need to follow up that Rihanna/TLC/Nakedness/Beef post with something less murderous to brain cells to here you go… Sa-Roc, one of the illest and most popular women slanging rhymes in the indie scene, teamed up with David Banner for “The Who.” It’s an educational song that breaks down some of Black History’s most pivotal people, with a cute video to match, set in a classroom. Check it out: The post G Vids: Sa-Roc ft ....more

Ermagahd Rihanna is Naked: The Dress That Got You Talking

The post Ermagahd Rihanna is Naked: The Dress That Got You Talking appeared first on GangStarr Girl I don’t really care what Rihanna wore to the CFDA but as someone who works in the web, I couldn’t miss it as it was EVERYWHERE. You know how folks–media and civilians (yes, civilians)–like to blow everything out of proportion right? Basically, she channeled Josephine Baker in a sheer dress on top of nipple pasties and a thong ....more

Celebrating Maya Angelou

The post Celebrating Maya Angelou appeared first on GangStarr Girl My earliest memory of Maya Angelou is Phenomenal Woman. I don’t know how old I was or where I was but I just remember reading the poem in what was either a classroom setting or library setting. I was with other children and we were taking turns reading different lines, instructed to be sassy ....more

Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Roots

The post Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Roots appeared first on GangStarr Girl Erykah Badu teamed up with OkayAfrica to find out where her lineage traces back to in Africa on her mother’s side. Watch: LOL at “Time is for White people.” Man, “African Time” is definitely very real. But anyway, I’d can’t wait to hear what new music she’s working on, especially if there will be musical influences from Cameroon ....more